North Eastern Area High Seas Forecast

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High Seas Forecast for Metarea 10 - North East
NORTHEASTERN AREA: EQUATOR TO 28S, 142E TO 170E
Issued by the Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, BNOC
For 24 hours commencing 1100 UTC 30 July 2015

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 0600 UTC
Refer to latest warnings.

Trough EQ154E to low 1003hPa near 06S166E to 09S172E. Slow moving, forecast
EQ153E to low 1003hPa near 07S166E to 09S171E at 310600UTC.

Ridge 28S153E 34S165E. Forecast 26S152E 28S156E at 301800UTC and 25S152E
28S160E at 310600UTC.

Part 3 Forecast
Refer to latest warnings.

Within 180nm of ridge:
Variable winds below 20 knots. Slight to moderate seas. Low to moderate swell.

Remainder:
NW quarter winds 15/25 knots north of trough tending SE quarter 20/30 knots
south of trough and clockwise within 360nm of low with moderate to rough seas.
Wind speeds easing to 10/20 knots south of 23S with slight to moderate seas.
Low to moderate swell.

Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms north of a line 16S170E 07S153E
11S150E 06S142E and within 180nm of trough. Rain areas and occasional
thunderstorms within 300nm of low. Visibility reducing below 2nm in
precipitation.

WEATHER MELBOURNE

The next routine forecast will be issued at 21:00 UTC Thursday.