Northern Area High Seas Forecast

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High Seas Forecast for 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, BNOC
For 24 hours commencing 2300 UTC 3 December 2016

PLEASE BE AWARE
Wind gusts can be a further 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 1800 UTC
Westerly flow across most of area.

Trough 10S090E 1to low [1] 1007 hPa near 0S115E to 07S142E. Forecast 08S090E
low [2] 1009 hPa near 09S097E to low [1] 1007 hPa near 11S115E to 07S142E

Part 3 Forecast
Westerly quarter winds 10/20 knots north of north of trough turning easterly
quarter south of trough and clockwise 15/25 knots within 120nm of lows. Slight
to moderate seas. Low swell.

Rain areas, scattered showers and thunderstorms near and north of trough.
Isolated showers and thunderstorms remainder. Visibility reducing below 2nm in
precipitation.

WEATHER MELBOURNE

The next routine forecast will be issued at 07:15 UTC Sunday.