North-Eastern High Seas Weather

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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 24 May 2017

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
Trough 16S166E 22S167E to low 1009hPa near 28S166E. Forecast 17S166E 21S170E at
260000UTC.

Part 3 Forecast
South of 20S:
Clockwise winds 20/30 knots within 180nm of low. Southerly quarter 15/25 knots
remainder west of trough, turning northeasterly quarter remainder east of
trough. Low swell increasing to moderate east of 160E.

North of 20S, south of 07S:
Southeast quarter winds 15/25 knots, increasing to 20/30 knots west of 148E,
north of 14S until 250600UTC. Moderate to rough seas rising to rough west of
148E. Low to moderate swell.

Remainder:
Variable winds below 15 knots. Slight seas. Low swell.

Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms north of 20S and also within 120nm
of trough. Visibility reducing below 2nm in precipitation.

WEATHER MELBOURNE

The next routine forecast will be issued at 09:00 UTC Thursday.

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