Issued by the Australian government Bureau of Meteorology for 24 hours commencing 1100 UTC 25 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 0600 UTC trough eq142e 03s150e 07s153e 09s170e, near stationary.
Part 3 forecast refer to latest warnings.
Northeast of trough: variable winds below 15 knots. Slight seas. Low swell, increasing to low to moderate east of 160e.
Remainder: southeast quarter winds 15/25 knots increasing to 20/30 knots within 180nm of line 05s147e 11s152e 14s170e with moderate to rough seas. Winds easing below 20 knots south of a line 24s170e 17s146e with slight to moderate seas. Low to moderate swell.
Rain areas, showers and isolated thunderstorms within 180nm of trough. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms north of line 06s142e 14s154e 14s170e. Isolated to scattered showers elsewhere. Visibility reducing below 2nm in precipitation.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 21:00 UTC Sunday.