IDY10210 SECURITE High Seas Forecast for South Eastern METAREA 10 SOUTHEASTERN AREA: 28S/50S, 129E/170E Issued by the Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology For 24 hours commencing 2300 UTC 3 August 2020 Please be aware Wind and wave forecasts are averages. Wind gusts can be 40 per cent stronger than the forecast, and stronger still in squalls and thunderstorms. Maximum waves can be twice the forecast height. Part 1 Warnings Refer to latest warnings for details of the area affected. Melbourne Storm Force Warning 1. Melbourne Gale Warning 9. Part 2 Situation at 1800 UTC Cold front 36S147E 38S149E 40S150E to low 1005hPa near 44S151E. Forecast 332S157E 39S160E 45S157E 45S153E to low 1004hPa near 43S151E at 050000UTC. Ridge  25S156E 36S166E. Forecast 25S169E 31S169E 050000UTC. Ridge  southwest of area, forecast near 44S129E 50S148E 050000UTC Part 3 Forecast Refer to latest warnings. Northwest of line 33S141E 40S129E: Easterly quarter winds 20/33 knots. Moderate to rough seas. Moderate swell. Remainder west of ridge, outside warning areas: Northwest quarter winds shifting southwest quarter winds west of cold front and clockwise within 420nm of low. Wind speeds 20/33 knots. Moderate to rough seas. Moderate to heavy swell. Remainder: Winds not exceeding 25 knots. Moderate to rough seas. Moderate swell. Rain areas, scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms within 240nm of front, trough and within 360nm of low. Isolated showers elsewhere. Visibility reducing below 2nm in precipitation. WEATHER MELBOURNE The next routine forecast will be issued at 09:00 UTC Tuesday.