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 29 September 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 14S144E 19S160E to high 1014 hPa near 25S166E to 28S166E. Forecast
14S143E 20S162E 26S170E at 300600UTC and 15S145E 19S160E 24S170E at 301800UTC.

Trough 20S148E 25S152E 28S154E. Forecast 20S148E 25S152E 28S154E at 300600UTC
and 21S154E 28S161E at 301800UTC.

Part 3 Forecast
Refer to latest warnings.

Within 180nm of ridge, 240nm of high and remainder north of ridge:
Variable winds below 20 knots tending E quarter 10/20 knots east of 150E north
of 20S. Slight to moderate seas. Low swell.

Remainder south of ridge:
N quarter winds 15/25 knots east of trough increasing to 20/30 knots within
240nm of trough. Winds turning SW quarter 15/25 knots west of trough and
variable below 20 knots elsewhere. Moderate to rough seas. Low to moderate
swell.

Rain areas, scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms within 180nm of
trough, Isolated to scattered showers north of 12SE. Visibility reducing to
below 2nm in precipitation.

WEATHER MELBOURNE

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