IDY10210 SECURITE High Seas Forecast for South Eastern Metarea 10 SOUTHEASTERN AREA: 28S/50S, 129E/170E Issued by the Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, BNOC For 24 hours commencing 1100 UTC 24 February 2017 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 Nil. Part 2 Situation at 0600 UTC Trough 36S151E 50S165E. Forecast 31S156E 38S170E at 251200UTC. Cold front approaching from west of area. Forecast 39S111E 50S129E at 251200UTC. Part 3 Forecast South of 43S, west of trough: Westerly quarter 20/30 knots tending northwesterly quarter within 600nm of cold front from 241800UTC. 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 240nm of trough and front. Isolated showers remainder. Visibility reducing below 2nm in precipitation. WEATHER MELBOURNE The next routine forecast will be issued at 20:00 UTC Friday.