Ocean Wind Warning 5

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High Seas Weather Warning for METAREA 10
Issued by the Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, BNOC
At 0045UTC 5 March 2015

GALE WARNING FOR SOUTHEASTERN AREA

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 flow associated with a cold front.

Front near 34S151E 35S156E 47S159E 50S158E at 050001UTC, 30S157E 36S161E
50S161E at 050600UTC, 28S160E 36S165E 45S164E 50S165E at 051200UTC and 28S161E
33S168E 40S170E 49S166E at 051800UTC.

Area Affected
Bounded by 50S129E 44S132E 35S151E 32S160E 44S160E 46S153E 50S143E 50S129E.

Forecast
Winds SW quarter 30/40 knots within 600nm west of front till 051500UTC. SW
quarter winds 30/40 knots developing west of 141E and south of 45S by
050001UTC, extending to be south of 42S west of 150E by 050600UTC, south of 38S
west of 152E by 051200UTC, south of 37S west of 156E by 051800UTC and south of
36S extending to 160E by 060001UTC.

Winds easing below 34 knots south and west of a line 42S132E 50S148E by
051200UTC, west of 143E by 051800UTC and west of 147E by 060001UTC.

Rough to very rough seas. Heavy swell, decreasing to moderate to heavy through
Bass Strait.

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