North Eastern Area High Seas Forecast

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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 1100 UTC 30 May 2015

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 0600 UTC
Refer to latest warnings.

Southeasterly trade wind flow over most of the area.

Ridge 24S151E 25S160E 28S169E. Forecast 24S151E 26S170E at 301800UTC and
23S150E 25S170E at 310600UTC.

Part 3 Forecast
Refer to latest warnings.

Within 180nm of ridge and north of line 04S142E 07S147E 07S170E:
Variable winds below 20 knots. Slight to moderate seas. Low swell.

Remainder south of ridge:
W quarter winds below 20 knots. Slight to moderate seas. Low swell.

Remainder:
SE quarter winds 15/25 knots easing to 10/20 knots south of 20S. Wind speeds
reaching 20/30 knots until 301800UTC within area west of 08S142E 09S148E
13S150E 14S143E. Moderate to rough seas. Low to moderate swell.

Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms north of 12S. Isolated to
scattered showers over the remainder away from ridge. Visibility reducing below
2nm in precipitation.

WEATHER MELBOURNE

The next routine forecast will be issued at 21:00 UTC Saturday.