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 25 September 2022

Part 1 Warnings
Melbourne Gale Warning 4.

Part 2 Situation at 1800 UTC
Trough [1] 25S162E 30S164E to low 1006hPa near 35S162E to 40S157E 44S157E
48S160E. Forecast 25S165E 31S166E to low 1012hPa near 38S162E to 44S157E
46S160E at 270000UTC.

Cold front 37S129E 50S140E. Forecast 36S144E 46S146E 50S153E 60S160E at
270000UTC.

Part 3 Forecast
Refer to latest warnings.

West of line 35S140E 43S140E 50S149E, outside warning areas:
Northwesterly quarter winds east of cold front, shifting southwesterly quarter
west of cold front initially but becoming northwesterlies again west of line
40S129E 50S149E by 270000UTC. Wind speeds 25/30 knots. Rough to very rough
seas. Moderate to heavy swell.

Remainder:
Winds not exceeding 25 knots. Moderate to rough seas. Low to moderate swell,
increasing to moderate to heavy swell south of 40S.

Rain areas, scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms within 240nm of front
and 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 09:00 UTC Monday.