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 1826UTC 21 February 2017

GALE WARNING FOR WESTERN AND SOUTHEASTERN AREAS

PLEASE BE AWARE
Wind gusts can be a further 40 percent stronger than the averages given here,
and maximum waves may be up to twice the height.

SITUATION AT 1800UTC
Vigorous westerly flow associated with a series of cold fronts over the
Southern Ocean. Main front 48S085E 50S098E, forecast 47S096E 50S109E at
220000UTC, 45S106E 50S118E at 220600UTC, 44S116E 50S124E at 221200UTC and
45S125E 50S130E at 221800UTC.

AREA AFFECTED
Bounded by 50S099E 45S107E 45S130E 50S135E 50S099E.

FORECAST
Westerly quarter winds 30/40 knots, tending northwesterly quarter throughout
area east of front after 220000UTC. Winds turning southwesterly quarter 30/40
knots west of front. Rough to very rough seas. Moderate swell increasing to
heavy from west.