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 25 April 2017

PLEASE BE AWARE
Wind gusts can be a further 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
Low 1006 hPa near 07S132E. Forecast 1000 hPa near 09S130E at 270000UTC.

Part 3 Forecast
Within 300nm of low:
Clockwise winds 15/25 knots, increasing to 20/33 knots after 261200UTC within
240nm of low in southern semicircle and within 60nm of low in northern
semicircle. Moderate to rough seas. Low swell.

Remainder:
Variable winds below 20 knots with slight to moderate seas, becoming
southeasterly quarter 20/30 knots south of 14S east from 135E with moderate to
rough seas. Low swell, increasing moderate south of line 06S090E 12S111E.

Rain areas and scattered thunderstorms within 240nm of low. Scattered showers
and isolated thunderstorms over remainder. Visibility reducing below 2nm in
precipitation.

WEATHER MELBOURNE

The next routine forecast will be issued at 08:15 UTC Wednesday.