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 27 April 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 2.

New Zealand Gale Warning 702.

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

Trough 28S161E 42S167E 47S166E. Forecast 28S167E 38S170E at 290000UTC.

Low 989hPa near 47S166E. Forecast 990hPa near 50S173E at 280600UTC and then
further east of area.

Part 3 Forecast
Refer to latest warnings.

Within 300nm of low, outside warning area:
Clockwise winds 20/33 knots. Moderate to rough seas. Moderate to heavy swell.

Remainder south of 40S:
Westerly quarter winds 20/30 knots, increasing to 25/33 knots at times west of
155E and south of 43S. Wind speeds gradually decreasing to below 20 knots west
of 140E by 281800UTC. Moderate to rough seas. Moderate to heavy swell.

Within area bounded by 40S145E 36S151E 37S153E 40S153E:
Southwesterly quarter winds 20/33 knots developing from 280600UTC. Moderate to
rough seas. Low to moderate swell.

Within area bounded by 28S153E 28S156E 36S154E 34S151E, outside warning area:
Southerly quarter winds 20/33 knots, decreasing to below 20 knots south of 31S
by 280600UTC and throughout area by 281800UTC. Moderate to rough seas. Moderate
swell.

Remainder:
Winds below 25 knots. Slight to moderate seas. Moderate swell.

Rain areas, scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms within 180nm of trough
and 240nm of low. Scattered showers remainder east of 140E. Visibility reducing
below 2nm in precipitation.

WEATHER MELBOURNE

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