Weather Warnings

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Marine weather forecasts include four types of severe weather warnings: small craft, gale, storm, and hurricane force winds. The meanings of these warnings are described below.

a vessel navigating through winds of 20 to 30 knots, and waves of 2 to 3 metres.

Small Craft Warning

Winds 20-33 knots Wave Heights 2-3 metres

a vessel navigating through winds of 34 to 47 knots, and waves of 6 to 9 metres.

Gale Warning

Winds 34-47 knots Wave Heights 6-9 metres  

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