South Eastern Area High Seas Forecast


High Seas Forecast for South Eastern Metarea 10
Issued by the Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, BNOC
For 24 hours commencing 1100 UTC 25 July 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
Refer to latest warnings for details of the area affected.

Melbourne Gale Warning 2.

New Zealand Gale Warning 595.

Part 2 Situation at 0600 UTC
Refer to latest warnings for boundary of affected area and type of weather

Trough 40S129E to low 1000 hPa near 43S143E to 46S153E. Forecast 39S143E
43S159E 49S170E at 260000UTC and 33S149E 44S170E at 261200UTC.

Part 3 Forecast
Refer to latest warnings.

South of line 38S129E 31S152E 31S162E 37S170E, outside warning area:
Westerly quarter winds 20/30 knots within 560nm east of trough. Winds tending
southerly quarter 20/30 knots within 180nm south of trough, extending to within
360nm south of trough west of 160E by 261200UTC. Westerly quarter winds 25/33
knots until 260000UTC south of a line 50S141E 46S157E 46S170E. Northerly
quarter winds 25/33 knots developing west of a line 37S129E 41S137E 50S139E by
260600UTC. Winds increasing to 25/33 knots within 120nm of warning area. Rough
to very rough seas. Moderate to heavy swell.

Variable winds up to 25 knots. Moderate to rough seas. Moderate swell.

Rain areas, scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms within 420nm of trough
and developing west of line 37S129E 41S137E 50S139E by 260600UTC. Visibility
reducing below 2nm in precipitation.


The next routine forecast will be issued at 21:00 UTC Tuesday.