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 2300 UTC 21 January 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.

New Zealand Storm Force Wind Warning 204.

Part 2 Situation at 1800 UTC
Refer to latest warnings for boundary of affected area and type of weather.

High 1018hPa near 36S150E. Forecast 1019hPa near 35S158E at 230000UTC.

Trough 28S168E 33S173E 39S174E to low 973hPa near 42S169E. Forecast east of
area by 220600UTC.

Part 3 Forecast
Refer to latest warnings.

Within 240nm of high:
Variable winds below 20 knots. Slight to moderate seas. Moderate swell.

East of high longitude outside warning area:
Southwesterly quarter winds shifting southeasterly quarter north of 33S and
northwesterly quarter east of trough. Clockwise winds within 480nm of low. Wind
speeds 15/25 knots grading to 25/33 knots within 180nm of warning area.
Moderate to rough seas. Moderate to heavy swell.

West of high longitude:
Northwesterly quarter winds 15/25 knots tending easterly quarter 10/20 knots
north of line 36S129E 40S140E 40S150E. Moderate to rough seas. Moderate swell.

Rain areas, scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms within 480nm of low
and 240nm of trough. Isolated to scattered showers remainder south of 40S.
Visibility reducing below 2 nm in precipitation.


The next routine forecast will be issued at 08:00 UTC Sunday.