South West Pacific Marine

MARINE WEATHER BULLETIN FOR ISLANDS AREA EQUATOR TO 25S BETWEEN 160E AND 120W. ISSUED BY FIJI METEOROLOGICAL SERVICE Aug 222000 UTC. PART 1 : WARNING NIL. PARTS 2 AND 3 : SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST VALID UNTIL Aug 231800 UTC. WEAK STATIONARY FRONT SF 22S 150W 23S 140W 25S 130W. POOR VISIBILITY IN OCCASIONAL RAIN WITHIN 080 NAUTICAL MILES OF SF. IN THE AREA BETWEEN 10S AND 20S AND BETWEEN 165E AND 175E EXPECT EASTERLY WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. ROUGH SEAS. IN THE AREA SOUTH OF 20S AND BETWEEN 170E AND 160W, EXPECT MODERATE SOUTHERLY SWELLS. IN THE AREA SOUTH OF 20S AND BETWEEN 150W AND 120W EXPECT MODERATE SOUTHERLY SWELLS. IN THE AREA BETWEEN 10S AND 20S AND BETWEEN 135W AND 120W EXPECT MODERATE SOUTHERLY SWELLS.

*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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