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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 Mar 222000 UTC. PART 1 : WARNING NIL. PARTS 2 AND 3 : SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST VALID UNTIL Mar 231800 UTC. LOW L [1010HPA] WAS ANALYSED NEAR 17.0S 160.0W SLOW MOVING. POSITION POOR. TROUGH T1 09S 160E 14S 170E 15S 178E SLOW MOVING. POOR VISIBILITY IN OCCASIONAL SHOWERS, HEAVY AT TIMES AND FEW THUNDERSTORMS WITHIN 180 NAUTICAL MILES OF T1. TROUGH T2 02S 171E 10S 175E 12S 180 11S 170W TO L TO 25S 160W. T2 SLOW MOVING. POOR VISIBILITY IN OCCASIONAL RAIN AND SQUALLY THUNDERSTORMS WITHIN 180 NAUTICAL MILES OF T2 IN THE AREA WEST OF 180. ELSEWHERE, POOR SOME SHOWERS AND POSSIBLE THUNDERSTORMS WITHIN 150 NAUTICAL MILES OF T2. TROUGH T3 09S 160W 15S 155W 20S 151W 25S 146W SLOW MOVING. POOR VISIBILITY IN OCCASIONAL SHOWERS AND FEW THUNDERSTORMS WITHIN 180 NAUTICAL MILES OF T3. IN THE AREA SOUTH OF 20S AND EAST OF 150W, EXPECT EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. ROUGH SEAS. IN THE AREA SOUTH OF 10S AND EAST OF 170W, EXPECT MODERATE SOUTH TO SOUTHEAST SWELLS. IN THE AREA NORTH OF 10S AND EAST OF 170W, EXPECT MODERATE NORTHERLY SWELLS.
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