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 17 November 2019

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 1.

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

Trough 26S156E 34S167E. Forecast east of area by 190000UTC.

Cold front 41S129E 45S144E 50S147E. Forecast 38S151E 40S164E at 190000UTC.

Part 3 Forecast
Refer to latest warnings.

Within 180nm of trough:
Northwest quarter winds tending southeast quarter within 120nm south of trough.
Wind speeds 15/25 knots reaching 30 knots in parts. Moderate to rough seas. Low
to moderate swell.

South of a line 43S129E 37S147E 37S165E, outside warning area:
Southwest quarter winds, tending northwest west of 135E after 181800UTC. Wind
speeds reaching 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
increasing to moderate to heavy south of 40S.

Rain areas, scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms within 180nm of trough
and 240nm of front. Visibility reducing below 2nm in precipitation.

WEATHER MELBOURNE

The next routine forecast will be issued at 08:00 UTC Monday.