South West Pacific Marine

MARINE WEATHER BULLETIN FOR ISLANDS AREA EQUATOR TO 25S BETWEEN 160E AND 120W. ISSUED BY FIJI METEOROLOGICAL SERVICE Aug 252000 UTC. PART 1 : WARNING NIL. PARTS 2 AND 3 : SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST VALID UNTIL Aug 261800 UTC. TROUGH T1 17S 167E 16S 167E 13S 171E 10S 174E 08S 175E 04S 176E SLOW MOVING. POOR VISIBILITY IN OCCASIONAL SHOWERS AND FEW THUNDERSTORMS WITHIN 180 NAUTICAL MILES OF T1. TROUGH T2 08S 163W 10S 159W 15S 152W 20S 148W 23S 146W SLOW MOVING. POOR VISIBILITY IN OCCASIONAL SHOWERS, HEAVY AND FEW THUNDERSTORMS WITHIN 150 NAUTICAL MILES OF T2. STATIONARY FRONT SF1 23S 160E 25S 163E. POOR VISIBILITY IN OCCASIONAL SHOWERS WITHIN 120 NAUTICAL MILES OF SF1. STATIONARY FRONT SF2 13S 167W 15S 161W 20S 152W 25S 145W. POOR VISIBILITY IN OCCASIONAL SHOWERS, HEAVY AND FEW THUNDERSTORMS WITHIN 120 NAUTICAL MILES OF SF2. IN THE AREA BETWEEN 12S AND 22S AND BETWEEN 170E AND 170W, EXPECT EASTERLY WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. ROUGH SEAS. MODERATE SOUTHEAST SWELLS. IN THE AREA SOUTH OF 10S AND EAST OF 140W, EXPECT EAST TO NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. ROUGH SEAS. IN THE AREA SOUTH OF 10S AND BETWEEN 170E AND 150W, EXPECT MODERATE SOUTHEAST SWELLS. IN THE AREA SOUTH OF 10S AND EAST OF 135W, EXPECT MOERATE 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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