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