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 2 September 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 22S150E to high 1017hPa near 25S160E to 24S170E. Forecast 19S147E 24S150E
25S170E at 020600UTC and 17S145E 17S155E 25S170E at 021800UTC.

Trough developing near 20S149E 28S153E. Forecast 20S151E 24S157E 28S160E at
021800UTC and 18S154E 22S160E 28S164E at 030600UTC.

Part 3 Forecast
Refer to latest warnings.

Within 120nm of ridge and 180nm of high and also north of a line 03S142E
13S160E 13S170E:
Variable winds below 15 knots. Slight seas. Low to moderate swell.

Remainder south of ridge:
NW quarter winds 15/25 knots east of trough turning SW quarter 20/30 knots west
of trough, grading to 25/33 knots south of 26S. Moderate to rough seas. Low to
moderate swell.

Remainder north of ridge:
SE quarter winds 15/25 knots. Moderate to rough seas. Low to moderate swell.

Rain periods, scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms within 180nm of a
line 10S150E 17S160E. Isolated thunderstorms north of 10S, mainly west of 160E.
Scattered showers within 180nm of trough and also west of trough, south of 26S.
Visibility reducing below 2nm in precipitation.

WEATHER MELBOURNE

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