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 29 September 2016 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. Ridge 14S144E 19S160E to high 1014 hPa near 25S166E to 28S166E. Forecast 14S143E 20S162E 26S170E at 300600UTC and 15S145E 19S160E 24S170E at 301800UTC. Trough 20S148E 25S152E 28S154E. Forecast 20S148E 25S152E 28S154E at 300600UTC and 21S154E 28S161E at 301800UTC. Part 3 Forecast Refer to latest warnings. Within 180nm of ridge, 240nm of high and remainder north of ridge: Variable winds below 20 knots tending E quarter 10/20 knots east of 150E north of 20S. Slight to moderate seas. Low swell. Remainder south of ridge: N quarter winds 15/25 knots east of trough increasing to 20/30 knots within 240nm of trough. Winds turning SW quarter 15/25 knots west of trough and variable below 20 knots elsewhere. Moderate to rough seas. Low to moderate swell. Rain areas, scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms within 180nm of trough, Isolated to scattered showers north of 12SE. Visibility reducing to below 2nm in precipitation. WEATHER MELBOURNE The next routine forecast will be issued at 09:00 UTC Friday.