Marine Weather for HS 009

Forecast
issued by the Australian government Bureau of Meteorology, bnoc for 24 hours commencing 2300 UTC 30 June 2015

Please be aware wind gusts can be 40 percent stronger than the averages given here, and maximum waves may be up to twice the height.

Part 1 warnings New Zealand Gale Warning warning 749 issued 301800utc: over waters east of 160e. Low 955hpa near 56s170w moving ESE 20kt. In a belt 720 nautical miles wide centred on a line 62s160e 47s179w 48s160w: clockwise 40kt. Gale area moving ENE 45kt.

Melbourne Gale Warning 2 issued 301856utc: area bounded by 44s114e 42s120e 39s144e 37s151e 40s157e 45s160e 50s160e 50s114e 44s114e.

Part 2 situation at 1800 UTC refer to latest warnings.

Ridge [1] 30s129e 30s153e to high 1026hpa near 33s166e to 31s171e, forecast 33s129e to high 1028hpa near 32s135e to 29s153e to high 1024hpa near 33s168e to 32s170e at 010600utc and from high 1030 hpa near 40s126e to high 1030 hpa near 31s134e to 31s149e 28s160e to high 1022 hpa near 32s172e at 011800utc.

Ridge [2] 50s160e to high 1026hpa near 33s166e, forecast 45s168e to high 1024hpa near 33s168e 50s170e at 010600utc and from high 1022 hpa near 32s172e to 45s170e 50s170e at 011800utc.

Ridge [3] west of area forecast 40s126e 50s129e at 011800utc.

Cold front 39s119e 43s131e 47s135e 50s138e, forecast 38s132e 40s138e 47s148e 50s150e at 010600utc and 38s146e 42s154e 47s159e 50s161e at 011800utc.

Trough 33s152e to low 1021hpa near 38s154e, forecast 34s155e to low 1017hpa near 39s157e at 010600utc and 34s160e 43s160e at 011800utc.

Low 964 hpa remaining south of area near 54s130e, forecast 964 hpa near 55s140e and 968 hpa near 53s152e at 011800utc.

Part 3 forecast refer to latest warnings.

Within 180nm of ridges, 240nm of highs and north of ridge [1]: variable winds below 20 knots tending W quarter 10/20 knots along ridge [3]. Slight to moderate seas. Moderate to heavy swell, decreasing to low to moderate west of 160e in area north of ridge [1].

Remainder, outside warning areas: clockwise winds within 360 nm of low. SW quarter winds 20/30 knots east of ridge [2] easing 15/25 knots north of 43s. NW quarter winds 20/30 knots remainder east of cold front tending W quarter remainder north of 40s east of 140e becoming SW quarter 15/25 knots within 180nm west of trough and NW quarter 15/25 knots east of trough. Winds shifting SW quarter 20/30 knots remainder west of cold front. Wind speeds grading 25/33 knots within 120nm of warning areas. Moderate to rough seas, moderate to heavy swell.

Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms within 240nm of fronts and within 180nm of trough. Scattered showers remainder north of 40s, away from ridges. Visibility reducing below 2nm in precipitation.

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The next routine forecast will be issued at 09:00 UTC Wednesday.

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