South Eastern Area High Seas Forecast

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High Seas Forecast for South Eastern METAREA 10
SOUTH EASTERN AREA: COAST AT 25S TO 25S170E TO 29S170E TO 45S160E TO 50S160E TO
50S129E TO COAST AT 129E

Issued by the Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
For 24 hours commencing 1100 UTC 21 February 2019

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.

Nadi Storm Force Wind Warning 120 for Tropical Cyclone 'Oma'

Brisbane High Seas Warning for Tropical Cyclone 'Oma'

Melbourne Gale Warning 11.

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

Cold front 45S123E 48S129E 50S132E. Forecast 43S150E 47S155E 50S155E at
221200UTC.

Trough 25S159E 29S161E 33S170E. Forecast 25S157E 29S159E 31S171E at 221200UTC.

Tropical Cyclone Oma 981 hPa near 23.3S159.8E. Forecast 972 hPa near
25.8S158.3E at 221200UTC.

Part 3 Forecast
Refer to latest warnings.

South of a line 50S141E 43S148E 43S162E outside warning area:
Southwesterly quarter winds tending northwesterly quarter east of cold front.
Wind speeds 20/33 knots. Rough to very rough seas. Moderate to heavy swell.

Within 540nm of Tropical Cyclone Oma outside warning area:
Clockwise winds 20/33 knots. Rough to very rough seas. Moderate swell.

Remainder:
Winds not exceeding 25 knots with moderate seas. Moderate swell increasing
moderate to heavy south of 40S.

Rain areas, scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms within 240nm of cold
front, 360nm of Tropical Cyclone 'Oma' and 180nm of trough. Scattered showers
and isolated thunderstorms southwest of cold front. Isolated showers remainder
tending scattered west of 154E north of 36S. Visibility reducing below 2nm in
precipitation.

WEATHER MELBOURNE

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