South Eastern Area High Seas Forecast

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High Seas Forecast for South Eastern METAREA 10
SOUTHEASTERN AREA: 28S/50S, 129E/170E

Issued by the Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
For 24 hours commencing 2300 UTC 19 April 2021

Part 1 Warnings
Melbourne Storm Force Wind Warning 7.
Melbourne Final Gale Warning 9.

Part 2 Situation at 1800 UTC
Cold front [1] 34S130E 38S139E 44S149E 50S154E. Forecast 34S154E 39S160E to low
1003hPa near 43S161E at 210000UTC.

Ridge [1] 27S155E 39S156E. Forecast 28S165E 38S165E at 210000UTC.

Ridge [2] 44S129E 50S133E. Forecast 34S141E 50S160E at 210000UTC.

Cold front [2] west of area. Forecast entering area near 48S129E 50S131E at
200900UTC and 37S126E 44S137E 50S143E at 210000UTC.

Trough 25S170E 31S169E to low 999hPa near 34S165E. Forecast moving east out of
area.

Part 3 Forecast
Refer to latest warnings.

East of ridge [1]:
Clockwise winds 20/33 knots within 360nm of low. Moderate to rough seas.
Moderate swell.

Remainder north and east of ridge [2], outside warning area:
Northwest quarter winds east of front [1] tending southwest quarter west of
front [1]. Wind speeds 20/33 knots. Moderate to rough seas. Low to moderate
swell.

Remainder, outside warning area:
Northwest quarter winds east of front [2] shifting westerly quarter west of
front [2]. Wind speeds 20/33 knots. Moderate to rough seas. Moderate to heavy
swell.

Rain areas, scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms within 240nm of fronts
and low. 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 Tuesday.