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 1 April 2020

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.

Melbourne Gale Warning 3.
Melbourne Gale Warning 6.

Part 2 Situation at 1800 UTC
Trough [1] 31S149E to low [1] 1010hPa near 40S146E . Forecast 30S154E 45S153E
to low [1] 988hPa near 49S148E at 030000UTC.

Trough [2] west of area, forecast 38S126E 42S127E at 021200UTC and 36S132E
45S133E at 030000UTC.

Cold front west of area, forecast 35S128E 40S131E to low [2] 986hPa near
44S128E at 021200UTC and 30S131E 40S138E to low [2] 977hPa near 47S134E to
50S135E at 030000UTC.

Part 3 Forecast
Refer to latest warnings.

Within 300nm southeast of trough [1] outside warning area:
Northeast quarter winds turning clockwise within 120nm of low. Wind speeds
15/25 knots grading to 20/33 knots within 120nm of trough, extending to within
300nm of trough from 020900UTC. Moderate to rough seas. Low to moderate swell.

Within 180nm of low from 020600UTC:
Clockwise winds 20/30 knots with moderate to rough seas. Moderate swell.

Within 180nm east of cold front:
Northerly quarter winds turning clockwise within 120nm of low. Wind speeds
20/30 knots with moderate to rough seas. Moderate swell.

Remainder west of cold front outside warning area:
Southwest quarter winds tending northwest quarter east of trough [2] and
turning clockwise within 120nm of low. Wind speeds 20/33 knots with moderate to
rough seas. Low to moderate swell.

Remainder:
Wind speeds not exceeding 25 knots. Slight to moderate seas. Moderate swell,
decreasing to low to moderate north of 40S east from 150E.

Rain areas, scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms within 240nm of front,
trough [1] and lows. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms within 120nm
of trough [2]. Visibility reducing below 2nm in precipitation.

WEATHER MELBOURNE

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