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 May 280800 UTC. PART 1 : WARNINGNIL. PARTS 2 AND 3 : SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST VALID UNTIL May 290600 UTC. CONVERGENCE ZONE CZ 07S 173W 07S 165W 08S 160W SLOW MOVING. POOR VISIBILITY IN OCCASIONAL SHOWERS AND FEW THUNDERSTORMS WITHIN 150 NAUTICAL MILES OF CZ. TROUGH T1 09S 160E 12S 167E SLOW MOVING. POOR VISIBILITY IN OCCASIONAL SHOWERS AND FEW THUNDERSTORMS WITHIN 150 NAUTICAL MILES OF T1. TROUGH T2 EQT 160E 05S 165E 10S 171E SLOW MOVING. POOR VISIBILITY IN 200 NAUTICAL MILES IN OCCASIONAL SHOWERS AND FEW THUNDERSTORMS OF T2. TROUGH T3 EQT 177E 05S 175E 09S 172 SLOW MOVING. POOR VISIBILITY IN 200 NAUTICAL MILES IN OCCASIONAL SHOWERS AND FEW THUNDERSTORMS OF T3. WEAK TROUGH T4 16S 169E 20S 174E 25S 180 SLOW MOVING. POOR VISIBILITY IN SOME SHOWERS WITHIN 150 NAUTICAL MILES OF T4. TROUGH T5 21S 176W 19S 170W 18S 160W 18S 150W 20S 142W 25S 132W SLOW MOVING. POOR VISIBILITY IN SOME SHOWERS WITHIN 150 NAUTICAL MILES SOUTH OF T5. IN THE AREA SOUTH OF T5 AND EAST OF 170W, EXPECT SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. ROUGH SEAS. MODERATE TO HEAVY SOUTHERLY SWELLS. IN THE AREA SOUTH OF 05S AND BETWEEN 175W AND 155W, EXPECT MODERATE SOUTHERLY SWELLS. IN THE AREA SOUTH OF EQT AND EAST OF 135W, EXPECT MODERATE SOUTHEASTERLY 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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