IDY10230 SECURITE High Seas Forecast Metarea 10 NORTHEASTERN AREA: EQUATOR TO 28S, 142E TO 170E Issued by the Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, NMOC For 24 hours commencing 2300 UTC 8 March 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 Gale Warning  issued 0801113UTC: Area bounded by 17S147E 16S148E 20S153E 22S151.5E 18S147E 17S147E. Part 2 Situation at 1800 UTC Refer to latest warnings. Slow moving monsoon trough 11S142E to tropical low 1002 hPa near 16S150E to 16S170E, slow moving. Tropical low currently moving west southwest at 6 knots. Part 3 Forecast Refer to latest warnings. Within 240nm of Tropical Low, outside warning area: Clockwise winds 20/33 knots. Moderate to rough seas. Low to moderate swell. Remainder north of trough: NW quarter winds 15/25 knots west of 160E tending variable to 15 knots east of 160E. Moderate to rough seas tending slight to moderate east of 160E. Low to moderate swell. Remainder south of trough, outside warning area: SE quarter winds 20/30 knots increasing to 25/33 knots within 120nm of warning area. Moderate to rough seas. Low to moderate swell. Occasional thunderstorms within 120nm of Tropical Low. Rain areas, scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms remainder within 120nm of, and north of trough. Isolated showers remainder south of trough. Visibility reducing below 2nm in precipitation. WEATHER MELBOURNE The next routine forecast will be issued at 07:00 UTC Saturday.