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 10 April 2021

Part 1 Warnings
Nadi Gale Warning 008.

Part 2 Situation at 1800 UTC
Trough 09S153E 15S163E to low [1] 998hPa near 24S167E . Forecast 08S154E to low
[2] 1007hPa near 16S164E to 25S170E at 120000UTC.

Part 3 Forecast
Refer to latest warnings.

Within 300nm east of trough and 240nm of low [1], outside of warning area:
Northwesterly quarter winds 15/20 knots, turning clockwise and increasing to
25/33 knots within 240nm of low [2]. Rough to very rough seas. Low to moderate
swell.

North of line 03S142E 03S149E:
Westerly quarter winds 20/25 knots. Moderate to rough seas. Low swell.

Remainder:
Winds not exceeding 20 knots. Slight to moderate seas. Low swell.

Rain areas, scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms north of and within
240nm of trough, north of 10S, and 360nm of lows. Isolated showers possible
elsewhere. 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 Sunday.