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
For 24 hours commencing 2300 UTC 24 August 2019

Please be aware
Wind and wave forecasts are averages. Wind gusts can be 40 per cent stronger
than the forecast, and stronger still in squalls and thunderstorms. Maximum
waves can be twice the forecast height.

Part 1 Warnings
Refer to latest warnings for details of the area affected.

Melbourne Gale Warning 2.
Melbourne Gale Warning 7.

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

Cold front [1] 34S151E 38S155E to low 999hPa near 43S153E to 46S160E. Forecast
31S156E 36S166E to low 993hPa near 43S165E at 251200UTC then east of area by
260000UTC.

Cold front [2] 46S129E 48S139E 50S144E. Forecast 43S152E 46S160E 50S164E at
251800UTC then east of area by 260000UTC.

High [1] 1030hPa near 29S164E. Forecast 1023hPa near 28S169E at 251200UTC then
east of area by 260000UTC.

High [2] 1030hPa near 35S124E. Forecast 1030hPa near 35S129E at 260000UTC.

Part 3 Forecast
Refer to latest warnings.

South of line 40S129E 40S140E 35S150E 34S167E, outside warning areas:
Northwest quarter winds shifting southwest quarter within 240nm west of cold
front [1] and clockwise within 240nm of low. Westerly quarter remainder west of
cold front [1]. Wind speeds 20/33 knots. Rough seas. Moderate to heavy swell.

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

Rain areas, scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms within 240nm of fronts
and low. Isolated to scattered showers remainder west of front [1]. Visibility
reducing below 2nm in precipitation.

WEATHER MELBOURNE

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