South Eastern Area High Seas Forecast

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SECURITE
 
HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA 10
SOUTHEASTERN AREA: 28S/50S, 129E/170E
Issued by the Bureau of Meteorology National Meteorological and Oceanographic
Centre
FOR 24 HOURS COMMENCING 2300 UTC 22 JULY 2014
 
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
Nil.
 
Part 2 Situation at 1800 UTC
Refer to latest warnings.

Ridge 42S129E 44S140E to high 1024 hPa near 39S153E to 34S151E. Forecast 41S129E
44S141E 42S151E to high 1024 hPa near 38S155E to 31S153E at 230600UTC and
41S129E 45S142E 44S150E to high 1024 hPa near 36S158E to 28S155E at 231800UTC.

Low 1008 hPa near 32S130E. Forecast 1002 hPa near 33S132E at 230600UTC and 1004
hPa near 35S135E at 231800UTC.
 
Part 3 Forecast
Refer to latest warnings.

Within 180nm of ridge:
Variable winds below 20 knots. Slight to moderate seas. Low to moderate swell.

Remainder north of ridge:
Clockwise winds 15/25 knots around low tending variable below 20 knots east of
140E. Winds reaching 20/30 knots at times within 240nm of low until 231800UTC.
Mostly slight to moderate seas. Low to moderate swell.

Remainder southeast of ridge and east of 150E:
SW quarter winds tending S quarter north of 40S. Wind speeds 15/25 knots
increasing to 20/30 knots southeast of a line 50S150E 46S170E after 230600UTC.
Mostly moderate seas. Moderate swell increasing to moderate to heavy in the far
southeast.

Remainder south of ridge and west of 150E:
NW quarter winds 15/25 knots increasing to 20/30 knots at times southwest of a
line 48S129E 50S144E. Moderate seas. Moderate swell.

Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms within 240nm of low. Scattered to
isolated showers south and east of ridge. Visibility reducing below 2nm in
precipitation.
 
WEATHER MELBOURNE
 
The next routine forecast will be issued at 0900  UTC 23 July 2014