Issued by the Australian government Bureau of Meteorology, bnoc for 24 hours commencing 2300 UTC 16 January 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 monsoon trough 08s090e 10s100e to low 1002hpa near 15s105e. Forecast 07s090e 09s100e to low 1004hpa near 15s105e at 180000utc.
Part 3 forecast west of 115e: variable winds below 15 knots south of monsoon trough with slight seas. Westerly quarter winds 15/25 knots remainder with moderate to rough seas. Low to moderate swell.
East of 116e: variable winds below 20 knots with slight to moderate seas, tending northwesterly quarter 15/25 knots within moderate to rough seas within area bounded by 08s138e 02s131e 05s120e 08s120e. Low swell.
Rain areas and scattered thunderstorms within 180nm of monsoon trough. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms remainder. Visibility reducing below 2nm in precipitation.
The next routine forecast will be issued at 07:15 UTC Wednesday.