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 2300 UTC 25 June 2016

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.

Ridge 27S153E 25S158E 25S167E. Forecast 28S154E 25S161E 25S170E at 260600UTC
and 28S157E to developing high 1018 hPa near 25S162E to 25S170E at 261800UTC.

Trough 21S167E 24S170E, moving east of area by 260600UTC.

Part 3 Forecast
Refer to latest warnings.

Within 120nm of ridge, 180nm of high and area east of trough:
Variable winds below 20 knots. Slight to moderate seas. Low to moderate swell.

North of 06S:
Variable winds below 15 knots. Slight seas. Low swell.

Remainder north of ridge:
SE quarter winds 10/20 knots increasing to 15/25 knots north of 14S. Winds
shifting E quarter 10/20 knots south of 20S after 261200UTC. Slight to moderate
seas, rising to moderate to rough north of 14S. Low to moderate swell.

Remainder south of ridge:
SW quarter winds 15/25 knots. Moderate to rough seas. Moderate swell.

Isolated showers and thunderstorms north of 10S. Scattered showers within 180nm
of trough. Visibility reducing below 2nm in precipitation.

WEATHER MELBOURNE

The next routine forecast will be issued at 09:00 UTC Sunday.