FUA'AMOTU WEATHER FORECASTING CENTRE
WEATHER BULLETIN ISSUED AT 07:00PM TUESDAY 16 JULY 2019
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WARNING
NIL
SITUATION
A weak trough lies slow moving over the Vava'u and Ha'apai. This trough is expected to moving eastwards away from the group by tomorrow morning. Associated cloudy with occasional showers may affect Vava'u and Ha'apai tonight.
FORECAST TO MIDNIGHT TOMORROW FOR TONGA
FOR THE NIUAS:
Light to moderate East to Northeast winds. Becoming East to Southeast winds about tomorrow.
Mainly fine, apart from cloudy periods with isolated showers.


FOR VAVA'U AND HA'APAI:
Light to moderate North to Northeast winds, variable at times tonight. Becoming West to Southwest winds about tomorrow morning. Cloudy periods with occasional showers developing this evening and tomorrow morning. Possible fog during night time and ease by tomorrow morning.

FOR TONGATAPU AND 'EUA:
Light to moderate North to Northwest winds variable at times. Becoming west to southwest winds by early tomorrow morning. Mainly fine apart from cloudy periods with possible scattered showers. Possible fog during night time.
OUTLOOK FOR THURSDAY
FOR ALL OF TONGA:
Light to moderate South to Southeast winds.
Mainly fine, apart from cloudy periods with isolated showers.
TEMPERATURE FORECAST FOR NUKU'ALOFA
MAXIMUM FOR TOMORROW : 26C
MINIMUM FOR TONIGHT : 19C
MARINE WEATHER BULLETIN
WARNINGS
THE STRONG WIND WARNING AND SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY PREVIOUSLY INFORCES FOR TONGATAPU, 'EUA, TELE-KI-TONGA AND TELE-KI-TOKELAU COASTAL WATERS ARE NOW CANCELLED.
FORECAST TO MIDNIGHT TOMORROW FOR ALL TONGA COASTAL WATERS
FOR THE NIUAS COASTAL WATERS:
East to Northeast winds 10-15 knots. Becoming East to Southeast winds about tomorrow.
Slight to Moderate seas (up to 1.5 Meters). A moderate Easterly swell (up to 2 Meters).


FOR VAVA'U AND HA'APAI COASTAL WATERS:
North to Northeast winds 10-15 knots. Becoming West to Southwest winds about tomorrow morning. Slight to Moderate seas (up to 1.5 Meters). A moderate Northeasterly swell (up to 2 Meters).

FOR TONGATAPU, 'EUA, TELE-KI-TONGA AND TELE-KI-TOKELAU COASTAL WATERS:
North to Northwest winds 10-15 knots, rising up to 20 knots at times. Becoming west to Southwest winds by early tomorrow morning. Moderate seas (up to 2 Meters). A moderate southwesterly swell (up to 2 Meters).
OUTLOOK FOR THURSDAY
FOR ALL OF TONGA COASTAL WATERS:
South to Southeast winds 10-15 knots.
Slight to Moderate seas (up to 1.5 Meters). A moderate Southwesterly swell (1.5 to 2.5 Meters).
TIDE PREDICTION
HIGH TIDE : 07:45PM (THIS EVENING)
LOW TIDE : 01:30AM (TOMORROW MORNING)
SUN AND MOON
MOONSET : 07:15AM (TOMORROW MORNING)
SUNRISE : 07:17AM (TOMORROW MORNING)
THE MEAN SEA LEVEL PRESSURE RECORDED AT FUA'AMOTU AIRPORT AT 07:00PM WAS 1012.5 MILLIBARS AND THE RELATIVE HUMIDITY WAS 94%.
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