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 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 [1] near 12S142E to low [1] 1001 hPa near 16S154E to 16S167E to low [2]
1002 hPa near 14S170E. Forecast 11S142E to low [1] 996 hPa near 16S155E to
17S168E to low [2] 1001 hPa near 15S171E at 100600UTC and 12S142E to low [1]
989 hPa near 16S154E to 17S168E to low [2] 999 hPa near 15S172E at 101800UTC.

Trough [2] 26S164E 28S170E. Forecast 24S163E 25S170E at 100600UTC and then
weakening.

Part 3 Forecast
Refer to latest warnings.

North of trough [1]:
Variable winds below 20 knots, tending clockwise 20/30 knots within 300nm of
low [1] and clockwise 15/25 knots within 180nm of low [2]. Moderate to rough
seas. Low swell.

Remainder south of trough [1]:
SE quarter winds 15/25 knots tending S quarter 10/20 knots directly north of
trough [2] until 100600UTC. Wind speeds increasing to 20/30 knots west of 157E
and becoming clockwise within 300nm of low [1]. Moderate to rough seas. Low to
moderate swell.

Rain areas, scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms north of 20S, within
240nm of trough [2]. 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.