South Eastern Area High Seas Forecast


Updated High Seas Forecast for South Eastern Metarea 10
Issued by the Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, BNOC
For 24 hours commencing 2300 UTC 25 March 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
Melbourne Gale Warning 3

Melbourne Gale Warning 5

Part 2 Situation at 1800 UTC
Trough 28S168E to low 1002hPa 37S167E to 46S167E. Forecast 28S170E to low
1003hPa 38S171E to 44S169E at 261800UTC.

Cold front approaching from west. Forecast 33S138E 46S140E 50S137E at 261800UTC.

High 1018hPa 44S156E. Forecast near 42S158E at 261800UTC.

Part 3 Forecast
Within 240nm of low:
Clockwise winds 20/30 knots. Moderate to rough seas. Moderate swell.

Remainder, outside warning area:
North quarter winds 20/33 knots with rough seas within 300nm east of cold front
and westerly quarter winds 20/33 knots west of cold front. Winds not exceeding
25 knots remainder. Moderate to rough seas west of 150E with moderate swell.
Slight seas with low swell remainder.

Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms within 240nm of trough and low.
Isolated showers remainder. Visibility reducing below 2nm in precipitation.


The next routine forecast will be issued at 08:00 UTC Sunday.