Definitions for "GALE WARNING"
A storm warning for marine interests, of impending winds of 28 to 47 knots (32 to 54mph).
A warning to mariners for expected or occurring conditions where winds are sustained between 34 and 47 knots for extratropical systems.
issued when winds are expected to be 34 to 48 knots (about 63 to 69 km-h) over water.