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 22 October 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.

Southeasterly trade wind flow over most of area.

Ridge [1] 24S148E 28S155E, forecast 16S145E 20S148E 28S158E at 230600UTC,
and 17S144E 24S150E 28S157E at 231800UTC.

Ridge [2] 28S165E 26S170E slow moving.

Trough EQ157E 07S159E 16S170E almost stationary.

Part 3 Forecast
Refer to latest warnings.

Within 180nm of ridges:
Variable winds below 15 knots. Slight seas. Low swell.

Remainder:
SE quarter winds 15/25 knots west of trough with moderate to rough seas.
Winds shifting N quarter below 20 knots east of trough with slight to
moderate seas. Low to moderate swell.

Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms east of and within 60nm west of
trough. Isolated showers remainder away from ridge. Visibility reduced to
below 2nm in precipitation.

WEATHER MELBOURNE

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