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 1 July 2022

Part 1 Warnings
Nil.

Part 2 Situation at 1800 UTC
Light to moderate southeasterly quarter trade wind flow prevails.

Part 3 Forecast
Refer to latest warnings.

South of line 11S092E 06S098E 06S133E 13S141E:
Southeasterly quarter winds 15/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots at times
between26 and 128E, south from 12S. Moderate to rough seas. Low swell,
increasing to low to moderate west of 122E and south from Indonesia.

Remainder:
Winds not exceeding 20 knots. Slight to moderate seas. Low swell, increasing to
low to moderate west of 105E and south from Indonesia.

Rain areas, scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms expected over most of
the area, increasing to widespread showers and scattered thunderstorms north of
line 06S127E 06S132E 02S140E. 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 08:15 UTC Saturday.