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 1100 UTC 1 October 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 0600 UTC
Refer to latest warnings.

Southeasterly trade wind flow over most of the area.

Part 3 Forecast
Refer to latest warnings.

SE quarter winds 10/20 knots tending E quarter 10/20 knots west of 095E but
reaching 15/25 knots at times within area bounded by 11S142E 10S135E 08S133E
05S133E 04S135E 09S142E 11S142E. Winds becoming variable below 20 knots north
of 05S, in the southern Gulf of Carpentaria and in the Timor Sea. Slight to
moderate seas. Low swell increasing to moderate south of Indonesia west from
122E.

Isolated showers and thunderstorms north of 05S. Visibility reducing below 2nm
in precipitation.

WEATHER MELBOURNE

The next routine forecast will be issued at 20:00 UTC Wednesday.