Weather Warnings - Ocean Gale Warning
High Seas Weather Warning for METAREA 10
Issued by the Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, BNOC
At 1300UTC 18 May 2015
GALE 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.
Vigorous northwesterly flow associated with a cold front near 44S072E 50S076E
at 181200UTC, forecast near 46S076E 50S080E at 181800UTC, and near 47S080E
50S084E at 190001UTC.
Bounded by 47S080E 50S095E 50S080E 47S080E.
NW quarter winds 30/40 knots west of 086E at first, extending throughout by
181800UTC. Winds easing below 34 knots throughout by 190001UTC. Rough to very
rough seas. Moderate to heavy swell.