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 20 January 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 forecast 27S152E 28S156E at 210000UTC and 23S152E 24S163E 27S170E at 220000UTC. Part 3 Forecast South of 24S and north of trough: Northwesterly quarter winds 15/25 knots. Moderate to rough seas. Low to moderate swell. South of trough: Southerly quarter winds 15/25 knots. Moderate to rough seas. Low to moderate swell. Remainder: Variable winds below 20 knots. Slight to moderate seas. Low swell. Rain areas, scattered showers and thunderstorms within 240 nm of trough and also north of 12S. Visibility reducing below 2 nm in precipitation. WEATHER MELBOURNE The next routine forecast will be issued at 08:00 UTC Saturday.