South Eastern Area High Seas Forecast

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HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA 10
SOUTHEASTERN AREA: 28S/50S, 129E/170E
Issued by the Bureau of Meteorology National Meteorological and Oceanographic
Centre
FOR 24 HOURS COMMENCING 2300 UTC 28 JULY 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 Storm Force Wind Warning 6 issued 281959UTC:
Area bounded by 36S122E 37S136E 39S153E 41S160E 50S160E 50S151E 48S150E 48S147E
50S145E 50S085E 43S101E 43S113E 41S111E 36S122E.

 
Part 2 Situation at 1800 UTC
Refer to latest warnings.

Ridge 28S161E 34S166E. Forecast 28S163E to high 1022 hPa near 30S165E to 32S167E
at 291800UTC.

Trough 28S168E 34S167E 40S169E. Forecast 28S170E 34S169E 36S172E at 291800UTC.

Cold front [1] 35S130E 39S140E 42S143E 45S141E to low [1] 974 hPa near 46S138E.
Forecast 38S150E 41S153E 46S155E to low [1] 967 hPa near 49S150E at 290600UTC
and moving east of area by 291800UTC.

Cold front [2] 42S110E 41S120E 42S128E to low [2] 971 hPa near 45S127E. Forecast
38S118E 38S129E 41S142E 44S143E to low [2] 968 hPa near 46S141E at 290600UTC and
38S147E 42S156E low [2] 964 hPa near 48S155E at 291800UTC.


 
Part 3 Forecast
Refer to latest warnings.

Within 120nm of ridge and 180nm of high, and also north of ridge:
Variable winds to 20 knots. Slight to moderate seas. Low to moderate swell.

Remainder east of trough:
N quarter winds 10/20 knots. Slight to moderate seas. Low to moderate swell.

Remainder east of 150E, outside warning area:
NW quarter winds 15/25 knots increasing to 25/33 knots within 120nm of warning
area. Moderate to rough seas. Moderate to heavy swell.

Remainder west of 150E, outside warning area:
W quarter winds 20/33 knots. Moderate to rough seas. Moderate to heavy swell.

Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms within 360nm of lows, trough and
fronts. Scattered showers remainder west of front [1]. Visibility reducing below
2nm in precipitation.
 
WEATHER MELBOURNE
 
The next routine forecast will be issued at 0900  UTC 29 July 2014