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 8 December 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 Southeast trade winds across most of the area. Trough southwest of area. Forecast 28S155E 20S146E at 090600UTC and 21S148E 24S159E 28S165E at 100000UTC. Part 3 Forecast North of line 16S142E 26S170E: Easterly quarter winds 10/20 knots becoming variable below 15 knots north of 10S. Slight to moderate seas. Low to moderate swell. Remainder: Northeasterly quarter winds 10/20 knots with slight to moderate seas. Winds speeds increasing to 15/25 knots south of a line 25S152E 28S161E until 090600UTC. Winds turning southeasterly quarter 15/25 knots south of trough. Moderate to rough seas. Low swell. Scattered showers and thunderstorms north of 14S. Isolated showers remainder. Visibility reducing below 2nm in precipitation. WEATHER MELBOURNE The next routine forecast will be issued at 08:00 UTC Friday.