IDY10220 SECURITE High Seas Forecast for Western Metarea 10 WESTERN AREA: 12/30S 90/125E, 30/50S 80/129E Issued by the Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, BNOC For 24 hours commencing 1100 UTC 28 March 2015 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 issued 280614UTC: Area bounded by 46S096E 46S130E 48S138E 50S139E 50S091E 46S096E. Melbourne Gale Warning 3 issued 280619UTC: Area bounded by 46S119E 46S135E 43S132E 45S145E 50S149E 50S116E 46S119E. Part 2 Situation at 0600 UTC Refer to latest warnings. Ridge  34S079E to high 1028 hPa near 33S087E to 34S112E 32S129E, forecast 33S080E to high 1026 hPa near 32S085E to 32S102E 35S118E 33S129E and then remain slow moving. Ridge  46S080E 46S081E, forecast 44S080E 46S094E at 281800UTC and 42S080E 43S090E 46S109E at 290600UTC. Cold front/trough  45S080E 49S097E 50S098E, forecast 43S080E 43S086E 47S109E 50S113E at 281800UTC and 40S080E 41S092E 45S107E 45S118E 50S129E at 290600UTC. Trough  12S100E 18S100E, forecast 12S099E 19S099E at 281800UTC and 12S098E to low  1010 hPa near 19S101E at 290600UTC. Low  1008hPa near 14S122E at 280600UTC, forecast low  1009 hPa near 15S118E at 281800UTC and low  1008 hPa near 16S116E at 290600UTC. Part 3 Forecast Refer to latest warnings. Within 180nm of ridge , 120nm of ridge , 240nm of high and within 240nm east of trough : Variable winds below 20 knots. Slight to moderate seas. Low to moderate swell increasing to heavy near ridge . Remainder north of ridge : SE quarter winds tending E quarter east of trough . Winds turning clockwise within 180nm of low  and 120nm of low . Wind speeds 15/25 knots increasing to 20/30 knots within 120nm of low  in the southern semicircle and also within 60nm of low  in the southwest semicircle. Moderate to rough seas. Low swell increasing to moderate south and west of a line 12S095E 27S114E. Remainder south of ridge, outside warning areas: NW quarter winds tending W quarter south of front/trough . Wind speeds 15/25 knots increasing to 20/30 knots within 300nm east of front/trough  and grading to 25/33 knots within 180nm of warning areas. Moderate to rough seas rising to rough to very rough near warning areas. Moderate to heavy swell increasing to heavy near/south of front/trough . Rain areas, scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms within 240nm of cold front and troughs. Scattered showers and thunderstorms within 180nm of lows. Scattered showers over remainder southwest of front/trough . Visibility reducing below 2nm in precipitation. WEATHER MELBOURNE The next routine forecast will be issued at 20:00 UTC Saturday.