IDY10250 SECURITE High Seas Forecast for Southern METAREA 10 SOUTHERN AREA: 50S80E TO 50S160E TO ICE EDGE Issued by the Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology For 24 hours commencing 1100 UTC 5 February 2023 Part 1 Warnings Melbourne Gale Warning 1. Melbourne Gale Warning 10. Part 2 Situation at 0600 UTC Cold front  50S144E 56S151E 62S151E. Forecast to move east of area by 060000UTC. Cold front  54S119E 58S122E to low 974hPa near 65S120E. Forecast 50S155E 58S156E 62S153E 64S148E to low 978hPa near 64S136E at 061200UTC. Trough moving into area from west near 47S076E 56S085E at 051200UTC. Forecast 50S090E 56S093E 61S098E at 061200UTC. Part 3 Forecast Refer to latest warnings. North of line 53S080E 56S095E 65S106E 65S131E 54S148E 54S160E, outside warning areas: Westerly quarter winds tending northwesterly quarter east of cold fronts/trough and southwesterly quarter west of fronts/trough. Winds becoming clockwise within 120nm of lows. Wind speeds 20/33 knots. Rough to very 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 180nm of fronts/trough and 240nm of low. Visibility reducing below 2nm in precipitation. Part 4 Ice edge Approximately 65S080E 65S090E 63S100E 65S110E 65S120E 65S130E 65S140E 67S150E 67S160E. 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 Monday.