Northern Area High Seas Forecast

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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 2300 UTC 15 September 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.

Southeasterly trade wind flow over most of area.

Part 3 Forecast
Refer to latest warnings.

North of 04S:
Variable winds below 20 knots. Slight to moderate seas. Low swell increasing to
moderate west of 100E.

South of 04S:
SE quarter winds 10/20 knots easing to variable below 20 knots south of 10S
east from 120E but reaching 15/25 knots west of 120E south of Indonesia. Slight
to moderate seas increasing moderate to rough west of 120E south of Indonesia.
Low swell increasing to moderate west of 120E south from Indonesia.

Isolated showers and thunderstorms north of 07S east from 130E, north of 07S
west of 101E and remainder north of 03S. Visibility reducing below 2nm in
precipitation.

WEATHER MELBOURNE

The next routine forecast will be issued at 08:00 UTC Tuesday.