South Eastern Area High Seas Forecast


Updated High Seas Forecast for South Eastern Metarea 10
Issued by the Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, BNOC
For 24 hours commencing 1100 UTC 27 November 2014

Wind gusts can be 40 percent stronger than the averages given here, and maximum
waves may be up to twice the height.

Part 1 Warnings
New Zealand Gale Warning 362 issued 270600UTC:
Low 967hPa near 53S177E moving east southeast 20kt.
In a belt 300 nautical miles wide centred on a line 55S164E 49S171E 50S177W:
Clockwise 35kt easing next 6-12 hours.
Gale area moving with low.

Part 2 Situation at 0600 UTC
Refer to latest warnings.

Ridge 41S129E to high [1] 1027 hPa near 41S140E to 29S170E. Forecast from high
[2]1026 hPa near 46S129E to high [1] 1027 hPa near 39S150E to 28S170E
at 271800UTC and 48S129E to high [2] 1026 hPa near 46S136E to high [1] 1027 hPa
near 36S154E to 29S170E at 280600UTC.

Cold front 44S125E 50S138E. Forecast 44S133E 50S150E at 271800UTC and 44S148E
47S158E 50S160E at 280600UTC.

Part 3 Forecast
Refer to latest warnings.

Within 120nm of ridge and 240nm of highs:
Variable winds below 20 knots. Slight to moderate seas. Low to moderate swell.

Remainder north of ridge:
SE quarter winds 15/25 knots, turning E quarter west of 140E. Moderate to
rough seas. Low to moderate swell.

Remainder south of ridge, outside warning area:
SW quarter winds 15/25 knots. Winds NW quarter 15/25 knots within 300nm east of
front. Moderate to rough seas. Moderate to heavy swell.

Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms within 180nm of cold front and
within 240nm of line 30S161E 33S170E. Isolated showers remainder away from
ridge. Visibility reduced to below 2nm in precipitation.


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