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, BNOC
For 24 hours commencing 2300 UTC 21 December 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 from low 1007 hPa near 06S090E to low 1007hPa near 10S101E to
12S112E, near stationary.

Part 3 Forecast
Refer to latest warnings.

South of monsoon trough:
E quarter winds 10/20 knots tending clockwise within 100nm of lows. Slight to
moderate seas. Low to moderate swell.

Remainder:
W quarter winds 10/20 knots, tending clockwise within 100nm of lows. Winds
variable below 15 knots east of 105E. Slight to moderate seas. Low swell.

Rain areas and thunderstorms within 180nm of monsoon trough. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms elsewhere. Visibility reducing below 2nm in
precipitation.

WEATHER MELBOURNE

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