Ocean Wind Warning 5

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IDY21040
SECURITE
HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10
Issued by the Bureau of Meteorology National Meteorological and Oceanographic
Centre
AT 1304UTC 22 JULY 2014
STORM FORCE WIND WARNING FOR WESTERN 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 an approaching cold front/low pressure system,
forecast 37S076E 40S081E 49S085E 49S080E 45S076E to low 961 hPa near 45S076E at
230001UTC, 37S081E 42S089E 50S092E 50S085E 46S082E to low 960 hPa near 46S082E
at 230600UTC, and 37S087E 42S093E 50S098E to low south of 50S at 231200UTC.
 
Area Affected
Bounded by 37S080E 37S090E 40S096E 45S103E 50S103E 50S080E 37S080E.
 
Forecast
NW quarter winds 34/45 knots within 540nm east of front [developing west of 083E
by 221800UTC], tending W quarter 34/45 knots west of front. Clockwise winds
45/55 knots within 180nm of low centre in northern semicircle. Very rough seas
rising to high in storm force area. Heavy swell.
 
WEATHER MELBOURNE