IDY10230 SECURITE High Seas Forecast for Metarea 10 - North East NORTHEASTERN AREA: EQUATOR TO 28S, 142E TO 170E Issued by the Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, BNOC For 24 hours commencing 1100 UTC 1 November 2014 PLEASE BE AWARE 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 0600 UTC Refer to latest warnings. Slow moving ridge near 17S145E 25S160E 32S179E. Front approaching from southwest, forecast 28S153E 38S162E at 011800UTC and 25S152E 32S164E at 020600UTC. Part 3 Forecast Refer to latest warnings. North of a line 05S142E 10S150E 14S170E and within 180nm of ridge: Variable winds below 20 knots. Slight to moderate seas. Low swell. Remainder northeast of ridge: E quarter winds 10/20 knots, reaching 25 at times east of 160E. Slight to moderate seas. Low to moderate swell. Remainder southwest of ridge: N quarter winds 20/30 knots shifting S quarter 20/30 knots south of front. Moderate to rough seas. Low to moderate swell. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms north of a line 10S142E 16S170E and also within 180nm of front. Visibility reducing to below 2nm in precipitation. WEATHER MELBOURNE The next routine forecast will be issued at 20:00 UTC Saturday.