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 29 February 2024 Part 1 Warnings Nil. Part 2 Situation at 0600 UTC Trough near 05S090E 04S096E 09S103E 09S113E. Forecast 06S090E to developing low 1008hPa near 08S096E to 10S100E 10S114E at 011200UTC. Part 3 Forecast Whole area: Wind speeds not exceeding 20 knots. Slight to moderate seas. Low swell. Rain areas, scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms throughout most of the area. 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 Thursday.