Gale Warning
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A warning of 1-minute sustained surface winds in the range 34 kt (39 mph or 63 km/hr) to 47 kt (54 mph or 87 km/hr) inclusive, either predicted or occurring and not directly associated with tropical cyclones.

FK Reading Ease
52.3

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College
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    A storm warning, for marine interests, of sustained winds of 28–47 knots inclusive (32–54 mph) either predicted or occurring and not associated with tropical cyclones.

    The storm-warning signals for this condition are 1) two triangular red pennants by day and 2) a white lantern over a red lantern by night.

    FK Reading Ease
    53.2

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    College
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  • A warning of 1-minute sustained surface winds in the range 34 kt (39 mph or 63 km/hr) to 47 kt (54 mph or 87 km/hr) inclusive, either predicted or occurring and not directly associated with tropical cyclones.

    FK Reading Ease
    54.1

    FK Grade Level
    College
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  •  A marine weather warning for gale force winds from a non tropical system.

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    70

    FK Grade Level
    Middle School
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