Ocean Wind Warning 6

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IDY21050
SECURITE
HIGH SEAS WEATHER WARNING FOR METAREA 10
Issued by the Bureau of Meteorology National Meteorological and Oceanographic
Centre
AT 0727UTC 28 JULY 2014
STORM FORCE WIND 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 over Southern Ocean with embedded cold fronts.
Cold front [1] 36S134E 39S138E 44S141E to low [1] 981 hPa near 47S140E at
280600UTC. Forecast 40S149E 47S152E 50S150E at 281800UTC, then weakening out.
Cold front [2] 38S115E 39S120E 43S126E to low [2] 977 hPa near 46S125E at
280600UTC. Forecast 35S130E 39S139E 42S141E to low [2] 971 hPa near 46S137E at
281800UTC and 37S148E 41S152E 45S152E to low [2] 967 hPa near 49S148E at
290600UTC.
Cold front [3] 45S101E 46S108E 50S112E at 280600UTC. Forecast 43S100E 44S115E to
low [3] 975 hPa near 46S119E at 281200UTC, 42S100E 43S120E to low [3] 967 hPa
near 46S126E at 281800UTC, 41S100E 43S129E to low [3] 963 hPa near 47S132E at
290001UTC, 41S105E 42S135E 46S139E to low [3] 959 hPa near 47S138E at 290600UTC.


 
Area Affected
Bounded by 42S102E 35S121E 37S136E 37S140E 40S154E 50S156E 50S147E 47S138E
50S134E 50S084E 45S100E 42S102E.
 
Forecast
NW quarter winds 30/40 knots within 180nm east of front [1], south of 42S.
NW quarter winds 34/45 knots between fronts [1] and [2].
W quarter winds 34/45 knots west of fronts [2] and [3].
Clockwise winds 34/45 knots within 120nm of lows.
Clockwise winds increasing to 45/55 knots within 120nm of low [3] centre in
northern quadrant.
Winds easing below 34 knots north of a line 37S135E 41S106E by 290600UTC. Very
rough seas rising to high in storm force area. Heavy swell.
 
WEATHER MELBOURNE