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Marine Weather Bulletin Issued from the National Weather Forecasting Centre Nadi at 5:30am on Saturday the 2nd of July 2016 A STRONG WIND WARNING IS NOW IN FORCE FOR KADAVU AND VATU-I-RA PASSAGES AND SOUTHWEST VITI LEVU, YASAWA AND MAMANUCA WATERS. Situation: A trough of low pressure lies slow moving over Fiji. It is expected to affect the group till Sunday. Forecast to midnight tonight for Fiji waters: For Kadavu and Vatu-I-Ra Passages, Southwest Viti Levu, Yasawa and Mamanuca Waters: Southeast winds 20 to 25 knots. Rough seas. Poor visibility in areas of heavy rain. Further outlook: Easterly winds 15 to 20 knots. Moderate to rough seas. For the rest of Fiji Waters: Northeast to southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Moderate to rough seas. Further outlook: Easterly winds 15 to 20 knots. Moderate to rough seas.

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