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 1100 UTC 19 September 2018

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
Melbourne Gale Warning 1.
Melbourne Gale Warning 2.

Part 2 Situation at 0600 UTC
Refer to latest warnings for boundaries of affected areas and type of weather
systems.

Cold front 33S150E 37S155E 50S157E. Forecast 25S153E 28S159E 36S166E at
201200UTC.

Trough near 46S150E 50S152E, forecast 39S159E 43S163E at 200000UTC and further
east of area by 200600UTC.

Warm front west of area, forecast 47S132E 48S129E at 200000UTC and 49S147E
51S140E at 201200UTC.

Part 3 Forecast
Refer to latest warnings.

Within 420nm northeast of cold front:
Northerly quarter winds 20/30 knots with moderate to rough seas, gradually
decreasing to variable below 20 knots after 200600UTC with slight to moderate
seas. Low to moderate swell building to heavy south of 40S.

Northwest of warm front, outside warning area:
Northwesterly quarter winds 20/30 knots increasing to 25/33 knots within 60nm
of warning area. Rough seas. Heavy swell.

Remainder west of cold front, outside warning area:
Southwesterly quarter winds 15/30 knots within 600nm southwest of cold front
tending westerly quarter 15/25 knots elsewhere, and becoming variable below 15
knots north of 40S west of 145E after 191800UTC. Wind speeds increasing to
25/33 knots within 180nm of trough and also within 120nm of warning area.
Moderate to rough seas. Moderate swell.

Rain areas, scattered showers and thunderstorms within 240nm of cold front.
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms within 240nm of trough. Rain areas
and scattered showers within 240nm of warm front. Scattered showers remainder
southwest of cold front. Visibility reducing below 2nm in precipitation.

WEATHER MELBOURNE

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