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 Aug 280800 UTC. PART 1 : WARNINGNIL. PARTS 2 AND 3 : SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST VALID UNTIL Aug 290600 UTC. CONVERGENCE ZONE CZ1 04S 160E 05S 170E 05S 180 06S 177W 09S 171W SLOW MOVING. POOR VISIBILITY IN PERIODS OF RAIN, HEAVY AT TIMES AND SQUALLY THUNDERSTORMS WITHIN 210 NAUTICAL MILES OF CZ1. WITHIN 180 NAUTICAL MILES OF CZ1, EXPECT NORTHEAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS GUSTING TO 35 KNOTS. ROUGH SEAS. CONVERGENCE ZONE CZ2 04S 180 03S 175W 02S 170W EQT 160W SLOW MOVING. POOR VISIBILITY IN PERIODS OF RAIN, HEAVY AT TIMES AND SQUALLY THUNDERSTORMS WITHIN 210 NAUTICAL MILES OF CZ1. TROUGH T1 06S 175W 10S 166W 15S 160W 20S 156W 25S 154W SLOW MOVING. POOR VISIBILITY IN OCCASIONAL SHOWERS, HEAVY AT TIMES AND FEW THUNDERSTORMS WITHIN 150 NAUTICAL MILES OF T1. STATIONARY FRONT SF1 15S 145W 15S 130W 16S 120W. POOR VISIBILITY IN OCCASIONAL SHOWERS AND FEW THUNDERSTORMS WITHIN 150 NAUTICAL MILES OF SF1. STATIONARY FRONT SF2 25S 150W 22S 147W 19S 142W. POOR VISIBILITY IN PERIODS OF RAIN AND FEW THUNDERSTORMS WITHIN 210 NAUTICAL MILES OF SF2. OVER BROAD AREA SOUTH OF 15S AND EAST OF 160E, EXPECT MODERATE SOUTHERLY SWELLS. OVER BROAD AREA WEST OF T1, EXPECT EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. ROUGH TO VERY ROUGH SEAS. OVER BROAD AREA SOUTH OF 10S AND EAST OF 152W, EXPECT EAST TO NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. ROUGH SEAS.

*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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