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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A gale warning is also up on the central and eastern seaboards of Visayas and the northern and eastern seaboards of Mindanao including Negros Oriental, Cebu, Bohol, Siquijor, Samar Provinces, Leyte Provinces, Biliran, Zamboanga Del Norte, Misamis Provinces, Northern Coast Of Lanao Del Norte, Camiguin, Agusan Del Norte, Dinagat, Surigao Provinces Including Siargao Island, and Davao Oriental.
The idea was abandoned after yesterdays gale warning, because it was feared the mounts may have spooked.
A gale warning was raised in Batanes, Calayan, Babuyan, Cagayan, Ilocos Norte, Isabela, Ilocos Sur, La Union, Pangasinan, Aurora, Zambales, Bataan, Camarines provinces, Catanduanes, Albay, and Sorsogon.
"Because of the prevailing gale warning and rough sea conditions, boats were prevented from sailing, stranding the 126 tourists who have been in the island since Aug.
In its notice issued at 5 a.m., the Coast Guard Station Siquijor said that the suspension of all sea travel to and from that island is due to the gale warning issued by the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) 'hoisted in the central and eastern seaboard of the Visayas and the eastern seaboard of Mindanao.'
Meanwhile, it has not issued any gale warning, and assured that fisherfolk and seafarers are safe to set sail.
There is no gale warning today in Mimaropa but the oceans there will be modest until smooth.
Met Eireann also issued a gale warning on all coastal waters and on the Irish Sea.
The severe gale warning, which covers much of Britain, was in force from 9pm last night until this afternoon.
A severe gale warning has been issued 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.
GALE WARNING: The high winds caused problems for these pedestrians near the Pier Head today