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 Nov 270800 UTC. PART 1 : WARNINGNIL. PARTS 2 AND 3 : SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST VALID UNTIL Nov 280600 UTC. LOW L1 [1006HPA] ANALYSED NEAR 16.5S 172.0W AT 270600UTC. SLOW MOVING. POSITION POOR. LOW L2 [1006HPA] ANALYSED NEAR 20.8S 163.5W AT 270600UTC. SLOW MOVING. POSITION POOR. LOW L3 [1008HPA] ANALYSED NEAR 18.5S 130.0W AT 270600UTC. SLOW MOVING. POSITION POOR. CONVERGENCE ZONE CZ1 05S 160E 07S 170E 07S 180 10S 174W 15S 171W TO L1 SLOW MOVING. POOR VISIBILITY IN OCCASIONAL SHOWERS, HEAVY AT TIMES AND FEW THUNDERSTORMS WITHIN 150 NAUTICAL MILES OF CZ1. CONVERGENCE ZONE CZ2 14S 165W 17S 162W 20S 162W SLOW MOVING. POOR VISIBILITY IN OCCASIONAL SHOWERS, HEAVY AT TIMES AND FEW THUNDERSTORMS WITHIN 180 NAUTICAL MILES OF CZ2. TROUGH T1 FM L1 18S 170W 20S 166W TO L2 TO 21S 162W 20S 156W 18S 150W 18S 143W. T1 SLOW MOVING. POOR VISIBILITY IN OCCASIONAL SHOWERS WITHIN 120 NAUTICAL MILES OF T1. TROUGH T2 09S 148W 13S 140W 17S 133W TO L3 TO STATIONARY FRONT SF 19S 129W 21S 126W 25S 120W. T2 SLOW MOVING. POOR VISIBILITY IN OCCASIONAL SHOWERS WITHIN 120 NAUTICAL MILES OF T2. ELSEWHERE, OCCASIONAL RAIN HEAVY AT TIMES AND FEW SQUALLY THUNDERSTORMS WITHIN 150 NAUTICAL MILES. IN THE AREA SOUTH OF 20S AND BETWEEN 170E AND 120W, EXPECT EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. ROUGH TO VERY ROUGH SEAS. IN THE AREA BETWEEN 20S AND 25S AND BETWEEN 150W AND 120W EXPECT 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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