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 2300 UTC 4 March 2015 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. Monsoon trough 10S142E 12S147E to low 1003 hPa 10S162E to 10S170E. Slow moving and forecast 10S142E 13S147E to low 1003 hPa near 11S160E 11S170E at 051800UTC. Ridge 21S149E 28S162E. Forecast 28S165E 20S148E at 050600UTC and 20S149E 28S170E at 051800UTC. Trough  entering southwest of area, forecast 25S153E 28S162E at 051800UTC. Part 3 Forecast Refer to latest warnings. North of monsoon trough: W quarter winds 10/20 knots, increasing to 15/25 knots north of 07S. Clockwise winds 10/20 knots within 180nm of low. Slight to moderate seas. Low swell. Remainder south of monsoon trough: SE quarter winds 10/20 knots becoming variable to 15 knots within 120nm of ridge with slight to moderate seas. SE quarter winds 20/30 knots remainder south of trough  with moderate to rough seas. Low swell. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms north of 22S. Isolated showers south of trough . Visibility reducing below 2nm in precipitation. WEATHER MELBOURNE The next routine forecast will be issued at 08:00 UTC Thursday.