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 24 February 2017 PLEASE BE AWARE 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 Nil. Part 2 Situation at 1800 UTC Trough 28S156E 37S160E is slow moving. Part 3 Forecast South of line 49S170E 41S129E: Westerly quarter, tending northwesterly quarter west of 145E. Wind speeds 20/30 knots. Moderate to rough seas. Moderate to heavy swell. Within 180nm of line: Southeasterly quarter winds 20/30 knots. Moderate to rough seas. Low to moderate swell. Remainder: Winds not exceeding 25 knots. Slight to moderate seas. Low to moderate swell. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms within 180nm of trough and line 33S151E 44S170E. Visibility reducing below 2nm in precipitation. WEATHER MELBOURNE The next routine forecast will be issued at 08:00 UTC Saturday.