Northern Area High Seas Forecast

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High Seas Forecast for Northern 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
For 24 hours commencing 1100 UTC 22 June 2024

Part 1 Warnings
Nil.

Part 2 Situation at 0600 UTC
Southeasterly trade winds dominating the area.

Part 3 Forecast
South of line 04S090E 03S125E 08S136E:
Southeast quarter winds 15/25 knots. Moderate to rough seas. Low to moderate
swell.

Remainder:
Winds not exceeding 20 knots. Slight to moderate seas. Low swell, increasing to
low to moderate swell south of line 03S094E 03S097E.

Rain areas, scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms mainly, throughout
except south of line 12S092E 06S102E 08S115E 03S142E. Visibility reducing below
2nm in precipitation.

Please be aware
Wind and wave forecasts are averages. Wind gusts can be 40 per cent stronger
than the forecast, and stronger still in squalls and thunderstorms. Maximum
waves can be twice the forecast height.

WEATHER MELBOURNE

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