South Eastern Area High Seas Forecast

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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 2300 UTC 20 July 2017

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 3.

New Zealand Storm Force Wind Warning 465.

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

Low 974 hPa near 41S169E moving east of area by 211800UTC.

Ridge 38S145E 50S146E. Forecast 34S151E 50S165E at 220001UTC.

Trough forecast 44S129E 50S142E at 220001UTC.

Part 3 Forecast
Refer to latest warnings.

East of ridge, outside warning areas:
southerly quarter winds turning westerly quarter north of 35S. Wind speeds
20/30 knots grading 25/33 knots within 120nm of warning areas. Moderate to
rough seas. Moderate to heavy swell.

West of ridge, outside warning areas:
Northerly quarter winds shifting southerly quarter south of trough. Wind speeds
20/30 knots grading 25/33 knots within 120nm of warning area. Moderate to rough
seas. Moderate to heavy swell.

Within 240nm of ridge:
Winds not exceeding 25 knots. Slight to moderate sea. Moderate to heavy swell.

Rain areas, scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms east of ridge and also
within 300nm of trough. Isolated showers over remainder. Visibility reducing
below 2nm in precipitation.

WEATHER MELBOURNE

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