North Eastern Area High Seas Forecast

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Updated High Seas Forecast for Metarea 10
NORTHEASTERN AREA: EQUATOR TO 28S, 142E TO 170E
Issued by the Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, BNOC
For 24 hours commencing 2300 UTC 16 October 2017

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
East to southeasterly winds over most of area.

Trough 10S149E 26S152E. Forecast 10S146E 26S150E at 180000UTC.

Part 3 Forecast
South of line 20S147E 10S148E 10S170E:
Southeasterly quarter winds, turning easterly quarter west of 160E. Wind speeds
15/25 knots, increasing to 20/30 knots within area bounded by 24S151E 20S167E
28S165E 28S153E and then within area bounded by 16S148E 16S152E 19S152E 19S148E
after 171500UTC. Moderate to rough seas. Low swell, increasing to moderate
south of 20S.

Remainder:
Variable winds, predominantly easterly quarter, below 20 knots. Slight to
moderate seas. Low swell.

Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms north and east of line 13S170E
13S155E 28S158E with periods of heavy rain within 180nm of trough. Isolated to
scattered showers elsewhere. Visibility reducing below 2nm in precipitation.

WEATHER MELBOURNE

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