IDY10240 SECURITE 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 1100 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. Darwin Gale Warning for Tropical Cyclone Alfred. Part 2 Situation at 0600 UTC Refer to latest warnings for boundary of affected area and type of weather system. Tropical Cyclone Alfred 997hPa near 15.7S137.4E. Forecast 1000hPa near 16.6S137.7E at 211200UTC. Part 3 Forecast Within 300nm of 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 19:15 UTC Monday.