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 1100 UTC 17 September 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 0600 UTC
Refer to latest warnings.

Ridge near 16S142E 22S156E 28S164E. Slow moving and forecast 16S142E 23S160E
28S166E at 180600UTC.

Trough [1] near 20S168E 26S166E 28S167E. Slow moving and forecast 20S168E
28S168E at 180600UTC.

Trough [2] near 27S153E 28S156E. Forecast 24S151E 28S159E at 171800UTC and
23S151E 25S158E 28S161E at 180600UTC.

Part 3 Forecast
Refer to latest warnings.

North of a line 04S142E 12S170E and within 180nm of ridge:
Variable winds below 20 knots. Slight to moderate seas. Low swell, increasing
to moderate near ridge south of 23S.

Remainder north of ridge:
SE quarter winds 15/20 knots tending NE quarter 15/25 knots east of trough [1]
south of 20S. Slight to moderate seas, rising moderate to rough east of trough
[1] south of 20S. Low to moderate swell.

Remainder south of ridge:
NW quarter winds east of trough [2], turning S quarter west of trough [2]. Wind
speeds 10/20 knots with slight to moderate seas. Low swell.

Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms north of 10S142E 22S170E and
within 240nm troughs. Isolated showers remainder away from ridge. Visibility
reducing below 2nm in precipitation.

WEATHER MELBOURNE

The next routine forecast will be issued at 21:00 UTC Wednesday.