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 24 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
Nil.

Part 2 Situation at 0600 UTC
Trough 36S151E 50S165E. Forecast 31S156E 38S170E at 251200UTC.

Cold front approaching from west of area. Forecast 39S111E 50S129E at 251200UTC.

Part 3 Forecast

South of 43S, west of trough:
Westerly quarter 20/30 knots tending northwesterly quarter within 600nm of cold
front from 241800UTC. Rough seas. Moderate to heavy swell.

Remainder:
Winds not exceeding 25 knots. Slight to moderate seas. Low to moderate swell.

Rain areas, scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms within 240nm of trough
and front. Isolated showers remainder. Visibility reducing below 2nm in
precipitation.

WEATHER MELBOURNE

The next routine forecast will be issued at 20:00 UTC Friday.