Ocean Wind Warning 7

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SECURITE
High Seas Weather Warning for METAREA 10
Issued by the Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
At 1759UTC 19 July 2024

GALE WARNING FOR SOUTHERN AREA

SITUATION AT 1800UTC
Vigorous flow associated with a low 957hPa near 55S143E. Forecast low 957hPa
near 59S143E at 191800UTC, low 953hPa near 61S145E at 200000UTC, low 951hPa
near 63S145E at 200600UTC, and low 954hPa near 64S145E at 201200UTC.

AREA AFFECTED
Bounded by 53S149E 58S154E 65S152E 65S138E 53S138E 53S149E.

FORECAST
Clockwise 34/45 knots within 360nm of low, easing below 34 knots throughout
area by 201800UTC. Very rough to high seas. Moderate to heavy swell.

See also Melbourne Storm Force Wind Warning 2.

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.


The next alert will be issued by 0100 UTC 20 July 2024