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05-Jul-2019

WEATHER AND WIND WARNINGS
Brazil

REVISED TOWAGE RATES
Brisbane, Melbourne, Botany & Newcastle, Australia

Weather and wind warnings
Friday, July 5, 2019, Brazil

The Brazilian Navy issued warnings of bad weather and strong winds in the following areas:

ALPHA AREA

NOTICE NR 669/2019
Very strong / very hard wind warningissued at 1400 HMG – QUA – 3 July 2019
Alpha Area. Wind NW / SW 8/10 strong with gusts.
Valid up to 050000 HMG.
THIS NOTICE REPLACES NOTICE NR 651/2019.

NOTICE NR 670/2019
Notice of high sea issued at 1400 HMG – QUA – 3 July 2019
Alpha Area. Waves of W / SW 3.0 / 7.0 meters.
Valid until 061200 HMG.
THIS NOTICE REPLACES NOTICE NR 652/2019.

NOTICE NR 671/2019
– surf warningissued at 1400 HMG – QUA – 3 July 2019
surface between Chuí (RS) and Cabo De Santa Marta (SC) from 031200 HMG. SW / S waves 2.5 / 3.0 meters.
Valid until 070000 HMG.
THIS NOTICE REPLACES NOTICE NR 660/2019.

NOTICE NR 675/2019
Very strong / very hard wind warningissued at 1400 HMG – QUA – 3 July 2019
Alpha area from 050000 HMG. Wing W / SW resting for SW / SE 8/10 strength with gusts.
VALID UNTIL 061200 HMG.

NOTICE NR 683/2019
Wind warning strong / very strongissued at 1500 HMG – QUI – 4 July 2019
Alpha area from 061200 HMG. Wind SW / S force 7/8 with gusts.
VALID UNTIL 070000 HMG.

NOTICE NR 688/2019
Great sea warning / very heavyissued at 1500 HMG – QUI – 4 July 2019
Alpha area from 061200 HMG. SW / S waves 3.0 / 4.0 meters.
VALID UNTIL 071200 HMG.

BRAVO AREA

NOTICE NR 654/2019
Wind warning strong / very strong issued at 1500 HMG – MON – 1 July 2019
Bravo area south 28S from 030000 HMG. Wing W / SW force 7/8 with gusts.
VALID UP TO 050000 HMG.

NOTICE NR 676/2019
Very strong / very hard wind warning issued at 1400 HMG – QUA – 3 July 2019
Bravo area from 050000 HMG. Wind NW / SW 8/10 strong with gusts.
VALID UNTIL 061200 HMG.

NOTICE NR 680/2019
Great sea warning / very heavyissued at 1500 HMG – QUI – 4 July 2019
Bravo area from 031200 HMG. SW / S waves 3.0 / 6.0 meters passing to 3.0 / 4.0 meters.
VALID UP TO 080000 HMG.
THIS NOTICE REPLACES NOTICE NR 672/2019.

NOTICE NR 684/2019
Wind warning strong / very strong issued at 1500 HMG – QUI – 4 July 2019
Bravo area from 061200 HMG. WIND W / SW ronding for SW / S force 7/8 with gusts.
VALID UNTIL 071200 HMG.

CHARLIE AREA

NOTICE NR 664/2019
Great sea warningissued at 1500 HMG – TUE – 2 July 2019
Charlie area from 040000 HMG. SW / S waves 3.0 / 4.0 meters.
VALID UNTIL 061200 HMG.

NOTICE NR 665/2019
Surf warning issued at 1500 HMG – TUE – 2 July 2019
Ressaca between Santos (SP) and Arraial Do Cabo (RJ) from 041800 HMG. SW / S waves 2.5 / 3.0 meters.
VALID UNTIL 051200 HMG.

NOTICE NR 677/2019
Wind warning strong / very strongissued at 1400 HMG – QUA – 3 July 2019
Charlie area from 051200 HMG. Wind SW / S force 7/8 with gusts.
VALID UNTIL 070000 HMG.

NOTICE NR 678/2019
Surf warning issued at 1400 HMG – QUA – 3 July 2019
Surface between Cabo De Santa Marta (SC) and Cabo De São Tomé (RJ) from 051200 HMG.
Waves of SW / SE 2.5 / 3.0 meters.
VALID UNTIL 070000 HMG.

NOTICE NR 679/2019
Strong wind warning issued at 1400 HMG – QUA – 3 July 2019
Charlie area east of 047W from 041800 HMG. Wind SW / SE force 7 with gusts.
VALID UNTIL 051200 HMG.

NOTICE NR 689/2019
Great sea warning / very heavy issued at 1500 HMG – QUI – 4 July 2019
Charlie area from 061200 HMG. SW / S waves 3.0 / 5.0 meters.
VALID UNTIL 071200 HMG.

DELTA AREA

NOTICE NR 667/2019
Strong wind warning issued at 1500 HMG – TUE – 2 July 2019
Area Delta east of 040W from040000 HMG. Wind NE / NW force 7.
VALID UP TO 060000 HMG.

NOTICE NR 681/2019
Great sea warning / very heavyissued at 1500 HMG – QUI – 4 July 2019
Delta area from 041800 HMG. SW / S waves 3.0 / 5.0 meters.
VALID UNTIL 071200 HMG.
THIS NOTICE REPLACES NOTICE NR 666/2019.

NOTICE NR 685/2019
Wind warning strong / very strongissued at 1500 HMG – QUI – 4 July 2019
Delta area from 060000 HMG. Wind NW / SW resting for SW / S force 7/8 with gusts.
VALID UNTIL 070000 HMG.

SOUTH OCEAN AREA

NOTICE NR 658/2019
Very strong / hard wind warningissued at 1500 HMG – MON – 1 July 2019
Southern Ocean area south 30S EAST 035W from 031200 HMG. Wing N / NW force 8/9 with gusts.
VALID UP TO 050000 HMG.

NOTICE NR 673/2019
Very strong / hard wind warningissued at 1400 HMG – QUA – 3 July 2019
Southern Ocean area south 30S and west of 035W. Wind NW / W force 8/9 with gusts.
VALID UP TO 060000 HMG.
THIS NOTICE REPLACES NOTICE NR 657/2019.

NOTICE NR 674/2019
Notice from Mar Grosso / Altoissued at 1400 HMG – QUA – 3 July 2019
Southern Ocean area south 30S. Waves of NW / SW 4.0 / 7.0 meters.
VALID UNTIL 070000 HMG.
THIS NOTICE REPLACES NOTICE NR 662/2019.

NOTICE NR 682/2019
Great sea warning / very heavy issued at 1500 HMG – QUI – 4 July 2019
Southern Ocean area between 25S and 30S and west of 030W from 040000 HMG. SW / S waves 4.0 / 5.0 meters.
VALID UNTIL 071200 HMG.
THIS NOTICE REPLACES NOTICE NR 668/2019.

NOTICE NR 686/2019
Very strong wind warning issued at 1500 HMG – QUI – 4 July 2019
Southern Ocean area to south of 25S and east of 030W FROM 051200 HMG. WIND NE / NW force 8 with gusts.

NOTICE NR 687/2019
Very strong / hard wind warningissued at 1500 HMG – QUI – 4 July 2019
Southern Ocean area to south of 25S and west of 030W from 060000 HMG. Wind W / SW force 8/9 with gusts.
VALID UNTIL 071200 HMG.

For information about operations in Brazil, contact GAC Brazil at shipping.rio@gac.com

Revised towage rates
Friday, July 5, 2019, Brisbane, Melbourne, Botany & Newcastle, Australia

Following a review of the towage rates, terms and conditions in Brisbane, Melbourne, Botany and Newcastle, Smit Lamnalco Towage Australia (SLTA) have announced revised rates to come into effect from 14 July 2019.

BRISBANE
– Example for 57,567 GRT in 2018: 27372
– Example for 57,567 GRT in 2019: 28140
– Example for 9,611 GRT in 2018: 3487
– Example for 9.611 GRT in 2019: 3585
– 2.81% change

NEWCASTLE
– Example for 57,567 GRT in 2018: 40927
– Example for 57,567 GRT in 2019: 42072
– Example for 9,611 GRT in 2018: 13698
– Example for 9.611 GRT in 2019: 14081
– 2.80% change

SYDNEY
– Example for 57,567 GRT in 2018: 34926
– Example for 57,567 GRT in 2019: 35570
– 1.81% change
– Example for 9,611 GRT in 2018: 15980
– Example for 9.611 GRT in 2019: 16428
– 2.73% change

MELBOURNE
– Example for 57,567 GRT in 2018: 38077
– Example for 57,567 GRT in 2019: 39144
– 2.80% change
– Example for 9,611 GRT in 2018: 4938
– Example for 9.611 GRT in 2019: 5076
– 2.79% change

For information about operations in Australia contact GAC Australia at shipping.australia@gac.com

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