South West Pacific Marine

MARINE WEATHER BULLETIN FOR ISLANDS AREA EQUATOR TO 25S BETWEEN 160E AND 120W. ISSUED BY FIJI METEOROLOGICAL SERVICE Apr 182000 UTC. PART 1 : WARNING NIL. PARTS 2 AND 3 : SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST VALID UNTIL Apr 191800 UTC. TROUGH T1 EQ 165E 05S 170E 08S 175E 10S 175W SLOW MOVING. POOR VISIBILITY IN OCCASIONAL RAIN, HEAVY AT TIMES AND SQUALLY THUNDERSTORMS WITHIN 120 NAUTICAL MILES OF T1. TROUGH T2 15S 165E 20S 171E 25S 178E SLOW MOVING. POOR VISIBILITY IN SOME SHOWERS WITHIN 120 NAUTICAL MILES OF T2. TROUGH T3 05S 170W 10S 160W 20S 158W 25S 156W SLOW MOVING. POOR VISIBILITY IN OCCASIONAL RAIN, HEAVY AT TIMES AND SQUALLY THUNDERSTORMS WITHIN 150 NAUTICAL MILES OF T3. STATIONARY FRONT SF1 25S 149W 22S 145W 20S 139W 19S 130W 20S 126W 25S 123W. POOR VISIBILITY IN OCCASIONAL SHOWERS AND FEW THUNDERSTORMS WITHIN 120 NAUTICAL MILES OF SF1. IN THE AREA BETWEEN 155W AND 120W AND SOUTH OF 18S, EXPECT SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. ROUGH SEAS.

*The Nadi - Tropical Cyclone Centre was officially designated by WMO in June 1995 as a Regional Specialised Meteorological Centre (RSMC) with activity specialization in tropical cyclones tasked to provide "first-level" information in tropical cyclones (ie, basic information covering the tropical cyclones' present and forecast position, movement and intensity) in the South-West Pacific Ocean. The Public and the international media are requested to note that the RSMC-Nadi-Tropical Cyclone Centre is the official source of reliable "first-level" information on tropical cyclones occurring in the South-West Pacific Ocean

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