IDY10230 SECURITE 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 2300 UTC 31 August 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 1800 UTC Refer to latest warnings. Ridge 23S150E 22S160E 23S170E. Forecast 23S150E 25S160E 23S170E at 011800UTC. Trough 24S165E 28S167E. Forecast 25S168E 28S170E at 010600UTC then moving east of area. Part 3 Forecast Refer to latest warnings. Within 180nm of ridge: Variable winds below 15 knots. Slight seas. Low swell. Remainder south of ridge: Variable winds below 15 knots, tending SW quarter 10/20 knots within 300nm west of trough and NW quarter 10/20 knots east of trough. Slight to moderate seas. Low to moderate swell. Remainder north of ridge: SE quarter winds 10/20 knots with slight to moderate seas. Winds increasing to 15/25 knots between 10S and 18S and reaching 30 knots at times between 12S and 16S with moderate to rough seas. Low swell. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms north of line 08S142E 18S160E 25S170E. Isolated showers remainder away from ridge. Visibility reducing below 2nm in precipitation. WEATHER MELBOURNE The next routine forecast will be issued at 09:00 UTC Monday.