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 2300 UTC 5 March 2015 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 10S090E 13S126E 12S142E, near stationary. Westerly monsoonal flow persists over much of the area north of monsoon trough. Part 3 Forecast Refer to latest warnings. North of monsoon trough: W quarter winds 10/20 knots with slight to moderate seas, increasing to 15/25 knots east of 120E and north of 11S with moderate seas. Low swell. Remainder south of monsoon trough: Variable winds to 15 knots. Slight seas. Low swell. Monsoonal rain areas, scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms over most of area. Visibility reducing below 2nm in precipitation. WEATHER MELBOURNE The next routine forecast will be issued at 08:00 UTC Friday.