Northern Area High Seas Forecast

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, NMOC
For 24 hours commencing 2300 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 1800 UTC
Refer to latest warnings.

Monsoon trough 12S109E 09S120E to low 1004 hPa near 09S133E to 09S142E, slow
moving.

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:
Mostly E quarter winds to 15 knots tending variable at times. Winds tending
clockwise 10/20 knots within 120nm of low. Slight to moderate seas. Low to
moderate swell.

Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms within 120nm south of trough and
north of monsoon trough. Isolated showers elsewhere. Visibility reducing below
2nm in precipitation.


WEATHER MELBOURNE

The next routine forecast will be issued at 10:00 UTC Thursday.