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 3 April 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
Refer to latest warnings for details of the area affected.

Melbourne Gale Warning 3.
Melbourne Gale Warning 6.

Part 2 Situation at 0600 UTC
Low [1] 995hPa developing to be near 36S153E at 031500UTC. Forecast 978hPa near
50S153E at 041200UTC.

Cold front [1] 34S150E 38S153E 48S154E 50S151E. Forecast weakening.

Cold front [2] 34S138E 46S135E to low [2] 974hPa near 50S137E, forecast 31S154E
36S158E 46S155E to low [1] 978hPa near 50S153E at 041200UTC.

Part 3 Forecast
Refer to latest warnings.

South and west of line 37S165E 30S153E, outside warning areas:
Northerly quarter winds within 480nm east of fronts, turning westerly quarter
west of fronts and turning clockwise within 360nm of lows. Wind speeds 20/30
knots increasing to 25/33 knots within 120nm of warning areas. Rough to very
rough seas. Moderate to heavy swell.

Remainder:
Winds not exceeding 25 knots. Rough to very rough seas. Low to moderate swell.

Rain areas, scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms within 180nm of fronts
and within 300nm of lows. Isolated showers remainder. Visibility reducing below
2nm in precipitation.

WEATHER MELBOURNE

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