South Eastern Area High Seas Forecast


High Seas Forecast for South Eastern Metarea 10
Issued by the Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, BNOC
For 24 hours commencing 1100 UTC 10 February 2016

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

Part 2 Situation at 0600 UTC
Refer to latest warnings.

Ridge 37S129E 39S145E 33S151E to high [1] 1017 hPa near 40S163E to 41S167E
41S170E. Forecast from high [2] 1018 hPa near 40S129E to 41S143E 33S151E to
high [1] 1018 hPa near 39S164E to 40S170E at 101800UTC and 38S129E to high [2]
1019 hPa near 39S133E to 42S141E 34S151E to high [1] 1018 hPa near 39S165E to
40S170E at 110600UTC.

Cold front 43S150E 44S159E 48S166E. Forecast 41S150E 43S157E 47S170E at
101800UTC and 40S151E 42S159E 45S164E 46S170E at 110600UTC.

Trough 42S140E 44S145E to low 1009 hPa near 46S148E. Forecast 43S149E 45S153E
to low 1008 hPa near 48S155E at 101800UTC and 44S155E 45S159E to low 1009 hPa
near 49S161E at 110600UTC.

Part 3 Forecast
Refer to latest warnings.

Within 180nm of ridges and 240nm of highs:
Variable winds below 20 knots. Slight to moderate seas. Low to moderate swell.

Remainder north of ridge:
SE quarter winds 10/20 knots increasing to 15/25 knots north of 32S, east of
160E. Moderate to rough seas. Low to moderate swell.

Remainder south of ridge outside warning areas:
W quarter winds tending NW quarter northeast of cold front and within 360nm
east of trough. Wind speeds 10/20 knots increasing to 20/30 knots south of 47S.
Moderate to rough seas. Moderate to heavy swell.

Rain areas, scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms within 240nm of cold
front and trough. Isolated showers remainder away from ridges. Visibility
reducing below 2nm in precipitation.


The next routine forecast will be issued at 20:00 UTC Wednesday.