Cook Island Weather

Northern and Southern Cooks Weather Bulletin issued from NWFC Nadi Apr 250005 UTC. A STRONG WIND WARNING REMAINS IN FORCE FOR WATERS OF SOUTHERN COOK. Situation: A trough of low pressure with associated cloud and showers lies slow moving to north of Southern Cooks. Meanwhile, a high pressure system to the far south directs a strong southeast wind flow over the group. A trough of low pressure lies slow moving just to the south of the group. Meanwhile, a moist easterly wind flow prevails over Northern Cooks. Forecast to midnight tomorrow for the Southern Cooks: Over waters: Southeast winds 20 to 25 knots. Rough seas. Moderate southerly swells. Over land: Moderate to fresh southeast winds. Occasional showers and isolated thunderstorms about the northern parts. Cloudy periods with brief showers elsewhere. Further outlook: Showers especially over the northern parts. For Rarotonga: Cloudy periods with brief showers. Further outlook: Brief showers. For the Northern Cooks: Some showers and possible thunderstorms over Suwarrow. Fine apart from brief showers elsewhere. Moderate easterly winds. Moderate to rough seas. Further outlook: Brief showers.