Kiribati Weather

Kiribati and Banaba Weather Bulletin issued from NWFC Nadi Jul 191409 UTC. A STRONG WIND WARNING REMAINS IN FORCE FOR WATERS OF PHOENIX ISLANDS AND SOUTHERN LINE ISLANDS. Situation: The Inter-Tropical Convergence Zone [ITCZ] lies to the north of Western Kiribati. A trough of low pressure affects Western Kiribati. Meanwhile, a moist easterly wind flow prevails over the group. Forecast to midnight tonight for Kiribati For Phoenix Islands and Southern Line Islands: Over waters: Easterly winds 20 to 25 knots. Over land: Moderate to fresh easterly winds, gusty at times. Rough seas. For the rest of Kiribati: Moderate to fresh easterly winds. Moderate to rough seas. Western Kiribati: Cloudy periods with brief showers. Northern Line Islands : Cloudy periods with some showers and possible isolated thunderstorms about Palmyra and Fanning. Fine elsewhere. Southern Line Islands : Fine apart from brief showers. Phoenix Islands : Fine apart from brief showers. Further outlook: Western Kiribati: Cloudy periods with some showers and isolated thunderstorms. Northern Line: Cloudy periods with some showers and possible isolated thunderstorms about Palmyra Island. Fine apart from brief showers elsewhere. Southern Line Islands : Fine apart from brief showers. Phoenix Islands : Cloudy periods with some showers. For Tarawa: Cloudy periods with brief showers. Further outlook: Cloudy periods with some showers and isolated thunderstorms. For Banaba: Situation: A moist easterly wind flow prevails over Banaba. Fine apart from brief showers. Moderate to fresh easterly winds. Moderate to rough seas. Further outlook: Fine apart from brief showers.
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