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 1100 UTC 28 January 2021

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

Part 2 Situation at 0600 UTC
Low developing, forecast 1008hPa near 40S138E at 281800UTC and low 1003hPa near
44S140E at 291200UTC.

Part 3 Forecast
Refer to latest warnings.

North of line 42S137E 47S147E 46S149E 39S154E, south of 37S:
Easterly quarter winds 25/33 knots, turning clockwise within 120nm of low from
281800UTC. Rough to very rough seas, low to moderate swell.

West of line 48S129E 50S131E:
Northwesterly quarter winds 25/30 knots, developing after 281200UTC. Rough
seas. Moderate swell, increasing to heavy swell after 281500UTC.

West of line 32S157E 34S154E:
Southeasterly quarter winds 25/30 knots. Rough seas. Low to moderate swell.

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

Rain areas, scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms within 300nm of low.
Isolated showers elsewhere. Visibility reducing below 2nm in precipitation.


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