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 1100 UTC 18 June 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 1.

Melbourne Gale Warning 2.

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

Low 1006 hPa developing near 36S161E and forecast 1011 hPa near 32S166E at
191200UTC.

Ridge 33S137E to high 1030 hPa near 42S140E to 48S148E 50S159E. Forecast
38S147E to high 1033 hPa near 46S154E to 49S160E at 191200UTC.

Cold front approaching from the west near 31S120E 40S124E 44S123E 47S120E
50S123E and forecast 31S131E 41S137E 46S138E 50S138E with low 1001 hPa near
49S133E at 191200UTC.

Part 3 Forecast
Refer to latest warnings.

East of ridge, outside warning area:
Clockwise winds within 660nm around low. Winds speeds below 20 knots within
300nm of low with slight to moderate seas. Wind speeds increasing to 20/30
knots remainder within 660nm of low and reaching 25/33 knots within 120nm of
warning area. Winds below 25 knots remainder. Moderate to rough seas. Moderate
swell.

West of ridge, outside warning area:
Northerly quarter winds shifting southwest quarter west of front and clockwise
within 180nm of low. Wind speeds 20/30 knots, increasing to 25/33 knots within
120nm of warning area. Moderate to rough seas. Moderate swell increasing to
moderate to heavy west of cold front.

Scattered showers and thunderstorms east of ridge around complex low and within
240nm of cold front. Scattered showers remainder west of ridge. Visibility
reducing below 2nm in precipitation.

WEATHER MELBOURNE

The next routine forecast will be issued at 21:00 UTC Monday.