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 2300 UTC 6 April 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 6.

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

Trough [1] 25S162E 37S166E. Forecast 25S166E 34S170E at 080000UTC.

Trough [2] 43S137E 47S143E 50S146E. Forecast 40S156E 50S170E at 080000UTC.

Part 3 Forecast
Refer to latest warnings.

South of a line 50S142E 43S162E, outside warning area:
Southwest quarter winds 20/33 knots. Moderate to 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 180nm of trough
[1]. Scattered showers within 240nm of trough [2] and also north of 40S between
150E to 155E. Visibility reducing below 2nm in precipitation.

WEATHER MELBOURNE

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