South West Pacific Marine

MARINE WEATHER BULLETIN FOR ISLANDS AREA EQUATOR TO 25S BETWEEN 160E AND 120W. ISSUED BY FIJI METEOROLOGICAL SERVICE Jul 282000 UTC. PART 1 : WARNING NIL. PARTS 2 AND 3 : SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST VALID UNTIL Jul 291800 UTC. TROUGH T1 07S 171E 05S 175E 05S 180 08S 170W 11S 161W 13S 156W SLOW MOVING. POOR VISIBILITY IN OCCASIONAL RAIN, HEAVY AT TIMES AND FEW THUNDERSTORMS WITHIN 180 NAUTICAL MILES OF T1. TROUGH T2 09S 165E 15S 168E 09S 170E 25S 173E SLOW MOVING. POOR VISIBILITY IN OCCASIONAL SHOWERS, HEAVY AT TIMES AND FEW THUNDERSTORMS WITHIN 130 NAUTICAL MILES OF T2. COLD FRONT CF1 20S 160E 25S 170E. CF MOVING EAST AT 15 KNOTS. POOR VISIBILITY IN OCCASIONAL SHOWERS WITHIN 150 NAUTICAL MILES OF CF1. STATIONARY FRONT SF1 16S 152W 21S 143W 25S 139W. POOR VISIBILITY IN OCCASIONAL SHOWERS WITHIN 120 NAUTICAL MILES OF SF1. STATIONARY FRONT SF2 14S 147W 20S 138W 25S 133W. POOR VISIBILITY IN OCCASIONAL SHOWERS WITHIN 120 NAUTICAL MILES OF SF2. OVER BROAD AREA SOUTH OF 18S AND BETWEEN 170E AND 145W, EXPECT MODERATE SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST SWELLS. IN THE AREA EAST OF 135W, 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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