South Eastern Area High Seas Forecast


High Seas Forecast for South Eastern Metarea 10
Issued by the Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, BNOC
For 24 hours commencing 2300 UTC 23 January 2017

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 Gale Warning 1.

New Zealand Storm Warning 233.

Part 2 Situation at 1800 UTC
Refer to latest warnings for boundary of affected area and type of weather.

Cold front 37S148E 39S150E 50S149E. Forecast 30S153E 38S170E at 250001UTC.

High [1] 1020 hPa near 35S168E. Forecast 1018 hPa near 30S165E at 250001UTC.

High [2] forecast 1020 hPa near 38S156E at 250001UTC.

High [3] forecast 1023 hPa near 36S131E at 250001UTC.

Part 3 Forecast
Refer to latest warnings.

Near cold front, outside warning areas:
Northerly quarter winds 20/30 knots within 320nm east of cold front until
241800UTC. Westerly quarter 20/30 knots west of cold front south of 40S.
Moderate to rough seas. Moderate swell

Rain areas, scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms within 300nm of cold
front. Isolated to scattered showers remainder south of 40S. Visibility
reducing below 2nm in precipitation.


The next routine forecast will be issued at 08:00 UTC Tuesday.