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 Melbourne Storm Warning 2 issued 191855utc: area bounded by 50s080e 37s080e 41s101e 46s107e 50s109e 50s080e.
Melbourne Gale Warning 3 issued 191858utc: area bounded by 35s108e 31s108e 28s113e 29s114e 33s111e 37s111e 35s108e.
Part 2 situation at 1800 UTC refer to latest warnings.
Ridge 29s090e to high 1026 hpa near 33s096e to 50s113e. Forecast 27s090e to high 1025 hpa near 30s100e to 40s115e 50s127e at 201800utc.
Low 1002 hpa 33s113e. Forecast 1002 hpa 33s126e at 201800utc.
Front expected near 39s073e 43s079e to low 962 hpa 48s080e at 200000utc. Forecast 39s091e 47s102e 50s103e at 201800utc.
Front 40s116e 50s123e. Forecast 41s124e 43s129e 50s133e at 201800utc.
Part 3 forecast refer to latest warnings.
Within 180nm of ridge, within 240 nm of high and east of line 12s110e 20s120e: variable winds below 20 knots. Slight to moderate seas. Low to moderate swell.
Remainder west of ridge outside of warning area: northwest quarter winds 20/30 knots, westerly quarter west of front and clockwise within 240nm of low. Winds increasing to 25/33 knots within 120 nm of warning area. Moderate to rough seas. Moderate to heavy swell.
Remainder east of ridge outside of warning area: southerly quarter winds tending northwest quarter east of front, southeast quarter north of 25s and clockwise within 240nm of low. Winds speeds 15/25 knots increasing to 25/33 knots within 120nm of warning area. Moderate to rough seas. Moderate to heavy swell.
Rain areas, scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms within 240nm of fronts and lows. Isolated showers and storms remainder north of 20s and south of 40s. Visibility reducing below 2nm in precipitation.
the next routine forecast will be issued at 1000 UTC 20 may 2013
|No Stations Reporting|
|Place||ID||Sea Temp||Wave Height|
|Indian Ocean 1025km NW of Dampier||56001|
|Click the Station ID for daily observations and history.|
NOT FOR NAVIGATION. DO NOT RELY ON THIS DATA FOR DECISIONS THAT CAN RESULT IN HARM TO ANYONE OR ANYTHING.