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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 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
Nil.

Part 2 Situation at 0600 UTC
Southeasterly trade flow across most of area.

Part 3 Forecast
Refer to latest warnings.

South of line 12S097E 08S097E 06S103E 12S113E:
Southeast quarter winds increasing to 15/25 knots. Seas rising moderate to
rough. Moderate swell.

Remainder:
Winds not exceeding 20 knots. Slight to moderate seas. Low swell increasing to
moderate south of Indonesia west from 120E.

Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms generally north of 10S. Visibility
reducing below 2nm in precipitation.

WEATHER MELBOURNE

The next routine forecast will be issued at 20:15 UTC Wednesday.