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, BNOC
For 24 hours commencing 2300 UTC 21 June 2018

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 Gale Warning 2.

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

Cold front 44S129E 46S133E 50S136E. Forecast 40S150E 45S158E 50S160E at
230000UTC.

Trough [1] forecast near 48S142E 50S144E at 221800UTC and 47S149E 50S150E at
230000UTC.

Trough [2] 41S153E 44S157E 50S159E and weakening by 230000UTC.

Part 3 Forecast
Refer to latest warnings.

South of line 45S129E 39S153E 50S170E outside warning area:
Southwesterly quarter winds tending northwesterly quarter east of trough [1],
within 240nm east of trough [2] and remainder east of cold front. Wind speeds
20/30 knots increasing to 25/33 knots within 120nm of warning area. Rough to
very rough seas. Moderate swell, increasing moderate to heavy west of cold
front.

Remainder:
Winds not exceeding 25 knots. Slight to moderate seas. Low to moderate swell.

Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms within 180nm of front. Isolated to
scattered showers elsewhere mainly west of front. Visibility reducing below 2nm
in precipitation.

WEATHER MELBOURNE

The next routine forecast will be issued at 09:00 UTC Friday.