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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 2300 UTC 5 February 2023

Part 1 Warnings
Nil.

Part 2 Situation at 1800 UTC
Trough 07S153E to low 1001hPa near 13S160E to 21S170E, forecast 09S150E to low
1000hPa near 15S156E to 20S160E 21S170E at 070000UTC.

Part 3 Forecast
Refer to latest warnings.

Within 240nm of line 09S156E 18S166E:
Northerly quarter winds 20/30 knots. Rough seas. Low to moderate swell.

Southwest of line 15S153E 21S164E:
Southeasterly quarter winds 15/25 knots. Moderate to rough seas. Low to
moderate swell.

Remainder:
Winds not exceeding 20 knots. Slight to moderate seas. Low swell, increasing to
low to moderate swell east of line 25S157E 15S157E 06S164E.

Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms throughout most of the area. Heavy
at times within 240nm of line 08S153E 10S158E 20S165E. Visibility reducing
below 2nm in precipitation.

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.

WEATHER MELBOURNE

The next routine forecast will be issued at 08:00 UTC Monday.