Northern Area High Seas Forecast

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Updated High Seas Forecast for 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, BNOC
For 24 hours commencing 2300 UTC 20 February 2017

PLEASE BE AWARE
Wind gusts can be a further 40 percent stronger than the averages given here,
and maximum waves may be up to twice the height.

Part 1 Warnings
Refer to latest warnings for details of area affected.

NIL.

Part 2 Situation at 1800 UTC
Refer to latest warnings for boundary of affected area and type of weather
system.

EX-Tropical Cyclone Alfred 999hPa near 16.1S137.3E. Forecast 1001hPa near
16.4S137.5E at 220000UTC.

Part 3 Forecast
Within 300nm of EX-Tropical Cyclone, outside warning area:
Clockwise winds 15/25 knots, increasing to 25/33 knots within 60nm of warning
area. Moderate to rough seas. Low swell.

Remainder:
Variable winds below 20 knots. Slight to moderate seas. Low swell.

Heavy rain, scattered showers and thunderstorms within 240nm of Tropical
Cyclone. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms remainder, mainly north
of 10S. Visibility reducing below 2nm in precipitation.

WEATHER MELBOURNE

The next routine forecast will be issued at 07:15 UTC Tuesday.