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 22 October 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 [1] 28S153E 32S156E. Forecast 24S148E 28S155E at 221800UTC and 25S151E
28S156E at 230600UTC.

Ridge [2] 28S167E 27S170E. Forecast 28S165E 26S170E at 221800UTC and 28S163E
25S170E at 230600UTC.

Part 3 Forecast
Refer to latest warnings.

Within 180nm of ridges and north of a line 04S142E 10S160E 16S170E:
Variable winds below 15 knots. Slight seas. Low swell.

Remainder:
SE quarter winds 15/25 knots, reaching 30 knots at times within 180nm of a line
11S145E 15S148E. Moderate to rough seas. Low to moderate swell.

Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms north of a line 04S142E 15S170E.
Visibility reducing below 2nm in precipitation.

WEATHER MELBOURNE

The next routine forecast will be issued at 20:00 UTC Wednesday.