IDY10230 SECURITE High Seas Forecast for North Eastern METAREA 10 NORTHEASTERN AREA: EQUATOR TO 28S, 142E TO 170E Issued by the Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology For 24 hours commencing 1100 UTC 12 August 2020 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 Refer to latest warnings for details of the area affected. Nil. Part 2 Situation at 0600 UTC East to southeast trade flow north of ridge. Trough 04S142E 10S170E, almost stationary. Ridge 22S148E 25S156E 22S170E. Forecast 22S150E 24S158E 28S163E 27S170E at 131200UTC. Part 3 Forecast Refer to latest warnings. Between trough and ridge: Southeast quarter winds 10/20 knots reaching 25 knots north of 15S. Slight to moderate seas, rough at times north of 15S. Low swell. Remainder: Winds not exceeding 20 knots. Slight to moderate seas. Low swell. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms north of 12S. Visibility reducing below 2nm in precipitation. WEATHER MELBOURNE The next routine forecast will be issued at 21:00 UTC Wednesday.