South Eastern Area High Seas Forecast


High Seas Forecast for South Eastern METAREA 10

Issued by the Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
For 24 hours commencing 2300 UTC 26 October 2020

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
Melbourne Gale Warning 1.
Melbourne Storm Force Winds Warning 6.

Part 2 Situation at 1800 UTC
Trough 38S165E to low 1010hPa near 33S155E, forecast 38S151E to low 1016 hPa
near 36S157E to 40S164E at 280000UTC.

Part 3 Forecast
Refer to latest warnings.

West of line 50S137E 40S129E, outside warning area:
Northerly quarter winds 25/35 knots with rough to very rough seas. Moderate to
heavy swell.

Between lines 29S153E 35S157E 33S162E 37S165E and 38S140E 40S139E 41S150E
45S160E, outside warning area:
Southeasterly quarter winds south and west of trough shifting clockwise about
low elsewhere. Wind speeds 20/30 knots with rough seas. Light to moderate swell.

Winds not exceeding 25 knots. Moderate to rough seas. Low to moderate swell.

Rain areas, scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms within 240nm of trough
and 300nm of low and within 120nm of line 25S154E 30S160E 36S163E. Isolated
showers elsewhere. Visibility reducing below 2nm in precipitation.


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