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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 Feb 052000 UTC. PART 1 : WARNING NIL PARTS 2 AND 3 : SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST VALID UNTIL Feb 061800 UTC. LOW PRESSURE L1 CENTER [1002HPA] WAS ANALYSED NEAR 11.0S 160.0E AT 051800UTC. SLOW MOVING. POSITION POOR. TROUGH T1 18S 160E 21S 163E 20S 167E 19S 173E 20S 178E 22S 177W 24S 174W 25S 172W. T1 SLOW MOVING. POOR VISIBILITY IN OCCASIONAL RAIN, HEAVY AT TIMES AND FEW THUNDERSTORMS WITHIN 100 NAUTICAL MILES OF T1. TROUGH T2 05S 160E 07S 161E 10S 162E 11S 162E SLOW MOVING. POOR VISIBILITY IN OCCASIONAL RAIN, HEAVY AT TIMES AND FEW THUNDERSTORMS WITHIN 120 NAUTICAL MILES OF T2. TROUGH T3 06S 168E 08S 167E 11S 165E 13S 161E SLOW MOVING. POOR VISIBILITY IN OCCASIONAL SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WITHIN 080 NAUTICAL MILES OF T3. TROUGH T4 16S 175W 20S 171W 22S 169W 25S 168W SLOW MOVING. POOR VISIBILITY IN OCCASIONAL RAIN, HEAVY AT TIMES AND FEW THUNDERSTORMS WITHIN 120 NAUTICAL MILES OF T4. TROUGH T5 08S 174E 09S 179W 10S 173W 11S 170W 15S 164W 20S 162W 22S 161W 25S 161W. POOR VISIBILITY IN OCCASIONAL SHOWERS, HEAVY AT TIMES AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WITHIN 120 NAUTICAL MILES OF T5. WITHIN 100 NAUTICAL MILES OF T3, EXPECT NORTHERLY WINDS UP TO 30 KNOTS. ROUGH TO VERY ROUGH SEAS. MODERATE NORTHERLY SWELLS. IN THE AREA EAST OF 167W, EXPECT SOUTHWEST TO NORTHWESTERLY WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. ROUGH TO VERY ROUGH SEAS.
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