South Eastern Area High Seas Forecast

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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 29 April 2017

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

melbourne Gale Warning 2

New Zealand Gale Warning 743.

Part 2 Situation at 1800 UTC
Refer to latest warnings for boundary of affected area and type of weather
system.

Cold front [1] 33S157E 34S163E 40S170E. Forecast east of area by 300300UTC.

Cold front [2] 41S118E 46S125E 50S129E. Forecast 31S129E 35S137E 42S144E
50S148E at 010000UTC.

Ridge 33S129E 38S145E 45S154E 50S157E. Forecast 30S153E to high 1023 hPa near
37S162E to 50S170E at 010000UTC.

Part 3 Forecast
Refer to latest warnings.

East of ridge, outside warning area:
Southwesterly quarter winds 15/25 knots, increasing to 20/30 knots east of a
line 50S160E 40S160E 33S170E and grading 25/33 knots within 120nm of warning
area. Winds variable below 15 knots within 180nm of ridge and 240nm of high.
Moderate to rough seas. Moderate swell.

Remainder east of cold front [2], outside warning area:
Northwesterly winds 20/30 knots, grading 25/33 knots within 120nm of warning
area. Winds variable below 15 knots within 180nm of ridge and 240nm of high.
Moderate to rough seas. Moderate swell.

Remainder:
Southwesterly quarter winds 20/30 knots, increasing 25/33 knots south of 40
knots at times. Moderate to rough seas. Moderate to heavy swell.

Rain areas, scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms within 240nm of low
and cold fronts. Scattered showers remainder, mainly south of 40S, north of 32S
and east of 155E north of 40S. Visibility reducing below 2nm in precipitation.

WEATHER MELBOURNE

The next routine forecast will be issued at 09:00 UTC Sunday.