Northern Area High Seas Forecast

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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, NMOC
For 24 hours commencing 1100 UTC 23 July 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.

East/southeasterly trade wind flow over most of area.

Part 3 Forecast
Refer to latest warnings.

North of 05S and in the southern Gulf of Carpentaria:
Variable winds below 15 knots. Slight seas. Low swell increasing to moderate
west of 105E.

Remainder:
SE quarter winds 10/20 knots with slight to moderate seas, increasing to 15/25
knots west of 110E with moderate seas. Low swell increasing to moderate west of
120E south from Indonesia.

Isolated showers and thunderstorms mainly west of west of 115E. Visibility
reducing below 2nm in precipitation.

WEATHER MELBOURNE

The next routine forecast will be issued at 20:00 UTC Wednesday.