North Eastern Area High Seas Forecast

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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.