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 20 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 07S090E to low 1008hPa near 07S091E to 07S104E 12S116E, near
stationary, forecast from low 1008hPa near 07S090E to 08S103E 12S116E
at 211800UTC.

Part 3 Forecast
Refer to latest warnings.

South of monsoon trough:
E quarter winds 10/20 knots tending clockwise within 120nm of low. Slight to
moderate seas. Low to moderate swell.

Remainder:
W quarter winds 10/20 knots, clockwise within 120nm of low. 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 Sunday.