South Eastern Area High Seas Forecast

IDY10210
SECURITE

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 14 September 2019

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 Gale Warning 2.
Melbourne Gale Warning 4.

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

Low 1007 hPa near 36S165E, weakening east of area by 150600UTC.

Cold front [1] 39S138E 46S150E 50S154E. Forecast east of area by 151200UTC.
Cold front [2] approaching from the south, forecast 35S151E 42S158E 50S160E at
160000UTC.

Part 3 Forecast
Refer to latest warnings.

South of line 40S129E 30S156E 30S169E, outside warning areas:
Westerly quarter winds tending northwesterly quarter 240nm east of cold front
[1] and 420nm east of cold front [2]. Wind speeds 20/30 knots increasing to
25/33 knots within 120nm of warning areas. Winds clockwise 15/25 knots within
240nm of low. Rough to very rough seas. Moderate to heavy swell.

Remainder:
Winds not exceeding 25 knots with moderate to rough seas. Moderate swell
tending moderate to heavy south of 31S.

Rain areas, scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms within 180nm of cold
fronts. Isolated showers remainder south of 40S. Visibility reducing below 2nm
in precipitation.

WEATHER MELBOURNE

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