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 1100 UTC 6 February 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 0600 UTC
Refer to latest warnings.

Trough 21S149E 22S158E 25S165E 28S170E, slow moving. Forecast 21S149E 22S160E
26S171E at 061800UTC, and 21S149E 21S160E 24S170E at 070600UTC.

Low 1004 hPa near 14S160E at 060600UTC, forecast low 1004 hPa near 14S160E at
061800UTC, and low 1004 hPa near 15S160E at 070600UTC.

Part 3 Forecast
Refer to latest warnings.

North of trough:
NW quarter 15/25 knots with moderate to rough seas south of line 20S170E
21S159E and within area bounded by 06S142E 12S153E 21S155E 14S142E 06S142E.
Variable winds below 20 knots with slight to moderate seas elsewhere, tending
clockwise 10/20 knots within 180nm of low. Low to moderate swell.

South of trough:
SE quarter winds west of 160E tending SW quarter east of 160E. Winds speeds
10/20 knots with slight to moderate seas, increasing to 20/30 knots west of
153E with moderate to rough seas. Low to moderate swell.

Rain areas, scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms within 240nm of trough
and low. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms elsewhere north of
trough. Visibility reducing below 2nm in precipitation.

WEATHER MELBOURNE

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