IDY10210 SECURITE High Seas Forecast for South Eastern Metarea 10 SOUTHEASTERN AREA: 28S/50S, 129E/170E Issued by the Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, BNOC For 24 hours commencing 2300 UTC 27 August 2015 PLEASE BE AWARE Wind gusts can be 40 percent stronger than the averages given here, and maximum waves may be up to twice the height. Part 1 Warnings Melbourne Gale Warning 1 issued 271817UTC: Area bounded by 50S153E 50S149E 45S145E 44S145E 43S146E 43S148E 50S153E. Melbourne Gale Warning 2 issued 271830UTC: Area bounded by 35S160E 35S152E 39S151E 41S154E 41S155E 35S160E. Part 2 Situation at 1800 UTC Refer to latest warnings. Ridge  32S132E to high  1031 hPa near 39S133E to 43S134E to high  1035 hPa near 46S137E to 50S145E. Forecast 32S134E to high  1031 hPa near 39S134E to high  1035 hPa near 46S138E to 50S144E at 280600UTC and 33S136E to high  1034 hPa near 45S138E to 50S147E at 281800UTC. Ridge  28S166E 32S170E, Forecast 28S167E 30S170E at 280600UTC then slow moving. Ridge  46S129E to high  1034 hPa near 47S134E to 50S138E. Forecast 47S129E to high  1035 hPa near 47S137E to 50S141E at 280600UTC and 45S138E 47S137E to high  1033 hPa near 50S141E at 281800UTC. Ridge  47S170E 47S170E 48S158E 44S152E. Forecast 50S170E 49S162E at 280600UTC and out of area by 281200UTC. Trough  37S150E 37S152E to low  1011 hPa near 40S157E to 42S160E 39S170E. Forecast 33S152E 37S156E to low  1006 hPa near 43S159E to 45S162E 43S170E at 280600UTC and 31S157E 34S159E to low  1004 hPa near 43S159E to 44S162E 43S170E at 281800UTC. Trough/cold front  28S155E 35S158E 40S157E. Forecast 28S157E 32S160E 43S159E at 280600UTC and 28S159E 34S165E 43S159E at 281800UTC. Low  1013 hPa near 48S151E. Forecast 1014 hPa near 45S149E at 280600UTC and 1017 hPa near 42S148E at 281800UTC. Part 3 Forecast Refer to latest warnings. Within 180nm of ridges, 300nm of highs and remainder NE of ridge : Variable winds below 20 knots. Slight to moderate seas. Low to moderate swell increasing to moderate to heavy near ridge . Remainder north of trough , outside warning area: N quarter winds tending W quarter west of trough  and turning clockwise within 240nm of low . Wind speeds 15/25 knots, grading to 20/30 knots at times east of a line 28S157E 45S164E and increasing to 25/33 knots within 120nm of warning area. Moderate to rough seas. Low to moderate swell increasing to moderate to heavy east of trough . Remainder east of ridge , outside warning area: S quarter winds 15/25 knots tending E quarter east of low  north of ridge , and NW quarter south of ridge . Winds turning clockwise within 240nm of lows. Winds elsewhere variable below 20 knots. Wind speeds increasing to 20/30 knots within 360nm of low  in southwestern semicircle and grading to 25/33 knots within 120nm of warning areas. Moderate to rough seas. Moderate to heavy swell. Remainder west of ridge : Variable winds 10/20 knots. Slight to moderate seas. Low to moderate swell increasing to moderate to heavy south of 40S. Rain areas, scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms within 240nm of lows, 180nm of troughs and remainder north of trough  east of trough  away from ridge . Visibility reducing below 2nm in precipitation. WEATHER MELBOURNE The next routine forecast will be issued at 09:00 UTC Friday.