North Eastern Area High Seas Forecast

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High Seas Forecast for North Eastern METAREA 10
NORTHEASTERN AREA: EQUATOR TO 28S, 142E TO 170E

Issued by the Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
For 24 hours commencing 1100 UTC 27 January 2021

Please be aware
Wind and wave forecasts are averages. Wind gusts can be 40 per cent stronger
than the forecast, and stronger still in squalls and thunderstorms. Maximum
waves can be twice the forecast height.

Part 1 Warnings
Nil.

Part 2 Situation at 0600 UTC
Trough 15S145E 15S153E to low 997hPa near 16S162E to 16S170E. Slow moving.

Low 1000hPa west of area near 14.7S142.0E. Forecast low 1000hPa near
14.3S142.3E at 281200UTC.

Part 3 Forecast
Refer to latest warnings.

North of trough and south of line 08S143E 08S156E 05S170E:
Westerly quarter winds 15/25 knots, turning clockwise within 150nm of low.
Moderate to rough seas. Low to moderate swell.

South of trough:
Southeasterly quarter winds 20/33 knots, turning clockwise within 120nm of low.
Rough to very rough seas. Low to moderate swell.

Remainder:
Winds not exceeding 20 knots. Slight to moderate seas. Low swell increasing to
low to moderate south of line 19S148E 13S159E 10S170E.

Rain areas, scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms mainly within 240nm of
line 12S142E 10S159E 11S170E, becoming heavy and frequent within 240nm of low.
Isolated showers elsewhere. Visibility reducing below 2nm in precipitation.

WEATHER MELBOURNE

The next routine forecast will be issued at 20:00 UTC Wednesday.