Western Area High Seas Forecast


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
For 24 hours commencing 1100 UTC 6 December 2022

Part 1 Warnings
Melbourne Gale Warning 1.

Part 2 Situation at 0600 UTC
Cold front 42S080E 45S087E 50S094E, forecast 32S080E 38S098E 50S112E at

Part 3 Forecast
Refer to latest warnings.

South of line 42S080E 41S105E 47S129E, outside of warning areas:
Northwesterly quarter winds east of front, shifting southwesterly quarter west
of front. Wind speeds 25/33 knots. Rough to very rough seas. Moderate to heavy

East of line 28S111E 30S110E 34S114E:
Southerly quarter winds 20/30 knots with rough seas. Low to moderate swell.

Winds not exceeding 25 knots. Moderate to rough seas. Low to moderate swell.

Rain areas, scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms mainly within 180nm of
front, and within 80nm of line 17S090E 17S095E. Visibility reducing below 2nm
in precipitation.

Please be aware
Wind and wave forecasts are averages. Wind gusts can be 40 per cent stronger
than the forecast, and stronger still in squalls and thunderstorms. Maximum
waves can be twice the forecast height.


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