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 25 April 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. Ridge 19S146E 18S150E 26S161E. Forecast 19S147E 21S160E at 260600UTC and 21S149E 22S157E 22S161E at 261800UTC. Trough 03S142E 05S155E 20S158E 25S160E 28S162E. Forecast 02S142E 05S153E 28S164E at 260600UTC and 02S142E 05S155E 20S162E 28S168E at 261800UTC. Part 3 Forecast Refer to latest warnings. Within 180nm of ridge and east of trough north of 22S: Variable winds below 15 knots. Slight seas and low swell. Remainder east of trough, south of 22S: N quarter winds 15/25 knots and reaching 30 knots at times. Moderate to rough seas. Low to moderate swell. Remainder west of trough: SW quarter winds to 20 knots south of ridge and SE quarter north of ridge. Slight to moderate seas. Low to moderate swell. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms north of 12S, within 300nm east of trough. Visibility reducing below 2nm in precipitation. WEATHER MELBOURNE The next routine forecast will be issued at 09:00 UTC Sunday.