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 21 November 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 0600 UTC
Trough from EQ094E to low 1004hPa near 10S113E to 07S142E, slow moving.

Low [2] 1009hPa west of area near 08S087E, forecast 1005hPa near 07S089E at
221200UTC.

Part 3 Forecast
North of trough:
Variable winds below 20 knots, tending northwesterly quarter 10/20 knots within
120nm of line 05S109E 05S121E. Slight to moderate seas. Low swell.

South of trough:
Variable winds below 20 knots, becoming clockwise 10/20 knots within 180nm of
low [2]. Slight to moderate seas. Low swell, increasing to moderate south of
09S and west of 115E.

Widespread rain and scattered thunderstorms within 240nm of lows. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms remainder. Visibility reducing below 2nm in
precipitation.

WEATHER MELBOURNE

The next routine forecast will be issued at 19:15 UTC Tuesday.