Issued by the Australian government Bureau of Meteorology, bnoc for 24 hours commencing 2300 UTC 17 August 2018
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 southeasterly trade flow across most of area.
Trough near 01s142e 05s148e 09s148e to low 1013 hpa near 13s155e to 14s160e, near stationary.
Part 3 forecast variable winds below 20 knots with slight to moderate seas, tending southeasterly quarter 15/25 knots within 180nm south of trough with moderate to rough seas. Low swell.
Rain areas, heavy at times and isolated thunderstorms within 180nm of trough. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms remainder north of line 09s142e 19s156e 16s170e. Visibility reducing below 2nm in precipitation.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 09:00 UTC Saturday.