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 September 2016 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 Refer to latest warnings. Ridge  28S159E 48S159E to high  1017 hPa near 50S168E. Forecast 28S162E 50S161E 51S170E at 250600UTC and 34S167E 40S162E 46S161E at 251800UTC. Trough 38S170E 46S166E. Forecast 46S163E to low  1001 hPa near 38S170E at 250600UTC and 48S163E 42S165E 38S170E at 251800UTC. Cold front  36S150E 40S150E 50S142E. Forecast 28S155E to low  1002 hPa near 33S157E to 41S153E 50S151E at 250600UTC and 28S161E to low  1002 hPa near 31S162E to low  1002 hPa near 41S156E to 50S157E at 251800UTC. Cold front  west of area. Forecast 39S129E 50S133E at 250600UTC and 32S131E 36S135E 50S136E at 251800UTC. Developing ridge  from high  1013 hPa near 40S146E to 50S149E at 251800UTC. Part 3 Forecast Refer to latest warnings. Within 180nm of ridges, 180nm of highs: Variable winds below 20 knots. Slight to moderate seas. Low to moderate swell. Remainder east of ridge : S quarter winds tending E quarter east of trough. Clockwise winds within 240nm of low . Wind speeds 15/25 knots. Moderate to rough seas. Low to moderate swell. Remainder west of ridge : W quarter winds tending S quarter within 180nm west of cold fronts. N quarter winds east of cold front  and within 360nm east of cold front .Wind speeds 15/25 knots increasing to 20/30 knots south of 45S and within 240nm of cold fronts. Moderate to rough seas. Moderate swell. Rain areas, scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms within 300nm of lows and within 240nm of fronts. Isolated showers remainder away from ridge. Visibility reducing to below 2nm in precipitation. WEATHER MELBOURNE The next routine forecast will be issued at 09:00 UTC Sunday.