IDY10240 SECURITE 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, BNOC For 24 hours commencing 1100 UTC 1 October 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. Southeasterly trade wind flow over most of the area. Part 3 Forecast Refer to latest warnings. SE quarter winds 10/20 knots tending E quarter 10/20 knots west of 095E but reaching 15/25 knots at times within area bounded by 11S142E 10S135E 08S133E 05S133E 04S135E 09S142E 11S142E. Winds becoming variable below 20 knots north of 05S, in the southern Gulf of Carpentaria and in the Timor Sea. Slight to moderate seas. Low swell increasing to moderate south of Indonesia west from 122E. Isolated showers and thunderstorms north of 05S. Visibility reducing below 2nm in precipitation. WEATHER MELBOURNE The next routine forecast will be issued at 20:00 UTC Wednesday.