Weather Warnings - Ocean Gale Warning
High Seas Weather Warning for METAREA 10
Issued by the Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, BNOC
At 0633UTC 27 September 2016
STORM FORCE WIND WARNING FOR WESTERN AND SOUTHEASTERN AREAS
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 0600UTC
Vigorous flow associated with a deepening low/cold front near 32S115E 39S122E,
forecast 32S123E to low 993 hPa near 38S124E at 271200UTC, 31S128E to low 986
hPa near 39S127E to 44S130E at 271800UTC, 31S134E to low 980 hPa near 39S129E
to 45S132E at 280000UTC and 30S137E 38S134E to 973 hPa near 38S130E to 46S135E
Bounded by 32S114E 31S133E 38S133E 39S131E 44S133E 39S110E 32S114E.
SW quarter winds 30/40 knots within 540nm southwest of cold front until
271800UTC. Winds tending clockwise 30/40 knots within 540nm of low west of
trough after 271800UTC. Wind speeds increasing to 35/45 knots within 240nm of
low west of trough after 272100UTC and increasing to 40/50 knots within 90nm of
low in the western semicircle from 280300UTC. Rough to very rough seas rising
to high to very high in storm force wind area. Moderate to heavy swell.