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 6 October 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 Storm force wind Warning 4 issued at 061826UTC: Area bounded by 43S146E 42S150E 42S160E 50S160E 50S146E 43S146E. Melbourne Gale Warning 5 issued at 061835UTC: Area bounded by 48S135E 50S133E 50S154E 46S156E 46S152E 47S148E 48S135E. New Zealand Storm Force Wind Warning 113 issued at 061800UTC: Over waters east of 160E. In a belt 240 nautical miles wide centred on a line 50S 153E 48S 157E 48S 160E: Southwest 40kt rising to 50kt next 6 hours. Storm and gale areas moving east 30kt. New Zealand Gale warning 118 issued at 061800UTC: Over waters east of 160E. Low 975hPa near 53S 158E moving east 50kt. In a belt 660 nautical miles wide centred on a line 45S 155E 49S 170E 52S 175W: Clockwise 40kt. Gale area moving east 20kt. Part 2 Situation at 1800 UTC Refer to latest warnings. Ridge  28S157E 33S166E 34S170E. Forecast 32S170E 32S163E 28S157E at 070600UTC and 31S164E 31S170E at 071800UTC. Ridge  38S129E 38S144E. Forecast 39S129E to high  1037 hpa near 40S134E to 41S140E 38S152E at 070600UTC and 40S129E to high  1038 hPa near 42S140E to high  1039 hPa near 40S151E to 38S156E at 071800UTC. Cold front/trough near 32S144E 36S155E 45S163E 50S166E. Forecast 29S152E 42S170E at 070600UTC and 34S167E 36S170E at 071800UTC. Part 3 Forecast Refer to latest warnings. Within 120nm of ridges and 180nm of highs: Variable winds below 20 knots. Slight to moderate seas. Low to moderate swells near ridge , moderate to heavy swell near ridge . Remainder north of ridge : E quarter winds 10/20 knots. Slight to moderate seas. Moderate swell. Remainder north of ridge  west of cold front/trough: SE quarter winds 15/25 knots becoming S quarter 20/33 knots east of 150E. Moderate to rough seas. Moderate to heavy swell. Remainder southwest of ridge  and outside warning areas: NW quarter winds turning W quarter west of cold front/trough and S quarter north of 40S. Wind speeds 15/25 knots, increasing to 20/30 knots south of 40S. Winds grading to 25/33 knots within 120nm of warning areas. Moderate to rough seas. Moderate to heavy swell. Rain areas, scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms within 240nm of cold front/trough. Scattered showers and thunderstorms west of cold front/trough. Isolated to scattered showers remainder south from 40S. Visibility reducing below 2nm in precipitation. WEATHER MELBOURNE The next routine forecast will be issued at 08:00 UTC Wednesday.