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 25 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.

Ridge 22S149E 28S161E. Forecast 22S149E 28S169E at 261800UTC.

Trough 06S142E 08S155E 11S170E, almost stationary.

Part 3 Forecast
Refer to latest warnings.

Within 180nm of ridge and in area northeast of trough:
Variable winds below 15 knots. Slight seas. Low swell.

Remainder southwest of ridge:
Northerly quarter winds 15/25 knots. Moderate to rough seas. Low swell.

Remaining area:
SE quarter winds 10/20 knots increasing to 15/25 knots north of 20S. Slight to
moderate seas rising to moderate to rough north of 20S. Low swell increasing to
moderate east of 165E and south of 23S.

Scattered showers and thunderstorms within 240nm of trough. Isolated showers
and thunderstorms remainder north of 10S. Visibility reduced to below 2nm in
precipitation.

WEATHER MELBOURNE

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