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 1100 UTC 7 December 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
Melbourne Gale Warning 2.

New Zealand Gale Warning 034.

Part 2 Situation at 0600 UTC
Refer to latest warnings for boundary of affected area and type of weather
system.

Trough 28S155E 32S163E 36S168E to low [1] 1000 hPa near 40S168E to 43S170E.
Forecast 28S165E 31S171E to low [2] 1008 hPa near 34S172E to low [1] 1008 hPa
near 40S170E at 081200UTC.

Cold front 32S129E 42S132E 47S132E 50S137E. Forecast 30S148E 39S153E to low [3]
979 hPa near 46S150E to 50S152E at 081200UTC.

High 1014 hPa near 37S152E. Forecast 1012 hPa near 33S165E at 081200UTC.

Part 3 Forecast
Refer to latest warnings.

East of trough outside warning area:
Northwest quarter winds tending clockwise within 360nm of low [1] and 120nm of
low [2]. Wind speeds 20/30 knots within 300nm east of trough [1], increasing to
25/33 knots within 120nm or warning area. Moderate to rough seas. Low to
moderate swell.

Remainder outside warning area:
Clockwise winds 15/25 knots within 360nm of low [1] and 120nm of low [2].
Northerly quarter winds shifting southwest quarter west of cold front. Wind
speeds 20/30 knots west of cold front and within 540nm east of cold front. Wind
speeds increasing to 25/33 knots within 120nm or warning area. Moderate to
rough seas. Moderate to heavy swell.

Rain areas, scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms within 360nm of cold
front, trough and lows. Scattered showers remainder within 540 west of cold
front. Visibility reducing below 2nm in precipitation.

WEATHER MELBOURNE

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