South Eastern Area High Seas Forecast

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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 1 May 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 Storm Force Wind Warning 1 issued 010658UTC:
Area bounded by 37S151E 42S160E 50S160E 50S152E 48S149E 42S143E 38S147E 37S151E.

Melbourne Gale Warning 3 issued 010635UTC:
Area bounded by 39S115E 37S132E 38S142E 46S151E 50S147E 50S094E 39S115E.

Part 2 Situation at 0600 UTC
Refer to latest warnings.

Ridge [1] 28S163E 35S170E. Forecast 28S165E 33S170E at 011800UTC and then
remains slow moving.

Ridge [2] 45S139E 50S143E. Forecast 46S145E 50S147E at 011800UTC and 48S153E
50S151E at 020600UTC.

Cold front [1] 35S150E 40S154E 42S153E to low 984 hPa near 44S149E to 50S152E.
Forecast 31S153E 38S160E 43S162E to low 979 hPa near 47S154E to 47S153E 50S156E
at 011800UTC and 33S158E 39S165E 44S167E 48S165E to low 974 hPa near 52S160E at
020600UTC.

Cold front [2] Forecast near 39S122E 45S132E 50S133E at 011800UTC and 39S134E
44S142E 48S144E 50S143E at 020600UTC.

Part 3 Forecast
Refer to latest warnings.

Within 120nm of ridges and northeast of ridge [1]:
NE quarter winds 10/20 knots along ridge [1] and area northeast of ridge [1]. W
quarter winds 10/20 knots along ridge [2]. Slight to moderate seas. Low to
moderate swell near and northeast of ridge [1]. Moderate to heavy swell near
ridge [2].

Remainder east of cold front [1] outside warning areas:
N quarter winds tending clockwise within 360nm of low. Wind speeds 20/30 knots
grading 25/33 knots within 120nm of warning area. Moderate to rough seas. Low
to moderate swell.

Remainder west of cold front [1], outside warning areas:
W quarter winds tending clockwise within 360nm of low and NW quarter within
360nm east of cold front [2]. Wind speeds 20/30 knots grading 25/33 knots
within 120nm of warning areas. Moderate to rough seas. Moderate to heavy swell.

Rain areas, showers and scattered thunderstorms within 420nm of low. Rain areas
showers and isolated thunderstorms within 240nm of cold fronts. Scattered
showers remainder south of 35S. Isolated showers elsewhere. Visibility reducing
below 2nm in precipitation.

WEATHER MELBOURNE

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