IDY10230 SECURITE 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 27 February 2017 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 Trough 09S142E 14S156E. Forecast 09S142E 17S156E at 010001UTC. Part 3 Forecast Easterly quarter winds 15/20 knots south of 17S with moderate to rough seas. Winds below 15 knots remainder with slight to moderate seas. Low swell, increasing to moderate north of line EQ153E 08S170E. Scattered showers and thunderstorms north of trough and also within 180nm of line 22S151E 28S156E. Isolated showers over the remainder. Visibility reducing below 2nm in precipitation. WEATHER MELBOURNE The next routine forecast will be issued at 08:00 UTC Tuesday.