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Weather Warnings - Ocean Gale Warning

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High Seas Weather Warning for METAREA 10
Issued by the Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, BNOC
At 1842UTC 26 August 2016

FINAL GALE WARNING FOR WESTERN AREA

PLEASE BE AWARE
Wind gusts can be a further 40 percent stronger than the averages given here,
and maximum waves may be up to twice the height.

SITUATION AT 1800UTC
Vigorous flow associated with a cold front near 45S081E 50S083E. Forecast
48S084E 50S085E at 270000UTC.

AREA AFFECTED
Bounded by 50S090E 46S086E 46S081E 50S082E 50S083E 50S090E.

FORECAST
N quarter winds 30/40 knots within 240nm east of front. Winds easing below 34
knots throughout by 270000UTC.

Rough to very rough seas. Moderate swell increasing to heavy west of front.

See also Gale Warning 1.
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