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 11 December 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.

Nil.

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

Trough 29S153E 42S162E. Forecast 27S153E 34S166E at 130000UTC.

Cold front [1] 38S146E 50S149E. Forecast east of area by 121200UTC.

Cold front [2] approaching from the west, forecast 38S148E 50S150E at 130000UTC.

Part 3 Forecast
Refer to latest warnings.

West of trough:
Southwesterly quarter winds turning northwest quarter within 360nm east of
fronts. Wind speeds 20/33 knots decreasing below 20 knots north of line 41S129E
38S141E. Moderate to rough seas. Low to moderate swell.

Remainder:
Northerly quarter winds 20/30 knots within 180nm east of trough, remainder
winds not exceeding 20 knots. Slight to moderate seas. Low to moderate swell.

Rain areas, scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms within 240nm of
fronts. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms within 150nm of trough.
Visibility reducing below 2nm in precipitation.

WEATHER MELBOURNE

The next routine forecast will be issued at 08:00 UTC Thursday.