Northern Area High Seas Forecast

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High Seas Forecast for Metarea 10 Northern
NORTHERN AREA: EQUATOR TO 12S, 90E TO 142E AND SOUTHWARD TO COAST, 125E TO 142E
Issued by the Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, NMOC
For 24 hours commencing 1100 UTC 23 April 2014

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

Part 1 Warnings
Nil.

Part 2 Situation at 0600 UTC
Refer to latest warnings.

Monsoon trough 12S108E 09S119E to low 1005 hPa near 09S132E to 07S142E.
Forecast 12S109E 09S120E to low 1005 hPa near 10S132E to 09S142E at 231800UTC
and 12S109E 09S120E to low 1004 hPa near 11S133E to 09S142E at 240600UTC.

Part 3 Forecast
Refer to latest warnings.

North of monsoon trough:
Variable winds to 15 knots, tending NW quarter 10/20 knots west of 110E and
clockwise 10/20 knots within 120nm of low. Slight to moderate seas. Low to
moderate swell.

South of monsoon trough:
E quarter winds to 15 knots. Winds tending clockwise 10/20 knots within 120nm
of low. Slight to moderate seas. Low to moderate swell.

Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms near and north of monsoon trough.
Isolated showers elsewhere. Visibility reducing below 2nm in precipitation.

WEATHER MELBOURNE

The next routine forecast will be issued at 22:00 UTC Wednesday.