North Eastern Area High Seas Forecast

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

Part 2 Situation at 0600 UTC
Refer to latest warnings.

Southeasterly trade wind flow over most of area.

Ridge 24S150E to high 1021 hPa near 27S156E to 36S165E. Forecast 22S149E to
high 1021 hPa near 27S158E to 34S166E at 281800UTC and 22S148E to high 1022 hPa
near 26S159E to 32S167E at 290600UTC.

Trough 21S170E 23S168E 28S166E. Forecast 28S167E 24S169E 22S171E at 290600UTC.

Part 3 Forecast
Refer to latest warnings.

Within 120nm of ridge and 180nm of high, and north of a line 02S142E 09S170E:
Variable winds to 15 knots. Slight seas. Low swell.

Remainder north of 20S:
SE quarter winds 15/25 knots. Moderate seas. Low to moderate swell.

Remainder south of 20S:
NW quarter winds southwest of ridge, S quarter winds between ridge and trough,
NE quarter winds east of trough. Wind speeds 10/20 knots. Slight to moderate
seas. Low to moderate swell.

Isolated showers and thunderstorms north of 10S and within 120nm of trough.
Visibility reducing below 2nm in precipitation.

WEATHER MELBOURNE

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