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 25 April 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.

Trough 07S090E 12S111E. Slow moving and forecast 06S090E 12S109E at 260600UTC.

Part 3 Forecast
Refer to latest warnings.

South of trough:
SE quarter winds below 15 knots with slight seas and moderate swell.

Northeast of trough:
Variable winds below 20 knots, tending NW quarter 10/20 knots west of 115E with
slight to moderate seas. SE quarter winds 15/25 knots south of 12S125E 07S130E
07S142E, increasing to 20/30 knots south of 14S east of 129E with moderate to
rough seas. Low swell, increasing to low to moderate southwest of Indonesia
west from 120E.

Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms over most of area, apart from
south of 10S east from 128E. Visibility reducing below 2nm in precipitation.

WEATHER MELBOURNE

The next routine forecast will be issued at 20:15 UTC Saturday.