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 1100 UTC 29 January 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 0600 UTC

Refer to latest warnings.

Westerly flow persists over much of the area.

Almost stationary weak low 1009 hPa near 09S091E.

Part 3 Forecast
Refer to latest warnings.

East of a line EQ100E 12S113E:
NW quarter winds below 15 knots tending W quarter 10/20 knots south of 04S.
Slight to moderate seas. Low swell.

Remainder:
Variable winds tending clockwise within 240nm of low. Wind speeds below 15
knots. Slight seas. Low to moderate swell.

Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms. Visibility reducing below 2nm in
precipitation.

WEATHER MELBOURNE

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