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High Seas Forecast for South Eastern METAREA 10
SOUTH EASTERN AREA: COAST AT 25S TO 25S170E TO 29S170E TO 45S160E TO 50S160E TO
50S129E TO COAST AT 129E

Issued by the Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
For 24 hours commencing 2300 UTC 7 February 2023

Part 1 Warnings
Nil.

Part 2 Situation at 1800 UTC
Shallow low 1005hPa moving into area from west near 34S132E by 090000UTC.

Part 3 Forecast
Refer to latest warnings.

East of line 50S151E 46S156E 45S160E:
Southwesterly quarter winds 20/33 knots easing below 25 knots after 081500UTC.
Rough to very rough seas. Moderate to heavy swell.

Remainder:
Winds not exceeding 25 knots. Moderate to rough seas. Low to moderate swell,
increasing to moderate to heavy swell east of line 50S139E 37S154E 35S166E.

Rain areas within 60nm of line 37S150E 34S152E. Visibility reducing below 2nm
in precipitation.

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.

WEATHER MELBOURNE

The next routine forecast will be issued at 08:00 UTC Wednesday.