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Marine Weather Warnings - Coastal Wind Warning

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Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Tasmania

Marine Wind Warning Summary for Tasmania
Issued at 5:00 am EDT on Tuesday 21 February 2017
for the period until midnight EDT Wednesday 22 February 2017.

Wind Warnings for Wednesday 22 February
Gale Warning for the following areas:
Far North West Coast, South West Coast and Central West Coast
Strong Wind Warning for the following areas:
Central North Coast, East of Flinders Island, Upper East Coast, Lower East
Coast and South East Coast
Small Craft Alert for the following areas:
Central Plateau Lakes and South West Lakes

The next marine wind warning summary will be issued by 4:05 pm EDT Tuesday.

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