IDY10210 SECURITE High Seas Forecast for South Eastern Metarea 10 SOUTHEASTERN AREA: 28S/50S, 129E/170E Issued by the Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, BNOC For 24 hours commencing 2300 UTC 7 July 2015 PLEASE BE AWARE Wind gusts can be 40 percent stronger than the averages given here, and maximum waves may be up to twice the height. Part 1 Warnings Nil. Part 2 Situation at 1800 UTC Refer to latest warnings. Ridge  36S147E to high 1030 hPa near 47S152E to 50S153E. Forecast 34S150E to high 1030 hPa near 45S155E to 50S158E at 080600UTC and 31S151E to high 1030 hPa near 43S157E to 50S162E at 081800UTC. Ridge  developing in far west of area and forecast 42S129E 46S137E at 081200UTC and 40S129E 48S142E at 081800UTC. Cold front 38S129E 45S133E 50S135E. Forecast 35S129E 42S136E 50S140E at 080600UTC and 33S129E 42S139E 50S148E at 081800UTC. Part 3 Forecast Refer to latest warnings. Within 120nm of ridge  and 180nm of ridge : Variable winds below 20 knots. Slight to moderate seas. Moderate swell. Remainder east of ridge : S quarter winds 15/25 knots increasing to 20/30 knots east of a line 37S170E 42S161E 50S165E until 081800UTC. Moderate to rough seas. Moderate swell. Remainder between ridge  and cold front: NW quarter winds tending N quarter north of 35S. Winds speeds 15/25 knots increasing to 20/33 knots within 300nm east of cold front south from 45S until 081800UTC but easing to 10/20 knots north of 35S. Moderate to rough seas south of 35S. Slight to moderate seas north of 35S. Low to moderate swell. Remainder west of cold front: SW quarter winds tending SE quarter north of 40S. Winds tending NW quarter south of ridge  after 081200UTC. Winds speeds 15/25 knots increasing to 20/33 knots in the far southwest after 081200UTC. Moderate to rough seas. Moderate to heavy swell. Rain areas, scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms within 240nm of cold front. Scattered to isolated showers remainder away from ridges. Visibility reducing below 2nm in precipitation. WEATHER MELBOURNE The next routine forecast will be issued at 09:00 UTC Wednesday.