IDY10230 SECURITE 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 2300 UTC 6 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 Nil Part 2 Situation at 1800 UTC Refer to latest warnings. Trough 10S156E to low 1008 hPa near 12S157E to 20S163E. Forecast 10S155E to low 1007 hPa near 13S155E to 21S165E at 070600UTC and 10S155E to low 1008 hPa near 13S155E to 17S159E 22S170E at 071800UTC. Ridge 24S151E 26S170E. Forecast 24S151E 25S166E 25S170E at 070600UTC and 25S152E 25S170E at 071800UTC. Part 3 Forecast Refer to latest warnings. Within 120nm of ridge and north of a line 05S142E 10S150E 10S170E: Variable winds below 20 knots. Slight to moderate seas. Low swell tending low to moderate near ridge east of 160E. Remainder north of ridge: SE quarter winds 15/25 knots tending NE quarter 10/20 knots east of trough and clockwise 15/25 knots within 90nm of low. Winds reaching 30 knots at times within 180nm west of trough north from 18S. Moderate to rough seas. Low to moderate swell. Remainder south of ridge: W quarter winds tending S quarter west of 160E by 071200UTC, west of 165E by 080001UTC. Winds speeds 15/25 knots. Moderate to rough seas. Low to moderate swell. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms within 180nm of trough. Isolated showers remainder. Visibility reducing below 2nm in precipitation. WEATHER MELBOURNE The next routine forecast will be issued at 09:00 UTC Tuesday.