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 2300 UTC 8 April 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 Wind Warning 3.

Part 2 Situation at 1800 UTC
Refer to latest warnings for boundary of affected area and type of weather
system.

Cold front [1] approaching from west, forecast 38S133E 50S150E at 100000UTC.

Cold front [2] approaching from west , forecast 45S120E 46S129E 50S132E at
100000UTC.

Part 3 Forecast
Refer to latest warnings.

South of a line 39S129E 41S151E 46S160E outside warning area:
Westerly quarter winds shifting northwesterly quarter east of front [1] and
within 180nm east of front [2]. Wind speeds 20/33 knots. Moderate to rough
seas. Moderate to heavy swell.

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

Rain areas, scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms within 240nm of
fronts. Visibility reducing below 2nm in precipitation.

WEATHER MELBOURNE

The next routine forecast will be issued at 09:00 UTC Thursday.