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 1100 UTC 5 July 2015

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
Brisbane Gale Warning for EX-TC Raquel issued 050639UTC:
At 0600 UTC Ex-Tropical Cyclone Raquel was centred within 45 nautical miles of
latitude eleven decimal two south (11.2S) longitude one hundred and fifty six
decimal eight east (156.8E). Recent movement: south southwest at 11 knots.
Maximum winds: 30 knots. Central pressure: 997 hPa. Maximum winds to 30 knots
near the centre increasing to 35 knots by 051800UTC.

Nadi Gale Warning 022 issued 050106UTC:
Area bounded by 12S160E 13S164E 15S165E 15S160E 12S160E. Expect southeast winds
30 to 35 knots over waters.

Part 2 Situation at 0600 UTC
Refer to latest warnings.

Trough EQ159E to tropical low 997 hPa near 11.2S156.8E to 14S160E 14S170E.
Forecast EQ162E to tropical low 995 hPa near 12.4S156.2E to 14S158E 15S170E at
051800UTC and EQ162E to tropical low 998 hPa near 13.1S155.6E to 14S158E
15S170E at 060600UTC.

Ridge 26S153E to high 1021 hPa near 28S159E. Forecast 26S153E to high 1019 hPa
near 28S162E to 28S170E at 051800UTC and 25S153E to high 1018 hPa near 27S165E
to 28S170E at 060600UTC.

Part 3 Forecast
Refer to latest warnings.

Within 180nm of ridge and high, also north of line EQ156E 06S150E 06S142E:
Variable winds below 20 knots. Slight to moderate seas. Low swell.

Remainder east of trough, outside warning areas:
NE quarter winds 15/25 knots decreasing to 10/20 knots east of line EQ163E
09S164E 11S170E. Winds becoming clockwise 20/30 knots within 300nm of tropical
low centre and increasing to 25/33 knots within 120nm of warning areas.
Moderate to rough seas. Low to moderate swell.

Remainder and outside warning areas:
SE quarter winds 15/25 knots becoming clockwise 20/30 knots within 300nm of
tropical low centre and increasing to 25/33 knots within 120nm of warning
areas. Moderate to rough seas. Low to moderate swell.

Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms east of line EQ158E 07S152E
14S151E 17S154E 20S162E 21S170E, tending to rain areas with heavy falls and
scattered thunderstorms within 240nm of tropical low. Visibility reducing below
2nm in precipitation.

WEATHER MELBOURNE

The next routine forecast will be issued at 21:00 UTC Sunday.