FUA'AMOTU WEATHER FORECASTING CENTRE
WEATHER BULLETIN ISSUED AT 07:00PM THURSDAY 09 JULY 2020
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WARNING FOR LAND AREAS
NIL
SITUATION
A weak trough lies over Ha'apai, Tongatapu and 'Eua. Meanwhile, another trough is approaching the Niuas from East expected by tomorrow. Associated clouds with scattered showers may affect some part of the Group tonight and tomorrow.
FORECAST TO MIDNIGHT TOMORROW FOR TONGA
FOR NIUAS AND VAVA'U:
Light to moderate Southeasterly winds, fresh at times by tomorrow.
Mainly fine but becoming cloudy for Niuatoputapu tonight with a developing showers and with Niuafo'ou by tomorrow.


FOR HA'APAI, TONGATAPU AND 'EUA:
Light to moderate East to Southeasterly winds, fresh at times by tomorrow.
Cloudy periods with a possible scattered showers.
OUTLOOK FOR SATURDAY
FOR NIUAS:
Moderate East to Southeast winds, fresh to strong at times.
Mostly cloudy with a possible occasional showers.


FOR THE REST OF TONGA:
Moderate East to Southeast winds, fresh at times.
Cloudy periods with possible scattered showers.
TEMPERATURE FORECAST FOR NUKU'ALOFA
MAXIMUM FOR TOMORROW : 25C
MINIMUM FOR TONIGHT : 22C
MARINE WEATHER BULLETIN
WARNINGS FOR COASTAL WATERS
A STRONG WIND WARNING AND SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAIN INFORCE FOR HA'APAI COASTAL WATERS.
FORECAST TO MIDNIGHT TOMORROW FOR TONGA COASTAL WATERS
FOR HA'APAI COASTAL WATERS:
East to Southeasterly winds 15-20 knots, rising up to 25-30 knots at times.
Moderate seas (up to 2.5 meters).


FOR THE REST OF TONGA COASTAL WATERS:
East to Southeasterly winds 10-15 knots, rising up to 20 knots at times.
Moderate seas (up to 2.5 meters).
OUTLOOK FOR SATURDAY
FOR ALL TONGA COASTAL WATERS:
East to Southeast winds 15-20 knots, rising up to 25 knots at times.
Moderate to rough seas (up to 3.0 meters).
TIDE PREDICTION
HIGH TIDE : 11:15PM (TONIGHT)
LOW TIDE : 05:15AM (TOMORROW)
SUN AND MOON
SUNRISE : 07:18AM (TOMORROW)
MOONRISE : 09:53PM (TONIGHT)
THE MEAN SEA LEVEL PRESSURE RECORDED AT FUA'AMOTU AIRPORT AT 07:00PM WAS 1017.2 MILLIBARS AND THE RELATIVE HUMIDITY WAS 80%.
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