IDY10230 SECURITE 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 31 October 2014 PLEASE BE AWARE 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. Slow moving ridge near 20S148E 28S164E. Forecast 16S145E 25S160E 28S166E at 011800UTC. Part 3 Forecast Refer to latest warnings. North of a line 05S142E 10S150E 10S170E and within 180nm of ridge: Variable winds below 20 knots. Slight to moderate seas. Low swell. Remainder northeast of ridge: E quarter winds 10/20 knots. Slight to moderate seas. Low to moderate swell. Remainder southwest of ridge: N quarter winds 15/25 knots. Moderate seas. Low swell. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms north of a line 10S142E 16S170E. Visibility reducing to below 2nm in precipitation. WEATHER MELBOURNE The next routine forecast will be issued at 08:00 UTC Saturday.