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 26 June 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
New Zealand Gale Warning 608 issued 261800UTC:
In a belt 300 nm wide centred on a line 38S165E 36S170E 36S176E: Westerly 45kt.
Gale area moving east 30kt.

Melbourne Gale Warning 8 issued 261912UTC:
Area bounded by 45S117E 45S148E 50S154E 50S116E 45S117E.

Part 2 Situation at 1800 UTC
Refer to latest warnings.

Ridge 28S157E 38S154E 50S160E. Forecast 28S165E 42S159E 50S168E at 270600UTC
and 32S170E 42S162E 48S170E at 271800UTC.

Cold front [1] 34S138E 39S143E 45S151E 50S155E at 261800UTC and weakening by
270600UTC.

Cold front [2] 43S129E 47S135E 50S136E. Forecast 42S133E 47S144E 50S147E at
270600UTC and 42S140E 46S150E 50S155E at 271800UTC.

Trough [1] 45S166E 43S170E. Forecast 42S170E 44S168E at 270600UTC.

Trough [2] developing near 28S156E 32S157E to low 1009 hPa near 34S155E by
270600UTC. Forecast 28S161E 32S161E to low 1002 hPa near 35S158E at 271800UTC.

Part 3 Forecast
Refer to latest warnings.

Within 120nm of ridge:
Variable winds below 20 knots. Slight to moderate seas. Moderate swell.

Remainder east of ridge outside warning area:
SW quarter winds shifting S quarter south of 42S. Wind speeds 15/25 knots
grading to 25/33 knots within 180nm of warning area. Moderate to rough seas.
Moderate to heavy swell.

Remainder west of ridge outside warning area:
W quarter winds tending NW quarter within 300nm east of cold front [2]. Winds
shifting N quarter east of trough [2], SW quarter west of trough [2] and
clockwise within 180nm of low. Wind speeds 15/25 knots increasing to 20/30
south of 37S. Winds increasing to 20/30 knots within 300nm east of trough [2]
and area west of trough [2] by 270600UTC. Winds further increasing to 25/33
knots within 120nm of warning area. Moderate to rough seas. Moderate to heavy
swell.

Rain areas, scattered showers and thunderstorms within 300nm of lows and cold
fronts/troughs. Scattered showers remainder west of cold front [2]. Visibility
reducing below 2nm in precipitation.

WEATHER MELBOURNE

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