South Eastern Area High Seas Forecast

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High Seas Forecast for South Eastern METAREA 10
SOUTH EASTERN AREA: COAST AT 25S TO 25S170E TO 29S170E TO 45S160E TO 50S160E TO
50S129E TO COAST AT 129E

Issued by the Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
For 24 hours commencing 1100 UTC 19 May 2022

Part 1 Warnings
Melbourne Gale Warning 2.

Part 2 Situation at 0600 UTC
Trough 35S151E 45S162E. Forecast 34S159E 40S165E at 191200UTC, then east of
area.

Part 3 Forecast
Refer to latest warnings.

South of line 50S143E 36S153E 33S167E, outside warning area:
Northwesterly quarter winds east of trough, shifting southwesterly quarter west
of trough. Wind speeds 25/33 knots. Rough to very rough seas. Moderate to heavy
swell.

North of line 27S153E 27S166E:
Southeasterly quarter winds reaching 20/30 knots with rough seas. Low to
moderate swell.

South of line 47S129E 50S133E:
Northwesterly quarter winds 20/30 knots from 200300UTC with rough seas. Low to
moderate swell.

Remainder:
Winds not exceeding 25 knots. Moderate to rough seas. Low to moderate swell,
increasing to moderate to heavy swell south of line 34S154E 31S164E 31S169E.

Rain areas, scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms within 240nm of
trough. Visibility reducing below 2nm in precipitation.

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.

WEATHER MELBOURNE

The next routine forecast will be issued at 21:00 UTC Thursday.