North Eastern Area High Seas Forecast

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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 1100 UTC 29 April 2017

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
Light and variable winds over most of the area.

Trough 03S149E to low [1] 1007 hPa near 10S161E to low [2] 1008 hPa near
20S169E. Forecast EQ150E to low [1] 1006 hPa near 12S166E to 17S170E at
301200UTC.

Cold front 23S165E 28S167E. Forecast east of area by 291800UTC.

Part 3 Forecast
South of 20S:
Southeast quarter winds tending south quarter east of 160E and west quarter
east of cold front. Winds slowly tending southeast quarter throughout by
300600UTC. Wind speeds 15/25 knots. Moderate seas. Low to moderate southerly
swell.

Remainder:
Southeasterly quarter winds 10/20 knots south of 10S, turning northerly quarter
15/25 knots east of trough, within 360nm of low [1]. Variable winds below 15
knots remainder. Slight to moderate seas. Low southeasterly swell, tending
easterly north of 10S.

Rain areas, scattered showers and thunderstorms within 180nm of trough and
120nm of cold front, and remainder north of 10S. Isolated showers remainder.
Visibility reducing below 2nm in precipitation.

WEATHER MELBOURNE

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