South Eastern Area High Seas Forecast

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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 26 April 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 the area affected.

Melbourne Gale Warning 2.

New Zealand Gale Warning 658.

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

Cold front 29S153E 50S166E. Forecast 28S160E 39S167E 43S164E 50S166E at
271200UTC.

Low 993 hPa forecast near 37S160E at 261800UTC and 992 hPa near 43S164E at
271200UTC.

Part 3 Forecast
Refer to latest warnings.

West of line 39S144E 45S145E 44S151E 28S156E 28S153E, outside warning area:
Southwesterly quarter winds 20/33 knots. Moderate to rough seas. Moderate to
heavy swell.

East of 155E, outside warning area:
Northerly quarter winds 20/33 knots within 180nm east of cold front, winds
turning clockwise 20/33 knots within 240nm of low. Moderate to rough seas.
Moderate to heavy swell.

South of line 48S129E 43S145E 43S151E 50S158E:
Westerly quarter winds 20/30 knots. Moderate to rough seas. Moderate to heavy
swell.

Remainder:
Winds below 25 knots. Slight to moderate seas. Moderate to heavy swell.

Rain areas, scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms east of 150E. Isolated
showers over remainder away from ridge. Visibility reducing below 2nm in
precipitation.

WEATHER MELBOURNE

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