South Eastern Area High Seas Forecast

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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 1100 UTC 26 February 2024

Part 1 Warnings
Nil.

Part 2 Situation at 0600 UTC
Trough near 27S163E 32S168E, forecast near 27S165E 31S170E at 270000UTC, east
of the area thereafter.

Cold front [1] near 35S156E 39S160E 50S164E, forecast near 33S165E 36S167E at
270000UTC, east of the area thereafter.

Cold front [2] west of the area, forecast near 48S129E 50S133E at 261800UTC,
and near 46S129E 50S138E at 271200UTC.

Low developing 1003hPa west of the area forecast near 36S124E at 270000UTC, and
low 999hPa near 36S130E at 271200UTC.

Part 3 Forecast
Refer to latest warnings.

South of line 46S129E 50S145E:
Northwesterly quarter winds 25/33 knots east of cold front [2]. Rough to very
rough seas. Moderate to heavy swell.

North of line 36S129E 37S135E:
Clockwise winds 25/33 knots developing within 240nm of low from 270600UTC.
Rough to very rough seas. Moderate swell.

East of line 47S160E 38S148E:
Southwesterly quarter winds 20/30 knots west of cold front [1] until 270000UTC.
Rough seas. Moderate swell.

Remainder:
Winds not exceeding 25 knots. Moderate to rough seas. Low to moderate swell.

Rain areas, scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms within 180nm of fronts
and trough. 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 20:00 UTC Monday.