South Eastern Area High Seas Forecast

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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 2300 UTC 29 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
New Zealand Gale Warning 699 issued 291909UTC:
Over waters east of 160E.
Low 957hPa near 52S155E moving southeast 35kt.
In an area bounded by 40S160E 45S174E 63S175W 62S160E 40S160E: Clockwise 40kt.
Gale area slow moving.

Melbourne Storm Force Wind Warning 6 issued 291954UTC:
Area bounded by 37S113E 34S122E 34S130E 38S153E 40S160E 50S160E 50S092E 47S092E
37S113E.

 
Part 2 Situation at 1800 UTC
Refer to latest warnings.

Ridge 28162E 34S170E. Forecast slow moving.

Cold front [1] forecast 39S129E 47S139E at 300600UTC and 34S129E 40S140E 43S150E
50S154E at 301800UTC.

Cold front [2] 44S161E 50S165E moving SE at 40 knots.

 
Part 3 Forecast
Refer to latest warnings.

Within 180nm of ridge and also northeast of ridge:
Variable winds to 15 knots. Slight to moderate seas. Low to moderate swell.

Remaining area, outside warning areas:
NW quarter winds, tending W quarter west of 150E, 15/25 knots grading to 25/33
knots within 120nm of warning areas. Moderate to rough seas. Moderate to heavy
swell.

Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms within 300nm of fronts. Scattered
showers remainder west of front [1]. Visibility reducing below 2nm in
precipitation.
 
WEATHER MELBOURNE
 
The next routine forecast will be issued at 0900  UTC 30 July 2014