IDY10210 SECURITE 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 2300 UTC 10 February 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 Gale Warning 2 issued 101802UTC: Area bounded by 50S115E 46S117E 45S121E 47S124E 50S123E 50S115E. Part 2 Situation at 1800 UTC Refer to latest warnings. Ridge  30S128E to high  1018 hPa near 40S129E to 41S143E, forecast 32S128E to high  1019 hPa near 39S133E to 43S146E 43S156E at 110600UTC and 31S129E 40S138E to high  1018 hPa near 41S140E to high 1 019 hPa near 44S156E 46S164E at 111800UTC. Ridge  33S151E to high  1018 hPa near 39S164E to 40S170E, forecast 34S152E to high  1018 hPa near 39S165E to 40S170E at 110600UTC and 31S152E 37S156E to high  1021 hPa near 40S167E to 39S170E at 111800UTC. Ridge  39S164E 50S166E, forecast 40S168E 48S170E at 110600UTC and 40S168E 44S170E at 111800UTC. Cold front  near 47S118E 50S122E, forecast 48S133E 50S136E by 110600UTC and south of area by 111800UTC. Cold front  47S145E 52S151E, forecast south of area by 110600UTC. Trough 40S147E 41S153E to low 1010 hPa near 43S156E to 47S159E to low  1006 hPa near 48S155E, forecast 39S145E 40S152E 41S157E to low  1012 hPa near 44S161E 47S165E to low  1008 hPa near 49S163E at 110600UTC and 37S149E 40S152E 41S160E 44S165E 49S170E to low  1011 hPa near 51S170E at 111800UTC. Part 3 Forecast Refer to latest warnings. Within 180nm of ridges and 240nm of highs and remainder east of ridge : Variable winds below 20 knots. Slight to moderate seas. Low to moderate swell, moderate to heavy at times south of 40S along ridge . Remainder north of ridge : E quarter winds 10/20 knots with slight to moderate seas increasing 15/25 knots north of line 29S152E 33S160E 35S170E with seas rising moderate to rough. Low to moderate swell. Remainder: Clockwise winds 15/25 knots within 60nm of low  and 180nm of low . W quarter winds south of ridge , west of trough shifting NW quarter southeast of cold fronts reaching 20/30- knots within 120nm of fronts, with winds tending W/NW 15/25 knots by 111800UTC south of ridge . NW quarter winds 15/25 knots remainder east of trough. Moderate to rough seas. Winds easing NW quarter 10/20 knots east of trough, north of 40S and shifting S/SE remainder between ridge  and trough with seas abating slight to moderate. Moderate swell east of 160E, Moderate to heavy swell south of 40S and low to moderate swell remainder. Rain areas, scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms within 240nm of cold fronts, trough and low  and within 90nm of low  Isolated showers remainder away from ridges. Visibility reducing below 2nm in precipitation. WEATHER MELBOURNE The next routine forecast will be issued at 08:00 UTC Thursday.