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 January 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
Trough 10S090E to low 1008 hPa near 12S100E to 12S104E. Forecast 09S090E to low
1009 hPa near 12S102E to 12S107E at 220000UTC.

Part 3 Forecast
North of trough and south of line EQ098E 07S104E 12S123E:
Westerly quarter winds 10/20 knots tending clockwise within 120nm of low.
Slight to moderate seas. Low to moderate swell.

Remainder:
Variable winds below 15 knots. Slight seas. Low swell increasing low to
moderate south of trough.

Rain areas, scattered showers and thunderstorms throughout. Visibility reducing
below 2 nm in precipitation.

WEATHER MELBOURNE

The next routine forecast will be issued at 07:15 UTC Saturday.