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, BNOC
For 24 hours commencing 2300 UTC 16 August 2018

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 4.

Melbourne Gale Warning 8.

Part 2 Situation at 1800 UTC
Refer to latest warnings for boundaries of affected areas and type of weather
systems.

Ridge 39S150E 50S154E and moving to east of area by 180000UTC.

Cold front 37S129E 50S148E. Forecast 32S146E 42S152E 50S155E at 180000UTC.

Trough 30S157E 30S163E 33S168E. Forecast 31S160E 29S170E at 180000UTC.

Low 982 hPa near 50S129E. Forecast 995 hPa near 47S145E at 180000UTC.

Part 3 Forecast
Refer to latest warnings.

South of line 34S129E 32S135E 42S158E 38S165E outside warning areas:

Southwesterly quarter winds east of ridge and west of cold front. Northwesterly
quarter remainder. Winds tending clockwise within 420nm of low. Wind speeds
20/33 knots. Rough to very rough seas. Moderate swell increasing moderate to
heavy west of 145E.

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

Rain areas, scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms within 180nm of cold
front and trough and 300nm of low. Scattered showers remainder south of 30S
west of 160E. Isolated showers remainder away from ridge. Visibility reducing
below 2nm in precipitation.

WEATHER MELBOURNE

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