South Eastern Area High Seas Forecast


High Seas Forecast for South Eastern METAREA 10

Issued by the Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
For 24 hours commencing 2300 UTC 27 January 2021

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

Part 2 Situation at 1800 UTC
Trough 32S152E 35S161E 37S166E. Forecast 34S163E 36S168E at 280000UTC, then
east of area.

Low developing and forecast 1010hPa near 38S139E at 281200UTC, and low 1007hPa
near 41S139E at 290000UTC.

Part 3 Forecast
Refer to latest warnings.

North of line 42S138E 46S146E 40S151E, south of 37S:
Easterly quarter winds 25/33 knots. Rough to very rough seas, low to moderate

West of line 48S129E 50S131E:
Northwesterly quarter winds 25/30 knots, developing after 281500UTC. Rough
seas. Moderate swell, increasing to heavy swell after 281500UTC.

West of line 32S157E 34S154E:
Southeasterly quarter winds 25/30 knots. Rough seas. Low to moderate swell.

Winds not exceeding 25 knots. Moderate to rough seas. Low to moderate swell.

Rain areas, scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms within 180nm of trough
and within 300nm of low. Isolated showers elsewhere. Visibility reducing below
2nm in precipitation.


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