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 2300 UTC 4 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 1800 UTC
Refer to latest warnings.

Trough 15S162E 20S163E 28S162E, forecast 16S163E 21S163E 28S161E at 050600UTC
and 15S163E 23S160E 28S160E at 051800UTC.

Part 3 Forecast
Refer to latest warnings.

North of line 06S142E 13S160E 12S170E:
W quarter winds north of 06S, wind speeds below 15 knots increasing to 10/20
knots between 150E and 160E at times. Generally E/SE winds below 15 knots
remainder south of 06S. Slight to moderate seas. Low swell.

Remainder east of trough:
E quarter winds 15/25 knots, turning NE quarter and reaching 20/30 knots at
times south of 20S. Moderate to rough seas. Low to moderate swell.

Remainder west of trough:
Generally SE quarter winds to 15 knots increasing to 10/20 knots north of 20S
reaching 15/25 knots at times after 050600UTC. Slight to moderate seas rising
moderate to rough at times north of 20S after 050600UTC. Low swell increasing
to moderate south of 25S.

Rain areas, scattered showers and thunderstorms east of trough. Scattered
showers and thunderstorms north of 10S. Isolated showers and thunderstorms
elsewhere northeast of a line 10S147E 20S156E. Visibility reducing below 2nm in
precipitation.

WEATHER MELBOURNE

The next routine forecast will be issued at 09:00 UTC Tuesday.