North Eastern Area High Seas Forecast

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High Seas Forecast for Metarea 10
NORTHEASTERN AREA: EQUATOR TO 28S, 142E TO 170E
Issued by the Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, BNOC
For 24 hours commencing 2300 UTC 30 August 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
Refer to latest warnings.

Ridge 24S149E 28S155E. Slow moving and forecast 24S149E 28S159E at 311800UTC.

Part 3 Forecast
Refer to latest warnings.

Within 180nm of ridge and north of a line 03S142E 09S170E:
Variable winds below 20 knots. Slight to moderate seas. Low swell.

Remainder:
SE quarter winds 15/25 knots easing to 10/20 knots south of 25S. Winds reaching
30 knots at times in area bounded by 09S144E 09S147E 12S149E 12S145E and
through the Vitiaz Strait. Moderate to rough seas decreasing to slight to
moderate south of 25S. Low to moderate swell.

Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms north of 10S. Visibility reducing
to below 2nm in precipitation.

WEATHER MELBOURNE

The next routine forecast will be issued at 09:00 UTC Wednesday.