Issued by the Australian government Bureau of Meteorology for 24 hours commencing 2300 UTC 23 August 2019
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.
Part 1 warnings nil.
Part 2 situation at 1800 UTC trough eq151e to low 1009hpa near 06s154e to 08s170e. Forecast eq151e to low 1011hpa near 07s152e to 08s170e at 250000utc.
Part 3 forecast refer to latest warnings.
Within 180nm of trough and area north of trough: easterly quarter winds 10/20 knots increasing to 15/25 knots within 180nm south of trough, clockwise within 180nm of low and reaching 20/30 knots in the southwest semicircle. Slight to moderate seas increasing to rough south of trough. Low swell increasing to moderate south of trough.
Remainder: southeast quarter winds 15/25 knots increasing 20/30 knots within 180nm of line 06s146e 11s154e 15s170e with moderate to rough seas. Winds easing below 20 knots south of 22s after 241200utc with slight to moderate seas. Low to moderate swell increasing to heavy swell south of line 20s154e 20s164e 23s167e 21s170e.
Rain areas, showers and isolated thunderstorms within 180nm of trough. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms north of line 09s142e 16s170e. Isolated to scattered showers elsewhere. Visibility reducing below 2nm in precipitation.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 09:00 UTC Saturday.