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 16 June 2024

Part 1 Warnings
Melbourne Gale Warning 9.

Part 2 Situation at 0600 UTC
Trough 22S157E 29S165E 33S168E. Forecast 25S165E 30S170E at 171200UTC.

Cold front [1] 35S150E 34S157E 36S161E to low 989hPa near 38S160E. Forecast
26S155E 30S161E 35S164E to low 993hPa near 39S162E at 171200UTC.

Ridge 31S136E 49S140E 56S160E. Forecast 34S139E 46S145E 52S155E at 171200UTC.

Cold front [2] 34S123E 50S123E. Forecast 31S132E 48S136E 53S132E at 171200UTC.

Part 3 Forecast
Refer to latest warnings.

East of line 25S160E 28S152E 41S146E 50S152E, outside warning area:
Northwest quarter winds east of trough, turning clockwise around low. Wind
speeds 20/33 knots. Rough seas. Moderate to heavy swell.

West of line 35S129E 50S144E:
Northerly quarter winds 20/30 knots east of front [2], shifting westerly below
25 knots west of front [2]. Moderate to rough seas. Moderate swell.

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

Rain areas, scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms within 240nm of
fronts, and within 720nm of low. 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 Sunday.