IDY10240 SECURITE 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.