South West Pacific Marine

MARINE WEATHER BULLETIN FOR ISLANDS AREA EQUATOR TO 25S BETWEEN 160E AND 120W. ISSUED BY FIJI METEOROLOGICAL SERVICE EQUATOR to 25S between 160E and 120W issued by Fiji Meteorological Service Aug 020800 UTC. PART 1 : WARNINGNIL. PARTS 2 AND 3 : SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST VALID UNTIL Aug 030600 UTC. CONVERGENC ZONE CZ 08S 160E 06S 170E 06S 175E 07S 174W SLOW MOVING. POOR VISIBILITY IN OCCASIONAL RAIN, HEAVY AT TIMES AND FEW SQUALLY THUNDERSTORMS WITHIN 150 NAUTICAL MILES OF T1. TROUGH T 11S 175W 11S 170W 12S 165W 15S 159W 18S 150W SLOW MOVING. POOR VISIBILITY IN OCCASIONAL RAIN AND FEW THUNDERSTORMS WITHIN 080 NAUTICAL MILES OF T. STATIONARY FRONT SF 20S 170W 19S 160W 22S 145W 25S 135W. POOR VISIBILITY IN OCCASIONAL SHOWERS WITHIN 120 NAUTICAL MILES OF SF. OVER BROAD AREA SOUTH OF 10S AND BETWEEN 160E AND 165W, EXPECT EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. ROUGH TO VERY ROUGH SEAS. MODERATE SOUTHEAST SWELLS. OVER BROAD AREA SOUTH OF 18S AND BETWEEN 165W AND 130W, EXPECT SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. ROUGH TO VERY ROUGH SEAS. MODERATE SOUTHEAST 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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