Marine Weather for HS 009

Forecast
issued by the Australian government Bureau of Meteorology, bnoc for 24 hours commencing 1100 UTC 24 April 2017

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 0600 UTC refer to latest warnings for boundary of affected area and type of weather system.

Low 1012 hpa near 38s136e. Forecast 1012 hpa near 38s143e at 241200utc, 1006hpa near 39s146e at 241800utc, 1003 hpa near 40s148e at 250000utc, 997 hpa near 43s152e at 250600utc and 993 hpa near 46s156e at 251200utc.

Trough 34s137e to low 1012 hpa near 38s136e to 38s141e. Forecast 36s150e 39s153e 43s153e to low 993 hpa near 46s156e to 50s158e at 251200utc.

Cold front 46s129e 50s136e. Forecast 38s142e 45s148e 50s151e at 251200utc.

High [1] 1022 hpa near 38s162e. Forecast 1021 hpa near 38s168e at 251200utc.

High [2] 1022 hpa near 45s161e and forecast east of 170e by 250000utc.

Part 3 forecast refer to latest warnings.

Northerly quarter winds 20/30 knots between trough and 160e developing after 241800utc, extending to between trough and line 30s154e 40s163e 50s169e by 251200utc. Winds becoming clockwise 20/30 knots within 120nm of low. Rough seas. Moderate southwest swell.

Northwest quarter winds within 420nm east of cold front turning southwest quarter west of cold front. Wind speeds 20/30 knots increasing to 25/33 knots within 120nm of warning area. Rough to very rough seas. Moderate to heavy westerly swell.

Remainder: winds not expected to exceed 25 knots. Slight to moderate seas. Moderate swell increasing moderate to heavy south of 45s. Swell southeasterly north of 35s east of 151e, southwesterly remainder.

Rain areas, scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms within 240nm of cold front and trough. Isolated showers remainder tending scattered east of trough south of 45s after 250000utc. Visibility reducing below 2nm in precipitation.

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