Northern Area High Seas Forecast

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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 20 January 2022

Part 1 Warnings
Nil.

Part 2 Situation at 0600 UTC
Predominately monsoonal westerly flow in the area.

Part 3 Forecast
Refer to latest warnings.

Within 120nm of line 06S104E 06S131E:
Westerly quarter winds 15/25 knots. Moderate to rough seas. Low swell.

South of line 12S125E 11S128E 11S132E 12S133E:
Easterly quarter winds 15 to 25 knots. Moderate to rough seas. Low swell.

Remainder:
Winds not exceeding 20 knots. Slight to moderate seas. Low swell.

Rain areas, scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms throughout except
south of line 11S090E 07S096E 12S119E, increasing to heavy rain, scattered
thunderstorms between 105E and 135E. 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.