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 16 December 2018

Please be aware
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
Nil.

Part 2 Situation at 0600 UTC
Trough [1] 37S145E 43S145E to low 1001hPa near 45S146E to 50S150E. Forecast
39S152E 43S152E to low 996hPa near 48S159E to 49S161E at 171200UTC.

Trough [2] forecast developing near 34S150E 39S155E by 170000UTC. Forecast
33S151E 39S157E by 171200UTC.

Low 997hPa forecast near 31S127E by 170000UTC and 997hPa near 31S129E at
171200UTC.

Part 3 Forecast
Refer to latest warnings.

East of trough:
Northerly quarter winds 15/25 knots, tending northeasterly quarter north of
30S, increasing to 25/33 knots within area bounded by 31S153E 31S155E 38S159E
40S163E 45S160E 48S160E 46S150E 37S150E. Moderate seas becoming rough in area
bounded by 31S153E 31S155E 38S159E 40S163E 45S160E 48S160E 46S150E 37S150E. Low
swell tending moderate south of 35SE.

West of trough:
Southerly quarter winds becoming easterly quarter north of 40S by 170000UTC.
Winds below 25 knots increasing to 25/30 knots within 240nm west of trough,
south of 44S after 161200UTC. Rough seas and moderate swell.
Clockwise winds 20/30 knots within 360nm of low from 170000UTC, increasing to
25/33 knots within 120nm of low after 170600UTC. Rough seas, moderate swell.

Rain areas, scattered showers and thunderstorms within 240nm of troughs and
north of line 25S163E 33S155E 32S151E. Isolated showers within 360nm of low.
Visibility reducing below 2nm in precipitation.

WEATHER MELBOURNE

The next routine forecast will be issued at 20:00 UTC Sunday.