South Eastern Area High Seas Forecast


High Seas Forecast for South Eastern METAREA 10

Issued by the Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
For 24 hours commencing 2300 UTC 6 July 2020

Please be aware
Wind and wave forecasts are averages. Wind gusts can be 40 per cent stronger
than the forecast, and stronger still in squalls and thunderstorms. Maximum
waves can be twice the forecast height.

Part 1 Warnings
Refer to latest warnings for details of the area affected.

Melbourne Gale Warning 7.

Part 2 Situation at 1800 UTC
Refer to latest warnings for boundary of affected area and type of weather

Cold front [1] 38S157E 40S160E 43S162E. Forecast 30S165E 31S169E 37S174E at
071200UTC, east of area thereafter.

Cold front [2] approaching from west, 41S129E 46S132E 50S129E at 080000UTC.

Ridge 32S140E to high 1034hPa near 44S140E to 50S135E. Forecast 32S147E to high
1032hPa near 41S147E to 50S147E.

Part 3 Forecast
Refer to latest warnings.

Within 240nm of ridge: Winds not exceeding 25 knots. Slight to moderate seas.

Remainder east of ridge, outside warning area:
Southwest quarter winds. Wind speeds 20/33 knots. Moderate to rough seas.
Moderate to heavy swell.

Remainder west of ridge:
Northerly quarter winds. Wind speeds 20/30 knots. Moderate to rough seas.
Moderate swell.

Rain areas, scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms within 240nm of
fronts. Visibility reducing below 2nm in precipitation.


The next routine forecast will be issued at 09:00 UTC Tuesday.