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 2300 UTC 7 March 2021

Part 1 Warnings
Nil.

Part 2 Situation at 1800 UTC
Westerly quarter winds predominating across area.

Part 3 Forecast
Refer to latest warnings.

Whole area:
Winds not exceeding 20 knots. Slight to moderate seas. Low swell, increasing to
low to moderate swell south of line EQ099E 05S104E 08S113E.

Rain areas, scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms throughout the most of
the area. 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 07:15 UTC Monday.