North Eastern Area High Seas Forecast

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High Seas Forecast for North Eastern METAREA 10
NORTHEASTERN AREA: EQUATOR TO 28S, 142E TO 170E

Issued by the Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
For 24 hours commencing 2300 UTC 20 September 2021

Part 1 Warnings
Nil.

Part 2 Situation at 1800 UTC
Trough 21S150E 25S153E. Forecast 17S161E 25S165E at 220000UTC.

Part 3 Forecast
Refer to latest warnings.

Whole area:
Northerly quarter winds east of trough shifting southerly quarter west of
trough.
Elsewhere easterly quarter winds. Wind speed 20/25 knots reaching 30 knots
within 180nm either side of line 14S146E 25S155E with rough seas after
211200UTC. Winds not exceeding 20 knots elsewhere with slight to moderate seas.
Low swell.

Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms mainly north of line 10S142E
13S151E 13S170E, and within 180nm of trough. Visibility reducing below 2nm in
precipitation.

Please be aware
Wind and wave forecasts are averages. Wind gusts can be 40 per cent stronger
than the forecast, and stronger still in squalls and thunderstorms. Maximum
waves can be twice the forecast height.

WEATHER MELBOURNE

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