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 29 April 2016 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 Melbourne Gale Warning 2 issued 290601UTC: Area bounded by 35S121E 36S130E 44S142E 50S144E 50S131E 42S113E 35S121E. Part 2 Situation at 0600 UTC Refer to latest warnings. Ridge  29S153E to high  1029hPa near 38S167E to 38S170E near stationary. Ridge  from high  1029hPa near 38S167E to 45S170E near stationary. Ridge  50S160E 44S164E 45S170E. Forecast 50S169E 44S170E at 291800UTC and east of area at 300600UTC. Cold front  50S139E 46S141E 39S141E then weakening by 291800UTC. Cold front  approaching from the west forecast 33S124E 37S129E 46S136E to low 973 hPa near 49S132E at 291800UTC and 33S132E 39S137E to low 912hPa near 50S137E at 300600UTC. Part 3 Forecast Refer to latest warnings. Within 120nm of ridges and 240nm of highs: Variable winds below 20 knots. Slight to moderate seas. Low to moderate swell increasing to moderate south of 43S. Remainder north of ridge : E quarter winds 10/20 knots. Slight to moderate seas. Low to moderate swell. Remainder, outside warning areas: N quarter winds shifting SE quarter south of ridge  and W quarter west of cold front . Clockwise winds within 180nm of low. Wind speeds 20/30 knots grading to 20/33 knots within 120nm of warning areas with rough to very rough seas. Moderate to heavy swell decreasing to low to moderate from Bass Strait east to ridge . Rain areas, scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms within 240nm of fronts. Isolated showers away from ridges. Visibility reducing below 2nm in precipitation. WEATHER MELBOURNE The next routine forecast will be issued at 21:00 UTC Friday.