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 1100 UTC 17 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
Nil.

Part 2 Situation at 0600 UTC

Monsoon trough from 10S090E to low 1008 hPa near 11S093E to 07S107E, slow
moving, forecast from low 1007 hPa near 11S092E to 07S108E at 180600UTC.

Part 3 Forecast
West of 110E:
Variable winds below 15 knots. Slight seas. Low swell.

East of 110E:
NW quarter winds, tending NE quarter south of monsoon trough, wind speeds 15/25
knots. Clockwise winds 15/25 knots within 180nm of low, increasing to 20/30
knots in southern semicircle. Slight to moderate seas rising to rough within
180nm of low. Low to moderate swell.

Scattered showers and thunderstorms, becoming more widespread within 180nm of
low. Visibility reducing below 2nm in precipitation.

WEATHER MELBOURNE

The next routine forecast will be issued at 22:00 UTC Thursday.