gale warning


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gale warning

[′gāl ‚wȯrn·iŋ]
(meteorology)
A storm warning for marine interests of impending winds from 28 to 47 knots (52-87 kilometers per hour), signaled by two triangular red pennants by day, and a white lantern over a red lantern by night.
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According to the provincial disaster risk reduction and management office, the fishermen set sail despite a gale warning advisory for that day.
With this gale warning, PAGASA advised fishing boats and other small seacraft not to venture out into the sea while larger sea vessels are alerted against big waves.
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The state weather bureau did not issue a gale warning as the fisherfolk are safe to venture into the sea.
The weather bureau has issued a gale warning in Townsville, Mackay and the Capricornia coast.
The Met Office issued a severe gale warning for much of Britain from 9pm tonight until tomorrow afternoon.
A gale warning, given before the youngsters set off, was ignored because of the calm conditions.
and a strong gale warning at sea had been issued in the area.
The idea was abandoned after yesterdays gale warning, because it was feared the mounts may have spooked.
Sailing, island-hopping and water activities were also prohibited in Camarines Sur due to gale warning.
The state-run weather bureau has not issued a gale warning as the fisherfolk are now safe to venture into the seas.
The severe gale warning, which covers much of Britain, was in force from 9pm last night until this afternoon.