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 20 January 2022

Part 1 Warnings
Nil.

Part 2 Situation at 1800 UTC
Cold front 27S153E 30S170E. Forecast 47S151E 50S160E at 220000UTC.

Low is developing forecast 1010hPa near 35S132E at 210600UTC, and low 1009hPa
near 34S131E at 220000UTC.

Part 3 Forecast
Refer to latest warnings.

South of line 11S142E 15S154E 16S170E:
Westerly quarter winds, 20/33 knots. Rough to very rough seas. Moderate swell.

North of line 27S153E 30S170E:
Southeasterly quarter winds 20/30 knots. Rough seas. Low to moderate swell.

Remainder:
Winds not exceeding 25 knots. Moderate to rough seas. Low to moderate swell,
increasing to moderate to heavy swell south of 47S west from 135E.

Rain areas, scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms within 180nm of cold
front, north of line 29S157E 30S169E, and north of line 36S138E 40S134E
40S129E. 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 08:00 UTC Friday.