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 1100 UTC 18 September 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 0600 UTC Refer to latest warnings. Ridge near 28S147E 23S156E 23S170E. Forecast 28S154E 24S162E 24S170E at 181800UTC and 28S156E 25S161E 24S170E at 190600UTC. Part 3 Forecast Refer to latest warnings. North of a line 04S142E 10S160E 05S170E and within 120nm of ridge: Variable winds below 20 knots. Slight to moderate seas. Low swell, increasing to low to moderate within 120nm of ridge. Remainder north of ridge: SE quarter winds 15/20 knots with slight to moderate seas. Low to moderate swell. Remainder south of ridge: SW quarter winds 10/20 knots with slight to moderate seas. Low to moderate swell. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms north of 10S142E 22S170E and isolated showers over the remainder. Visibility reducing below 2nm in precipitation. WEATHER MELBOURNE The next routine forecast will be issued at 21:00 UTC Thursday.