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 Apr 230800 UTC. PART 1 : WARNINGNIL. PARTS 2 AND 3 : SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST VALID UNTIL Apr 240600 UTC. TROUGH T1 03S 165E 08S 160E SLOW MOVING. POOR VISIBILITY IN OCCASIOANL RAIN, HEAVY AT TIMES AND SQUALLY THUNDERSTORMS WITHIN 080 NAUTICAL MILES OF T1. TROUGH T2 10S 176W 15S 170W 20S 159W SLOW MOVING. POOR VISIBILITY IN OCCASIONAL RAIN, HEAVY AT TIMES AND FEW THUNDERSTORMS WITHIN 120 NAUTICAL MILES OF T2 IN THE AREA EAST OF 165W. ELSEWHERE, SOME SHOWERS WITHIN 100 MILES OF T2. STATIONARY FRONT SF1 19S 165E 19S 175E 19S 179W 20S 170W 25S 160W. POOR VISIBILITY IN OCCASIONAL SHOWERS WITHIN 100 NAUTICAL MILES OF SF1. IN THE AREA SOUTH OF 18S AND WEST OF 177W, EXPECT SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. ROUGH SEAS. MODERATE SOUTHERLY SWELLS. IN THE AREA SOUTH OF 20S AND BETWEEN 160W AND 140W, EXPECT MODERATE SOUTHERLY SWELLS. IN THE AREA SOUTH OF 05S AND BETWEEN 140W 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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