Ocean Wind Warning 4

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SECURITE
High Seas Weather Warning for METAREA 10
Issued by the Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, BNOC
At 0009UTC 16 September 2019

GALE WARNING FOR SOUTHEASTERN  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 flow associated with a low pressure system to the south.

Low 947hPa near 62S157E. Forecast 949hPa near 63S162E at 160600UTC then further
east of area.

AREA AFFECTED
Bounded by 42S153E 58S139E 63S145E 63S160E 45S160E 42S162E 42S153E.

FORECAST
Westerly quarter winds 30/40 knots turning clockwise within 400nm of low.

Winds contracting to east of 147E by 160600UTC, and east of 160E by 162100UTC.

Rough to very rough seas. Moderate to heavy swell.

See also Melbourne Storm Force Wind Warning 1.