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 1 July 2022

Part 1 Warnings
Melbourne Final Gale Warning 2.
Melbourne Storm Force Wind Warning 3.

Part 2 Situation at 1800 UTC
Trough near 25S155E 33S153E 35S151E, forecast near 25S156E 32S154E 36S150E at
030000UTC.

Cold front near 44S142E 50S146E, forecast near 45S155E 50S159E at 020600UTC,
east of the area thereafter.

Part 3 Forecast
Refer to latest warnings.

South of line 46S129E 44S147E 46S160E, outside warning areas:
Westerly quarter winds, shifting northwesterly quarter within 600nm east of
cold front. Wind speeds 25/33 knots. Rough to very rough seas. Moderate to
heavy swell.

Within 120nm of line 35S151E 34S165E:
Easterly quarter winds 25/33 knots. Rough to very rough seas. Low to moderate
swell.

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

Rain areas, scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms within 240nm of
fronts, and north of line 34S167E 36S150E. Heavy rain areas, widespread showers
and scattered thunderstorms west of line 35S157E 33S162E 25S155E. 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 09:00 UTC Saturday.