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 1100 UTC 27 August 2015 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 Melbourne Gale Warning 1 issued 270659UTC: Area bounded by 44S149E 47S150E 50S153E 50S147E 48S147E 45S145E 44S149E. Melbourne Gale Warning 2 issued 270702UTC: Area bounded by 35S156E 35S152.5E 36S150E 39S152E 39S155E 37S155E 35S156E. Part 2 Situation at 0600 UTC Refer to latest warnings. Ridge  32S130E to high 1030 hPa near 38S132E to 45S132E 50S140E. Forecast 32S132E to high 1031 hPa near 39S133E to 43S134E to high 1035 hPa near 46S137E to 50S142E at 271800UTC and 32S134E to high 1031 hPa near 38S134E to high 1035 hPa near 46S138E to 50S143E at 280600UTC. Ridge  28S167E 32S170E, slow moving. Forecast 28S167E 30S170E at 280600UTC. Ridge  45S129E 50S133E. Forecast 46S129E to high 1035 hPa near 47S134E to 50S138E at 271800UTC and 47S129E to high 1035 hPa near 47S137E to 50S141E at 280600UTC. Ridge  38S132E 42S140E 46S162E 45S170E. Forecast 47S170E 47S170E 48S158E 44S152E at 271800UTC and 49S170E 49S162E 47S156E at 280600UTC. Trough  33S168E to low  1013 hPa near 38S156E to 36S150E. Forecast 37S150E 37S152E to low  1010 hPa near 40S157E to 42S160E 39S170E at 271800UTC and 43S170E 45S162E to low  1006 hPa near 43S159E to 37S156E 33S152E at 280600UTC. Trough  28S155E 35S158E 38S156E. Forecast 28S155E 35S158E 40S157E at 271800UTC and 28S157E 33S160E 42S157E at 280600UTC. Cold front 42S133E 45S145E to low  1014 hPa near 50S149E. Front forecast south of 50S by 271800UTC. Low  forecast 1013 hPa near 47S150E at 271800UTC and 1015 hPa near 44S147E at 280600UTC. Part 3 Forecast Refer to latest warnings. Within 180nm of ridges, 300nm of highs and remainder NE of ridge : Variable winds below 20 knots. Slight to moderate seas. Low to moderate swell increasing to moderate to heavy near ridge . Remainder north of trough , outside warning area: N quarter winds tending W quarter west of trough  and turning clockwise within 240nm of low . Wind speeds 10/20 knots increasing to 15/25 knots by 271800UTC. Winds grading to 20/30 knots at times east of a line 28S157E 45S164E after 271800UTC and increasing to 25/33 knots within 120nm of warning area. Slight to moderate seas rising to moderate to rough after 271800UTC. Low to moderate swell increasing to moderate to heavy east of trough . Remainder east of ridge , outside warning areas: S quarter winds tending E quarter east of low  north of ridge  shifting NW quarter between ridge  and front and turning clockwise within 240nm of lows. Wind speeds 15/25 knots increasing to 20/30 knots within 240nm of low  grading to 25/33 knots within 120nm of warning areas. Moderate to rough seas abating to slight to moderate west of low . Moderate to heavy swell increasing to heavy near low . Remainder west of ridge : NE quarter winds tending NW quarter south of ridge . Wind speeds 10/20 knots. Slight to moderate seas. Low to moderate swell increasing to moderate to heavy south of 40S. Rain areas, scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms within 240nm of lows, 180nm of troughs and front and remainder north of trough  east of trough  away from ridge . Visibility reducing below 2nm in precipitation. WEATHER MELBOURNE The next routine forecast will be issued at 21:00 UTC Thursday.