IDY10230 SECURITE High Seas Forecast for Metarea 10 NORTHEASTERN AREA: EQUATOR TO 28S, 142E TO 170E Issued by the Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, BNOC For 24 hours commencing 2300 UTC 24 July 2016 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 20S147E 24S170E, slow moving. Forecast 25S170E 22S148E at 251800UTC. Cold front 24S152E 28S155E. Forecast 23S154E 28S161E at 250600UTC and 24S158E 28S166E at 251800UTC. Part 3 Forecast Refer to latest warnings. Within 120nm of ridge and north of line 04S142E 06S154E EQ161E: Variable winds below 20 knots. Slight to moderate seas. Low swell, increasing to low to moderate near ridge. Remainder north of ridge: SE quarter winds 15/25 knots. Moderate seas. Low swell. Remainder south of ridge: NW quarter tending SW quarter winds west of front. Wind speeds 10/20 knots. Winds becoming variable below 15 knots west of front by 251200UTC. Slight to moderate seas. Moderate to heavy swell. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms north of 10S and within 120nm of trough. Visibility reducing below 2nm in precipitation. WEATHER MELBOURNE The next routine forecast will be issued at 09:00 UTC Monday.