South Eastern Area High Seas Forecast

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High Seas Forecast for South Eastern METAREA 10
SOUTH EASTERN AREA: COAST AT 25S TO 25S170E TO 29S170E TO 45S160E TO 50S160E TO
50S129E TO COAST AT 129E

Issued by the Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
For 24 hours commencing 1100 UTC 18 October 2019

Please be aware
Wind and wave forecasts are averages. Wind gusts can be 40 per cent stronger
than the forecast, and stronger still in squalls and thunderstorms. Maximum
waves can be twice the forecast height.

Part 1 Warnings
Refer to latest warnings for details of the area affected.

Melbourne Final Gale Warning 1.
Melbourne Gale Warning 2.
Melbourne Gale Warning 4.

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

Cold front [1] 29S162E 34S168E to low 990hPa near 39S165E, forecast 31S166E
35S172E to low 994hPa near 40S170E at 181200UTC and further east of area by
181800UTC.

Cold front [2] 35S138E 42S145E 50S147E, forecast 32S153E 40S161E 50S166E at
191200UTC.

Trough developing near 25S152E 29S154E from 190000UTC, slow moving.

Part 3 Forecast
Refer to latest warnings.

Within 420nm of low, outside warning area:
Clockwise winds 20/30 knots, reaching 25/33 knots within 120nm of warning area.
Rough seas. Moderate to heavy swell.

Within 300nm east of cold front south of 38S, outside warning area:
Northerly quarter winds 20/33 knots. Rough seas. Moderate to heavy swell.

Remainder west of cold front south of 38S, outside warning area:
Westerly quarter winds 15/25 knots, increasing to 25/33 knots within 300nm of
warning area. Rough seas. Heavy swell.

Remainder:
Winds not exceeding 25 knots. Slight to moderate seas. Low to moderate swell
increasing moderate to heavy west of 140E.

Rain areas, scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms within 180nm of
trough, 240nm of fronts and 360nm of low. Scattered showers remainder southwest
of cold front [2]. Visibility reducing below 2nm in precipitation.

WEATHER MELBOURNE

The next routine forecast will be issued at 20:00 UTC Friday.