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 30 August 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 23S150E 22S160E 24S170E and remaining near stationary.

Trough near 24S160E 28S163E. Forecast 24S162E 28S165E at 310600UTC and near
25S165E 28S166E at 311800UTC.

Part 3 Forecast
Refer to latest warnings.

North of a line 05S170E 09S156E 03S142E and also within 120nm of ridge:
Variable winds below 20 knots. Slight to moderate seas. Low swell increasing to
low to moderate near ridge.

Remainder south of ridge:
SW quarter winds tending NW quarter east of trough. Wind speeds 10/20 knots.
Slight to moderate seas. Low to moderate swell.

Remainder:
SE quarter winds 15/25 knots with moderate to rough seas tending E quarter
10/20 knots with slight to moderate seas east of 163E. Low swell.

Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms north of 12S and also within 120nm
of trough. Isolated showers remainder away from ridge. Visibility reducing
below 2nm in precipitation.

WEATHER MELBOURNE

The next routine forecast will be issued at 09:00 UTC Sunday.