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South West Pacific Marine

MARINE WEATHER BULLETIN FOR ISLANDS AREA EQUATOR TO 25S BETWEEN 160E AND 120W. ISSUED BY FIJI METEOROLOGICAL SERVICE Aug 172000 UTC. PART 1 : WARNING NIL. PARTS 2 AND 3 : SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST VALID UNTIL Aug 181800 UTC. LOW PRESSURE L [1007HPA] WAS ANALYSED NEAR 09.0S 173.2E AT 171800UTC. POSITION POOR. SLOW MOVING. CONVERGENCE ZONE CZ EQT 175E TO 05S 177W TO L CZ SLOW MOVING. POOR VISIBILITY IN OCCASIONAL SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WITHIN 100 NAUTICAL MILES OF CZ. TROUGH T1 08S 157W 20S 159W 25S 160W SLOW MOVING. OCCASIONAL SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WITHIN 120 NAUTICAL MILES OF T1. TROUGH T2 05S 160E TO L TO 15S 179W 20S 167W 25S 160W. T1 SLOW MOVING. POOR VISIBILITY IN OCCASIONAL SHOWERS, HEAVY AT TIMES AND FEW THUNDERSTORMS WITHIN 160 NAUTICAL MILES OF T2. IN THE AREA SOUTH OF 15S AND WEST OF 180, EXPECT SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. ROUGH SEAS. MODERATE SOUTHEAST SWELLS. IN THE AREA SOUTH OF 16S AND BETWEEN 170W AND 135W, EXPECT MODERATE TO HEAVY SOUTHERLY SWELLS. IN THE AREA SOUTH OF 15S AND EAST OF 135W, EXPECT MODERATE SOUTHERLY SWELLS.
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