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 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.