Western Area High Seas Forecast

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High Seas Forecast for Western METAREA 10
WESTERN AREA: COAST AT 129E TO 50S129E TO 50S80E TO 30S80E TO 30S90E TO 12S90E
TO 12S125E TO COAST AT 125E

Issued by the Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
For 24 hours commencing 2300 UTC 12 December 2018

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 the area affected.

Melbourne Gale Warning 2.

Part 2 Situation at 1800 UTC
Refer to latest warnings for boundary of affected area and type of weather
system.

Cold front 31S081E 50S118E. Forecast 38S109E 50S127E at 14000UTC.

Part 3 Forecast
Refer to latest warnings.

South of line 37S080E 39S110E 45S129E, outside warning area:
Northwest quarter winds east of front, shifting westerly quarter remainder to
west. Wind speeds reaching 20/33 knots. Moderate to rough seas. Moderate to
heavy swell.

Within area enclosed by 21S116E 19S108E 29S110E 30S115E:
Southerly quarter winds reaching 20/30 knots. Moderate to rough seas. Moderate
swell.

Remainder:
Winds not exceeding 25 knots. Slight to moderate seas. Low to moderate swell.

Rain areas, scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms within 240nm of cold
front. Visibility reducing below 2nm in precipitation.

WEATHER MELBOURNE

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