Ocean Wind Warning 10

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SECURITE
High Seas Weather Warning for METAREA 10
Issued by the Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
At 0607UTC 17 April 2024

GALE WARNING FOR WESTERN, SOUTHEASTERN AND SOUTHERN AREAS

SITUATION AT 0600UTC
Vigorous westerly flow.

AREA AFFECTED
Bounded by 50S120E 46S134E 44S152E 53S146E 56S119E 50S120E.

FORECAST
Westerly quarter winds 34/40 knots initially south of 48S, then throughout by
171200UTC, then east of 130E by 171800UTC then winds easing below 34 knots
throughout by 180000UTC. Rough to very rough seas. Moderate to heavy swell.

See also Melbourne Gale Warning 12.

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 1300 UTC 17 April 2024