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 23 October 2018

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
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] near 36S150E 45S152E 50S157E. Forecast near 29S154E 40S163E at
241200UTC.

Cold front [2] moving to the area from west and forecast near 36S124E 40S128E
50S135E at 241200UTC.

Trough [1] near 25S160E 32S158E. Forecast near 25S160E 34S162E at 241200UTC.

Trough [2] moving to the area from west and forecast near 38S121E 51S134E at
241200UTC.

Part 3 Forecast
Refer to latest warnings for boundary of affected area and type of weather
system.

South of line 41S129E 44S140E 43S149E 48S160E, outside warning areas:
Northwesterly quarter winds 20/30 knots within 360nm east of cold fronts,
tending westerly quarter 20/30 knots west of cold fronts and turning southerly
quarter west of trough [2]. Winds grading 25/33 knots within 120nm of warning
areas. Rough seas. Moderate to heavy swell.

West of cold front [1]:
Southwesterly quarter winds 20/30 knots within 120nm west of front [1] from
231200UTC. Rough seas. Low to moderate swell.

Remainder:
Winds not exceeding 25 knots. Moderate seas. Low to moderate swell, increasing
to moderate to heavy west of 141E and south of 43S.

Rain areas, scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms within 240nm of cold
fronts, and within 300nm east of trough [1]. Scattered showers elsewhere.
Visibility reducing below 2nm in precipitation.

WEATHER MELBOURNE

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