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 1100 UTC 18 April 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 0600 UTC Refer to latest warnings. Ridge near 22S152E 24S164E 24S170E. Forecast near 25S154E 24S170E at 181800UTC, and near 26S154E 25S170E at 190600UTC. Part 3 Forecast Refer to latest warnings. Within 120nm of ridge: Variable winds 10/15 knots. Slight to moderate seas. Low to moderate swell. Remainder north of ridge: Variable winds to 15 knots becoming southeasterlies 15/20 knots south of 10S. Slight to moderate seas. Low swell. South of ridge: SW quarter winds 15/20 knots. Slight to moderate seas. Moderate swell. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms north of 14S. Isolated showers elsewhere. Visibility reducing below 2nm in precipitation. WEATHER MELBOURNE The next routine forecast will be issued at 22:00 UTC Friday.