IDY10230 SECURITE High Seas Forecast for Metarea 10 NORTHEASTERN AREA: EQUATOR TO 28S, 142E TO 170E Issued by the Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, BNOC For 24 hours commencing 2300 UTC 9 February 2016 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 1800 UTC Refer to latest warnings. Trough  near 12S142E to low  1001 hPa near 16S154E to 16S167E to low  1002 hPa near 14S170E. Forecast 11S142E to low  996 hPa near 16S155E to 17S168E to low  1001 hPa near 15S171E at 100600UTC and 12S142E to low  989 hPa near 16S154E to 17S168E to low  999 hPa near 15S172E at 101800UTC. Trough  26S164E 28S170E. Forecast 24S163E 25S170E at 100600UTC and then weakening. Part 3 Forecast Refer to latest warnings. North of trough : Variable winds below 20 knots, tending clockwise 20/30 knots within 300nm of low  and clockwise 15/25 knots within 180nm of low . Moderate to rough seas. Low swell. Remainder south of trough : SE quarter winds 15/25 knots tending S quarter 10/20 knots directly north of trough  until 100600UTC. Wind speeds increasing to 20/30 knots west of 157E and becoming clockwise within 300nm of low . Moderate to rough seas. Low to moderate swell. Rain areas, scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms north of 20S, within 240nm of trough . Isolated showers or storms elsewhere. Visibility reducing below 2nm in precipitation. WEATHER MELBOURNE The next routine forecast will be issued at 08:00 UTC Wednesday.