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 0018UTC 30 March 2020

GALE WARNING FOR SOUTHWESTERN AND SOUTHERN 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 westerly and clockwise flow associated with a low 953hPa near 61S113E,
forecast low 946hpa near 61S119E at 300600UTC, low 944hPa near 62S117E at
301200UTC, low 949hPa near 63S117E at 311800UTC, and low 952hPa near 63S114E at
310000UTC.

AREA AFFECTED
Bounded by 49S095E 62S096E 61S111E 65S112E 65S124E 46S124E 46S112E 49S095E.

FORECAST
Westerly quarter winds 30/40 knots west of 105E initially, extending to west of
113E by 300600UTC, and west of 122E by 301200UTC. Winds turning clockwise
within 300nm of low. Wind speeds 30/40 knots with rough to very rough seas.
Moderate to heavy swell.