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 2300 UTC 28 January 2020

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
Melbourne Gale Warning 1.

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

Trough 32S152E 38S158E 42S162E. Forecast 28S153E 31S155E 32S161E 38S165E at
300000UTC.

Cold front [1] 43S155E 46S161E 50S164E, moving east of area by 290600UTC.

Warm front 46S135E 47S129E. Forecast 48S161E 51S153E at 291800UTC then south of
area.

Cold front [2] approaching west of area. Forecast 41S125E 50S132E at 290600UTC
and 42S140E 46S150E 50S154E at 300000UTC.

Part 3 Forecast
Refer to latest warnings.

South of 41S, outside warning area:
Westerly quarter winds 20/30 knots, shifting northerly quarter within 240nm of
warm front. Winds increasing 25/33 knots within 60nm of warning area. Rough to
very rough seas. Moderate swell grading to heavy east of 150E south of 45S till
291200UTC.

Remainder:
Winds not exceeding 25 knots. Slight to moderate seas. Low to moderate swell.

Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms within 180nm of trough and 240nm
of fronts. Isolated to scattered showers elsewhere south of 41S. Visibility
reducing below 2nm in precipitation.

WEATHER MELBOURNE

The next routine forecast will be issued at 08:00 UTC Wednesday.