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 25 October 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. East to southeast trade wind flow over most of area. Ridge 24S150E 27S159E 28S170E slow moving. Part 3 Forecast Refer to latest warnings. Within 120nm of ridge and north of 07S: Variable winds below 20 knots. Slight to moderate seas. Low swell, increasing low to moderate south of 20S. Remainder: SE quarter winds 15/25 knots, Moderate to rough seas. Low swell, increasing to low to moderate south of 20S. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms north of 12S. Isolated showers remainder away from ridge. Visibility reducing to below 2nm in precipitation. WEATHER MELBOURNE The next routine forecast will be issued at 08:00 UTC Wednesday.