IDY10230 SECURITE High Seas Forecast Metarea 10 NORTHEASTERN AREA: EQUATOR TO 28S, 142E TO 170E Issued by the Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, NMOC For 24 hours commencing 2300 UTC 10 March 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 TCWC Brisbane Gale Warning issued 101904UTC: At 1800 UTC Tropical Cyclone Hadi was centred within 40 nautical miles of latitude eighteen decimal five south (18.5S) longitude one hundred and fifty one decimal nine east (151.9E). Recent movement: northeast at 3 knots Maximum winds: 40 knots Central pressure: 997 hPa AREA AFFECTED Within 30 nautical miles in NE quadrant and within 120 nautical miles in SE quadrant and within 120 nautical miles in SW quadrant and within 30 nautical miles in NW quadrant. STORM FORCE WIND WARNING 017 ISSUED FROM RSMC NADI at 101915UTC: TROPICAL CYCLONE LUSI CENTRE 987HPA CATEGORY 1 WAS LOCATED NEAR 15.5 SOUTH 167.7 EAST AT 101800 UTC. POSITION FAIR. REPEAT POSITION 15.5S 167.7E AT 101800 UTC. CYCLONE MOVING EAST-SOUTHEAST AT 04 KNOTS. CYCLONE INTENSIFYING. EXPECT SUSTAINED WINDS OF 45 KNOTS CLOSE TO THE CENTRE INCREASING TO 60 KNOTS BY 111800 UTC. EXPECT WINDS OVER 33 KNOTS WITHIN 120 NAUTICAL MILES OF CENTRE IN THE EASTERN SEMI-CIRCLE AND WITHIN 090 NAUTICAL MILES OF CENTRE IN THE NW QUADRANT AND WITHIN 060 NAUTICAL MILES OF CENTRE IN THE SW QUADRANT. Part 2 Situation at 1800 UTC Refer to latest warnings. Monsoon trough from Ex TC Gillian to TC Hadi to TC Lusi to 16S170E, slow moving. Refer to latest warnings for latest location and intensity information on these tropical cyclones and ex tropical cyclone. Monsoon trough moving with tropical cyclones. Part 3 Forecast Refer to latest warnings. North of trough, outside warning areas: Westerly quarter winds 15/25 knots becoming clockwise within 240nm of tropical cyclones. Winds grading to 25/33 knots within 180nm of warning areas. Moderate to rough seas. Low to moderate swell, increasing moderate to heavy within 300nm of TC Lusi. Remainder south of trough, outside warning areas: SE quarter winds becoming clockwise within 240nm of tropical cyclones. Wind speeds 20/30 knots increasing to 25/33 knots within 180nm of warning areas. Moderate to rough seas. Low to moderate swell, increasing to moderate to heavy within 300nm of TC Lusi. Heavy rain and scattered thunderstorms within 240nm of Tropical Cyclones and ex tropical cyclone. Rain areas, scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms remainder within 120nm of and north of trough. Isolated showers remainder south of trough. Visibility reducing below 2nm in precipitation. WEATHER MELBOURNE The next routine forecast will be issued at 07:00 UTC Tuesday.