South Eastern Area High Seas Forecast


High Seas Forecast for South Eastern Metarea 10
Issued by the Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, BNOC
For 24 hours commencing 1100 UTC 29 May 2017

Wind gusts can be a further 40 percent stronger than the averages given here,
and maximum waves may be up to twice the height.

Part 1 Warnings

Part 2 Situation at 0600 UTC
High [1] 1022hPa near 31S170E, forecast east of area by 291200UTC.

High [2] over New South Wales, forecast 1024hPa near 30S159E at 301200UTC.

High [3] west of area 1027hPa near 40S119E, forecast 1034hPa near 38S135E at

Cold front [1] 37S129E 38S134E 46S144E 50S145E, forecast 33S152E 44S158E to low
[1] 1005hPa near 46S158E to 50S160E at 301200UTC.

Cold front [2] 28S153E 32S161E 40S162E 50S159E 50S159E, forecast 28S171E
37S173E to low [2] 1008hPa near 43S168E to 50S170E at 301200UTC.

Part 3 Forecast
Refer to latest warnings.

Within 420nm east of and 600nm west of front [2]:
North quarter winds tending west quarter west of front and turning clockwise
within 240nm of low. Wind speeds 20/30 knots, increasing to 25/33 knots within
240nm of front south of 43S. Rough to very rough seas. Moderate to heavy swell.

Southwest of a line 39S129E 50S146E, after 300300UTC:
Northwesterly winds 20/33 knots with rough to very rough seas. Heavy swell.

Within 360nm east of and 900nm west of front [1]:
Northwest quarter winds shifting southwest quarter west of front, contracting
to within 540nm west of front after 300600UTC. Winds turning clockwise within
180nm of low. Wind speeds 20/30 knots increasing to 25/33 knots within 120nm of
low. Rough seas. Moderate to heavy swell.

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

Rain areas, scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms within 240nm of cold
fronts and lows. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms remainder west of
cold front [1]. Isolated showers remainder. Visibility reducing below 2nm in


The next routine forecast will be issued at 21:00 UTC Monday.