IDY10220 SECURITE Updated 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 1 February 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 2 issued 010635UTC: Area bounded by 41S090E 39S094E 35S096E 29S090E 30S090E 30S085E 35S089E 37S087E 37S085E 33S085E 31S083E 33S081E 37S081E 40S083E 41S090E. Part 2 Situation at 0600 UTC Refer to latest warnings. Ridge  41S093E 43S106E to high 1030 hPa near 42S125E to 43S129E. Forecast 44S097E 44S112E to high 1030 hPa near 42S127E to 42S129E at 011800UTC. Ridge  45S080E 47S100E at 01060UTC. Forecast 45S080E 47S093E 50S105E at 011800UTC and 43S080E 50S107E at 020600UTC. Trough from low 988 hPa near 37S085E 47S101E 50S112E. Forecast 25S090E 30S092E to low 986 hPa near 34S090E to 43S094E 50S108E at 011800UTC and 26S090E 34S093E to low 981 hPa near 38S090E to 45S099E 50S113E at 020600UTC. Tropical low 970 hPa forecast near 23.8S087.4E at 020600UTC. Part 3 Forecast Refer to latest warnings. Within 120nm of ridges and 240nm of high: Variable winds below 20 knots. Slight to moderate seas. Low to moderate swell. Remainder north of ridge  and east 100E: Variable winds below 20 knots north of 30S tending E quarter 15/25 knots south of 30S and reaching 20/30 knots at times within area bounded by 34S115E 38S113E 37S121E 33S124E. Winds tending NE quarter 15/25 knots south of 30S west from 105E after 011800UTC. Slight to moderate seas. Low to moderate swell. Remainder north of ridge  between 100E and trough outside warning areas: Variable winds below 20 knots north of 20S. N quarter winds 15/25 knots south of 20S tending NE quarter 15/25 knots south of 30S and clockwise 20/30 knots within 360nm of low and within 240nm of tropical low. Winds increasing to 25/33 knots within 120nm of warning areas. Moderate to rough seas. Low to moderate swell increasing to moderate to heavy within 360nm of low. Remainder south of ridge  and east of trough: NW quarter winds tending W quarter east of high. Wind speeds 15/25 knots. Moderate to rough seas. Moderate swell. Remainder west of trough outside warning area: W quarter winds 15/25 knots south of ridge . SE quarter winds 20/33 knots north of ridge  tending S quarter north of 35S and clockwise within 360nm of low. Winds increasing to 25/33 knots within 120nm of warning area. Moderate to rough seas. Moderate swell increasing to moderate to heavy within 360nm of low. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms within 180nm of trough, within 300nm of low and remainder west of 100E north from 30S. Visibility reducing below 2nm in precipitation. WEATHER MELBOURNE The next routine forecast will be issued at 20:00 UTC Sunday.