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 30 August 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 24S149E 28S155E. Slow moving and forecast 24S149E 28S159E at 311800UTC. Part 3 Forecast Refer to latest warnings. Within 180nm of ridge and north of a line 03S142E 09S170E: Variable winds below 20 knots. Slight to moderate seas. Low swell. Remainder: SE quarter winds 15/25 knots easing to 10/20 knots south of 25S. Winds reaching 30 knots at times in area bounded by 09S144E 09S147E 12S149E 12S145E and through the Vitiaz Strait. Moderate to rough seas decreasing to slight to moderate south of 25S. Low to moderate swell. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms north of 10S. Visibility reducing to below 2nm in precipitation. WEATHER MELBOURNE The next routine forecast will be issued at 09:00 UTC Wednesday.