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 1100 UTC 23 February 2017 PLEASE BE AWARE 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 Gale Warning 3. Part 2 Situation at 0600 UTC Refer to latest warnings for boundary of affected area and type of weather system. Front/trough 43S150E 50S151E. Forecast 43S159E 50S163E at 241200UTC. Part 3 Forecast Refer to latest warnings. South of 43S, outside warning area: Westerly quarter 20/30 knots tending northerly quarter within 360nm of front/trough. Winds increasing to 25/33 knots within 120nm of warning area. Rough seas. Moderate swell, increasing to heavy west of front/trough. Remainder: Winds not exceeding 25 knots. Slight to moderate seas. Low to moderate swell. Rain areas, scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms within 240nm of front/trough. Isolated showers remainder. Visibility reducing below 2nm in precipitation. WEATHER MELBOURNE The next routine forecast will be issued at 20:00 UTC Thursday.