South Eastern Area High Seas Forecast


High Seas Forecast for South Eastern METAREA 10

Issued by the Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
For 24 hours commencing 1100 UTC 16 April 2021

Part 1 Warnings
Melbourne Gale Warning 2.
Melbourne Gale Warning 4.

Part 2 Situation at 0600 UTC
Cold front 43S132E 50S141E. Forecast 43S148E 47S157E 50S160E at 170000UTC and
east of area by 171200UTC.

Part 3 Forecast
Refer to latest warnings.

South of line 44S129E 42S133E 42S146E 44S161E, outside warning area:
Westerly quarter winds, tending northwest quarter within 420nm east of front.
Rough to very rough seas. Heavy swell.

Remainder: Winds not exceeding 25 knots. Moderate to rough seas. Moderate to
heavy swell, grading to low to moderate swell north of line 39S144E 43S148E
32S156E 32S168E.

Rain areas, scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms within 120nm of front
and west of line 29S159E 32S159E 34S151E. Visibility reducing below 2nm in

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.


The next routine forecast will be issued at 21:00 UTC Friday.