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 1100 UTC 21 September 2021

Part 1 Warnings
Melbourne Gale Warning 5.
Melbourne Gale Warning 12.

Part 2 Situation at 0600 UTC
Trough near 25S156E 37S165E. Forecast 25S166E 31S169E at 221200UTC.

Cold front west of area. Forecast entering area near 47S129E 50S135E at
212100UTC and 42S129E 50S151E at 221200UTC.

Part 3 Forecast
Refer to latest warnings.

South of line 39S129E 37S151E 47S160E, outside warning areas:
Westerly quarter winds shifting northwesterly quarter winds within 600nm east
of front. Wind speeds 25/33 knots. Rough to very rough seas. Moderate to heavy
swell.

West of line 25S159E 40S159E, outside warning areas:
Southeasterly quarter winds, 25/33 knots. Rough to very rough seas. Moderate
swell.

Remainder:
Southeasterly quarter winds east of trough turning southerly quarter within
240nm southwest of trough. Winds speed 25/33 knots in the vicinity of trough.
Winds not exceeding 25 knots elsewhere. Moderate to rough seas. Moderate swell,
increasing to moderate to heavy south of 42S.

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

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.

WEATHER MELBOURNE

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