South Eastern Area High Seas Forecast

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SECURITE
 
HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA 10
SOUTHEASTERN AREA: 28S/50S, 129E/170E
Issued by the Bureau of Meteorology National Meteorological and Oceanographic
Centre
FOR 24 HOURS COMMENCING 1100 UTC 23 JULY 2014
 
PLEASE BE AWARE 
Wind gusts can be 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
Refer to latest warnings.

Ridge 41S129E 44S141E 42S151E to high 1023 hPa near 37S155E to 28S153E. Forecast
41S129E 45S139E 44S150E to high 1023 hPa near 36S158E to 28S158E at 231800UTC
and 40S129E 46S140E 46S150E to high 1024 hPa near 35S160E to 28S163E at
240600UTC.

Low 1001 hPa near 34S133E. Forecast low 1005 hPa near 36S136E at 231800UTC and
low 1007 hPa near 37S139E at 240600UTC.

Cold front approaching from west, forecast 32S126E 40S124E 46S125E 50S129E at
240600UTC.

 
Part 3 Forecast
Refer to latest warnings.

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

Remainder north of ridge:
Clockwise winds 15/25 knots around low. Winds reaching 30 knots at times within
180nm of low until 231800UTC. Mostly moderate seas. Low to moderate swell.

Remainder southeast of ridge, east of 150E:
SW quarter winds tending S quarter north of 30S. Wind speeds 15/25 knots
increasing to 20/33 knots southeast of a line 50S155E 43S170E. Moderate to rough
seas. Moderate swell.

Remainder southwest of ridge, west of 150E:
NW quarter winds 15/25 knots. Moderate seas. Moderate swell.

Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms within 240nm of low. Scattered
showers southeast of ridge. Visibility reducing below 2nm in precipitation.
 
WEATHER MELBOURNE
 
The next routine forecast will be issued at 2100  UTC 23 July 2014