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 20 April 2019

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
Refer to latest warnings for details of the area affected.

Melbourne Storm Force Wind Warning 5.

Part 2 Situation at 0600 UTC
Refer to latest warnings for boundary of affected area and type of weather
system.

Cold front 31S134E 43S139E 50S139E, forecast 37S148E 45S148E 50S144E at
211200UTC.

Low 975hPa near 47S130E. Forecast 1000hPa near 52S142E at 210000UTC. Low
dissipating after 210000UTC.

Part 3 Forecast
Refer to latest warnings.

Southwest of a line 30S129E 48S160E, outside warning area:
Northerly quarter winds shifting westerly quarter west of front. Clockwise
winds within 420nm of low. Northwest quarter winds developing southwest of a
line 41S129E 43S138E 50S143E after 210000UTC. Wind speeds 15/25 knots
increasing to 20/30 knots within 420nm of low and 240nm of front south of 40S,
and reaching to 25/33 knots within 120nm of warning area. Moderate to rough
seas. Moderate to heavy swell.

Remainder:
Easterly quarter winds 15/25 knots tending northerly quarter south of 33S. Wind
speeds reaching 20/30 knots north of 26S. Moderate seas, rising to rough seas
north of 26S. Low to moderate swell.

Rain areas, scattered showers and thunderstorms within 240nm of cold front and
within 300nm of low. Scattered showers north of 30S. Visibility reducing below
2nm in precipitation.

WEATHER MELBOURNE

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