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 1100 UTC 19 February 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 area affected.
Melbourne Gale Warning 1.

Part 2 Situation at 0600 UTC
Refer to latest warnings for boundary of affected area and type of weather
system.

Trough 30S151E 34S154E 40S157E 50S161E. Forecast 28S158E 34S161E 40S162E
50S159E at 201200UTC.

Low 1000 hPa near 42S147E. Forecast 995 hPa near 44S156E at 201200UTC.

High 1021 hPa near 36S128E. Forecast 1020 hPa near 39S138E at 201200UTC.

Part 3 Forecast
Refer to latest warning.

Within 240nm east of trough :
Northerly quarter winds 20/33 knots. Rough to very rough seas. Low to moderate
swell.

Within 420nm of low outside warning area:
Clockwise winds 15/25 knots increasing to 25/33 knots by 191800UTC. Moderate to
rough seas. Moderate to heavy swell.

Remainder:
Winds not exceeding 25 knots. Moderate seas. Low to moderate swell increasing
moderate to heavy south of 40S west of 163E.

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

WEATHER MELBOURNE

The next routine forecast will be issued at 20:00 UTC Sunday.