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 1236UTC 27 March 2015

GALE WARNING FOR WESTERN AND SOUTHEASTERN AREAS

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

Situation
Vigorous westerly flow associated with a cold front near 43S110E 46S112E
50S114E at 271200UTC. Forecast 42S117E 47S121E 50S120E at 271800UTC, 42S123E
45S127E 50S128E at 280001UTC, 40S128E 46S136E 50S138E at 280600UTC and 44S139E
50S145E at 281200UTC.

Area Affected
Bounded by 44S109E 42S128E 45S140E 50S147E 50S100E 44S109E.

Forecast
NW quarter winds 30/40 knots within 600nm east of front, contracting to within
240nm of front after 280300UTC. Winds turning W quarter 30/40 knots west of
front. Winds increasing to 35/45 knots within 180nm west of front. Winds easing
below 34 knots north 46S, west of front after 272100UTC. Winds further easing
below 34 knots west of 111E by 280001UTC, west of 117E by 270600UTC and west of
128E by 281200UTC. Rough to very rough seas. Moderate swell increasing to heavy
west of cold front.

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