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 4 July 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 040710UTC: Area bounded by 37S080E 40S094E 45S094E 45S091E 43S085E 43S080E 37S080E. Melbourne Gale Warning 6 issued 040701UTC: Area bounded by 36S080E 40S106E 45S109E 50S106E 50S092E 47S089E 45S080E 36S080E. Part 2 Situation at 0600 UTC Refer to latest warnings Ridge  26S089E to high  1025 hPa near 28S096E to 30S105E 30S116E. Forecast 27S090E to high  1024 hPa near 28S096E to 30S117E at 041800UTC and 26S090E to high 1023 hPa near 27S101E to 28S106E 31S118E at 050600UTC. Ridge  30S086E 35S105E. Forecast 30S090E 35S107E 36S116E at 041800UTC and 30S090E 32S099E at 050600UTC. Front  39S080E 43S085E 50S092E. Forecast 36S086E 41S093E 50S098E at 041800UTC and 37S100E 45S107E 50S108E at 050600UTC. Front  35S109E 39S117E 44S120E 50S119E to low 987 hPa near 51S113E. Forecast 35S122E 39S127E 43S126E 46S126E 50S120E to low 997 hPa near 51S118E at 041800UTC and 33S126E 34S129E at 050600UTC. Front  developing west of area and forecast near 43S075E 44S083E at 050001UTC and 42S077E 44S091E at 050600UTC. Part 3 Forecast Refer to latest warnings. Within 120nm of ridges and 180nm of highs: Variable winds below 20 knots. Slight to moderate seas. Moderate swell increasing moderate to heavy south of 32S. Remainder north of ridge : SE quarter winds 10/20 knots reaching 25 knots at times west of 110E north from 20S. Slight to moderate seas. Moderate swell decreasing to low east of 115E. Remainder south of ridge  and outside warning areas: W quarter winds 10/20 knots east of ridge  with slight to moderate seas. NW quarter winds 20/30 knots east of cold front , north of cold front  and within 600nm east of cold front . SW quarter winds 15/25 knots south of cold front . Winds SW quarter 20/30 knots remainder, turning clockwise within 300nm of low. Wind speeds increasing to 25/33 knots within 120nm of warning areas. Moderate to rough seas. Moderate to heavy swell. Rain areas, scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms within 240nm of fronts. Scattered to isolated showers remainder south of ridge  away from ridge . Visibility reducing below 2nm in precipitation. WEATHER MELBOURNE The next routine forecast will be issued at 21:00 UTC Saturday.