North Eastern Area High Seas Forecast

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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 2300 UTC 17 December 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.

Trough 10S164E 18S165E 27S170E, slow moving.

Slow moving ridge 13S142E 20S154E 28S166E. Forecast 14S142E 20S156E 28S165E at
181800UTC.

Part 3 Forecast
Refer to latest warnings.

North of 12S, within 120nm of ridge and east of trough:
Variable winds to 15 knots. Slight seas. Low swell.

Remainder:
N quarter winds 15/25 knots west of ridge. E quarter 10/20 knots elsewhere.
Slight to moderate seas. Low swell.

Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms north of 10S and east of
trough. Isolated showers remainder away from ridge. Visibility reducing below
2nm in precipitation.

WEATHER MELBOURNE

The next routine forecast will be issued at 08:00 UTC Thursday.