IDY10240 SECURITE High Seas Forecast for Northern METAREA 8/10/11 NORTHERN AREA: EQUATOR TO 12S, 90E TO 142E AND SOUTHWARD TO COAST, 125E TO 142E Issued by the Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology For 24 hours commencing 1100 UTC 18 October 2021 Part 1 Warnings Nil. Part 2 Situation at 0600 UTC Predominantly east to southeast winds. Part 3 Forecast Refer to latest warnings. South of line 09S090E 10S099E 12S105E: Southeast quarter winds 20/30 knots developing from 181200UTC. Seas rising moderate to rough. Low to moderate swell. Remainder: Winds not exceeding 20 knots. Slight to moderate seas. Low swell. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms mainly north of line 12S090E 12S119E 05S124E 09S142E. 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 19:15 UTC Monday.