Ocean Wind Warning 3

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High Seas Weather Warning for METAREA 10
Issued by the Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, BNOC
At 0020UTC 22 November 2019

GALE WARNING FOR SOUTHERN, SOUTHEASTERN AND WESTERN AREAS

PLEASE BE AWARE
Wind and wave forecasts are averages. Wind gusts can be 40 per cent stronger
than the forecast, and stronger still in squalls and thunderstorms. Maximum
waves can be twice the forecast height.

SITUATION AT 0000UTC
Vigorous flow associated with a cold front 45S135E 51S136E 56S132E to low
966hPa near 57S128E. Forecast 47S141E 50S142E 56S133E to low 968hPa near
58S128E at 220600UTC, then weakening. Low forecast 972hPa near 57S126E at
221200UTC, 976hPa near 56S126E at 221800UTC, 978hPa near 55S133E at 230000UTC.

AREA AFFECTED
Bounded by 45S118E 44S125E 45S141E 48S144E 48S137E 56S119E 49S111E 45S118E.

FORECAST
Northwest quarter winds 30/40 knots within 180nm east of front shifting
westerly quarter 30/40 knots within 900nm west of cold front. Winds turning
clockwise 30/40 knots within 780nm of low in northwest semicircle, and
contracting to within 480nm in northwest quadrant of low by 230000UTC. Winds
Rough to very rough seas. Moderate to heavy swell.