South West Pacific Marine

MARINE WEATHER BULLETIN FOR ISLANDS AREA EQUATOR TO 25S BETWEEN 160E AND 120W. ISSUED BY FIJI METEOROLOGICAL SERVICE Jan 292000 UTC. PART 1 : WARNING GALE WARNING 033 ISSUED FROM RSMC NADI Jan 29/1919 UTC 2015 UTC. IN THE AREA BOUNDED BY 15S 160E 17S 163E 22S 163E 22S 160E 20S 160E 19S 161E 18S 160E 15S 160E, EXPECT NORTHEAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS UPTO 35 KNOTS OVER WATERS ONLY. AREA OF GALES SLOW MOVING. THIS IS THE FIRST WARNING FOR THIS SYSTEM. PARTS 2 AND 3 : SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST VALID UNTIL Jan 301800 UTC. TROPICAL DISTURBANCE TD08F [1003HPA] ANALYSED NEAR 14.0S 174.0W AT 291800UTC SLOW MOVING. POSITION POOR. TROPICAL DEPREESION TD09F [999HPA] ANALYSED NEAR 16.5S 160.4E AT 291800UTC. TD09F MOVING EAST NORTHEAST AT ABOUT 07 KNOTS. POSITION POOR. LOW L1 [1002HPA] ANALYSED NEAR 12.0S 175.0E SLOW MOVING. POSITION POOR. LOW L2 [1002HPA] ANALYSED NEAR 23.0S 166.0W SLOW MOVING. POSITION POOR. CONVERGENCE ZONE CZ 06S 166E 05S 171E 05S 180 06S 176W 08S 171W 10S 167W 12S 165W 20S 163W 25S 160W SLOW MOVING. POOR VISIBILITY IN PERIODS OF RAIN, HEAVY AT TIMES AND SQUALLY THUNDERSTORMS WITHIN 300 NAUTICAL MILES OF CZ. TROUGH T FROM TD09F TO 16S 164E 14S 169E 13S 172E TO L1 TO 12S 180 13S 177W TO TD08F TO 15S 173W 18S 169W 20S 167W 23S 165W 25S 164W. T SLOW MOVING. POOR VISIBILITY IN PERIODS OF RAIN, HEAVY AT TIMES AND SQUALLY THUNDERSTORMS WITHIN 150 NAUTICAL MILES OF T1. STATIONARY FRONT SF 23S 159W 22S 156W 21S 153W 21S 147W 22S 145W 23S 143W 24S 142W 25S 141W. POOR VISIBILITY IN PERIODS OF RAIN, HEAVY AT TIMES AND FEW THUNDERSTORMS WITHIN 130 NAUTICAL MILES OF SF. OVER A BROAD AREA EAST OF 175E, EXPECT MODERATE NORTHERLY 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

Copyright - Please Read before using any material from this site