Northern Area High Seas Forecast

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High Seas Forecast for Metarea 10 Northern
NORTHERN AREA: EQUATOR TO 12S, 90E TO 142E AND SOUTHWARD TO COAST, 125E TO 142E
Issued by the Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, NMOC
For 24 hours commencing 2300 UTC 18 April 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
Perth Storm Force Wind Warning issued 181836UTC:
Area affected within 90 nautical miles of tropical cyclone centre after
190000UTC.

Part 2 Situation at 1800 UTC

Monsoon trough from developing tropical low 1003 hPa near 12.3S091.1E to
08S099E 06S110E. Forecast from tropical cyclone 998 hPa near 13.1S089.8E to
09S101E 07S110E at 190600UTC and from tropical cyclone 994 hPa near 13.8S089.6E
to 10S100E 08S110E at 191800UTC.

Part 3 Forecast
East of 110E:
Variable winds below 20 knots. Slight to moderate seas. Low swell.

West of 110E outside warning area:
NW quarter winds 10/20 knots north of monsoon trough tending variable below 20
knots south of monsoon trough. Winds tending clockwise 20/33 knots within 240nm
of tropical cyclone outside warning area. Slight to moderate seas rising to
rough within 240nm of cyclone. Low to moderate swell.

Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms becoming more widespread within
240nm of cyclone. Visibility reducing below 2nm in precipitation.

WEATHER MELBOURNE

The next routine forecast will be issued at 10:00 UTC Saturday.