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 18 December 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 14S142E 21S157E 28S165E. Forecast 18S142E 21S154E 28S170E at 191800UTC. Part 3 Forecast Refer to latest warnings. North of ridge: E/SE winds 10/20 knots becoming variable to 15 knots north of 10S. Slight to moderate seas. Low swell. South of ridge: Variable winds below 20 knots. Slight to moderate seas. Low swell. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms north of 10S and south of 25S. Isolated showers remainder away from ridge. Visibility reducing below 2nm in precipitation. WEATHER MELBOURNE The next routine forecast will be issued at 08:00 UTC Friday.