South Eastern Area High Seas Forecast


High Seas Forecast for South Eastern Metarea 10
Issued by the Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, BNOC
For 24 hours commencing 1100 UTC 22 June 2017

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
Refer to latest warnings for details of area affected.

Melbourne Final Gale Warning 1.

Melbourne Storm Force Wind Warning 2.

New Zealand Gale Warning 570.

New Zealand Gale Warning 572.

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

Low 1001hPa near 33S171E. Forecast 993 hPa near 35S175E at 231200UTC.

Cold front 39S130E 50S144E. Forecast 38S148E 45S156E 50S159E by 231200UTC.

Part 3 Forecast
Within 720nm of low, outside warning area:

Clockwise winds 15/25 knots, increasing to 20/30 knots within 480nm of low in
western semicircle, and 25/33 knots within 120nm of warning area. Moderate to
rough seas. Moderate swell.

Remainder outside warning areas:
Northwest quarter winds 20/30 within 360nm east of cold front, shifting
westerly quarter west of cold front. Wind speeds increasing to 25/33 knots
within 120nm of warning areas. Moderate to rough seas.
Elsewhere winds not exceeding 25 knots with slight to moderate seas.
Moderate to heavy swell.

Rain areas, scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms within 240nm of cold
front and within 300nm of low. Visibility reducing below 2nm in precipitation.


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