IDY10230 SECURITE High Seas Forecast Metarea 10 NORTHEASTERN AREA: EQUATOR TO 28S, 142E TO 170E Issued by the Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, NMOC For 24 hours commencing 2300 UTC 20 April 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 1800 UTC Refer to latest warnings. Ridge 17S146E 25S154E 26S170E, Slow moving. Part 3 Forecast Refer to latest warnings. Within 120nm of ridge and south of ridge: Variable winds below 20 knots. Slight to moderate seas. Low to moderate swell. Remainder: E/SE winds 10/20 knots with slight to moderate seas reaching 25 knots at times with seas rising moderate to rough in area west of 160E between 10S and 20S. Winds becoming variable below 20 knots north of 10S with seas abating. Low swell to moderate swell. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms north of 12S becoming more widespread east of 160E. Isolated showers elsewhere away from ridge. Visibility reducing below 2nm in precipitation. WEATHER MELBOURNE The next routine forecast will be issued at 08:00 UTC Sunday.