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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 032000 UTC. PART 1 : WARNING NIL. PARTS 2 AND 3 : SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST VALID UNTIL Mar 041800 UTC. LOW PRESSURE L1 [1002HPA] WAS ANALYSED NEAR 18.0S 162.0E AT 031800UTC. SLOW MOVING. POSITION POOR. LOW PRESSURE L2 [1002HPA] WAS ANALYSED NEAR 19.0S 168.0E AT 031800UTC. SLOW MOVING. POSITION POOR. LOW PRESSURE L3 [1011HPA] WAS ANALYSED NEAR 23.0S 137.0W AT 031800UTC. SLOW MOVING. POSITION POOR. TROUGH T1 19S 160E TO L1 TO 18S 166E TO L2 TO 21S 170E 22S 175E 23S 177W 25S 173W. T1 SLOW MOVING. POOR VISIBILITY IN PERIODS OF RAIN, HEAVY AT TIMES AND SQUALLY THUNDERSTORMS WITHIN 150 NAUTICAL MILES WEST OF 176E OF T1. ELSEWHERE, POOR VISIBILITY IN OCCASIONAL SHOWERS, HEAVY AT TIMES AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WITHIN 120 NAUTICAL MILES OF T1. TROUGH T2 12S 160E 16S 162E TO L1. T2 SLOW MOVING. POOR VISIBILITY IN PERIODS OF RAIN, HEAVY AT TIMES AND SQUALLY THUNDERSTORMS WITHIN 150 NAUTICAL MILES OF T2. TROUGH T3 05S 162E 08S 165E 13S 168E 16S 169E TO L2. T3 SLOW MOVING. POOR VISIBILITY IN OCCASIONAL RAIN, HEAVY AT TIMES AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WITHIN 150 NAUTICAL MILES OF T3. TROUGH T4 17S 164W 19S 156W 21S 152W 23S 149W 25S 147W. T4 SLOW MOVING. POOR VISIBILITY IN OCCASIONAL SHOWERS AND FEW THUNDERSTORMS WITHIN 100 NAUTICAL MILES OF T4. TROUGH T5 09S 165W 11S 158W 15S 148W 20S 140W TO L3. T5 SLOW MOVING. POOR VISIBILITY IN SOME SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WITHIN 100 NAUTICAL MILES OF T5. TROUGH T6 10S 168W 13S 164W 15S 162W. T6 SLOW MOVING. POOR VISIBILITY IN OCCASIONAL SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WITHIN 100 NAUTICAL MILES OF T6. IN THE AREA EAST OF 167E OF T3, EXPECT NORTHERLY WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. ROUGH TO VERY ROUGH SEAS. MODERATE NORTHWEST SWELLS.
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