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 23 November 2014 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 Melbourne Gale Warning issued 231816UTC: Area bounded 45S135E 46S143E 46S150E 44S150E 43S140E 45S135E. Part 2 Situation at 1800 UTC Refer to latest warnings. Ridge  28S162E 30S170E. Slow moving and forecast 28S164E 31S170E at 241800UTC. Ridge  30S170E 39S158E to high 1014 hPa near 43S155E to 50S165E. Forecast 31S170E 35S167E to high 1014 hPa near 44S162E to 50S168E at 240600UTC and weakening by 241800UTC. Front  36S136E 43S141E 47S140E to low  990 hPa near 48S135E. Forecast 38S144E 46S149E 50S147E at 240600UTC and 33S151E 39S157E 43S157E 50S153E at 241800UTC. Front  approaching far southwest of area and forecast 45S129E 47S132E 50S131E at 241800UTC and 43S129E 44S134E 47S137E 50S135E at 250000UTC. Trough  36S141E 39S142E. Forecast 37S147E 39S149E 41S149E at 240600UTC and merging with front  by 241800UTC. Trough  39S131E to low  989 hPa near 46S135E. Forecast 42S139E to low  991 hPa near 46S141E to 50S142E at 240600UTC and 44S148E to low  991 hPa near 46S148E to 50S149E at 241800UTC then weakening by 250000UTC. Part 3 Forecast Refer to latest warnings. Within 180nm of ridge , 120nm of ridge  and east of ridge : Variable winds below 20 knots. Slight to moderate seas. Low to moderate swell. Remainder east of front : N quarter winds tending W quarter between front  and trough . Wind speeds 15/25 knots reaching 20/33 knots within area bounded by 29S153E 29S156E 34S159E 34S155E 32S152E and at times within 180nm east of front  and trough . Moderate to rough seas. Low to moderate swell. Remainder west of front  outside warning area: SW quarter winds tending NW quarter between trough  and front  and W quarter within 180nm east of front . S quarter winds in the Great Australian Bight and clockwise winds within 90nm of low . Wind speeds 15/25 knots north of a line 39S129E 38S141E increasing to 20/33 knots elsewhere outside warning area but easing to 10/20 knots in the Great Australian Bight. Moderate to rough seas. Moderate swell. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms within 180nm of troughs and fronts. Isolated to scattered showers remainder away from ridges. Visibility reducing below 2nm in precipitation. WEATHER MELBOURNE The next routine forecast will be issued at 08:00 UTC Monday.