FUA'AMOTU WEATHER FORECASTING CENTRE
WEATHER BULLETIN ISSUED AT 07:00PM TUESDAY 19 MARCH 2019
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WARNING
NIL
SITUATION
A WEAK TROUGH LIES SLOW MOVING BETWEEN VAVA'U AND THE NIUAS. ASSOCIATED CLOUDS WITH SHOWERS MAY AFFECT THE NIUAS AND SOME PARTS OF THE GROUPS. MEANWHILE, A SOUTH TO SOUTHEAST WINDFLOW PREVAILS OVER MOST PART OF TONGA.
FORECAST TO MIDNIGHT TOMORROW FOR TONGA
FOR THE NIUAS:
LIGHT SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS. BECOMING EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS BY TOMORROW MORNING.
MAINLY FINE APART FROM CLOUDY PERIODS WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS.


FOR THE REST OF TONGA:
LIGHT TO MODERATE SOUTH TO SOUTHEAST WINDS, VARIABLE AT TIMES.
MAINLY FINE APART FROM CLOUDY PERIODS WITH POSSIBLE ISOLATED SHOWERS.
OUTLOOK FOR THURSDAY
FOR THE NIUAS:
LIGHT TO MODERATE EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS, VARIABLE AT TIMES.
CLOUDY PERIODS WITH POSSIBLE SCATTERED SHOWERS.


FOR THE REST OF TONGA:
LIGHT TO MODERATE EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS, VARIABLE AT TIMES.
MAINLY FINE APART FROM CLOUDY PERIODS WITH POSSIBLE ISOLATED SHOWERS.
TEMPERATURE FORECAST FOR NUKU'ALOFA
MAXIMUM FOR TODAY : 31C
MINIMUM FOR TONIGHT : 22C
MARINE WEATHER BULLETIN
WARNINGS
NIL
FORECAST TO MIDNIGHT TOMORROW FOR ALL TONGA COASTAL WATERS
FOR THE NIUAS COASTAL WATERS:
SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS 10-15 KNOTS. BECOMING EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS BY TOMORROW MORNING.
SLIGHT TO MODERATE SEAS.


FOR THE REST OF TONGA COASTAL WATERS:
SOUTH TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 10-15 KNOTS, VARIABLE UP TO 10 KNOTS AT TIMES. .
SLIGHT TO MODERATE SEAS. A MODERATE SOUTHEASTERLY SWELLS.
OUTLOOK FOR THURSDAY
FOR THE NIUAS COASTAL WATERS:
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 10-15 KNOTS, VARIABLE UP TO 10 KNOTS AT TIMES.
SLIGHT TO MODERATE SEAS.


FOR THE REST OF TONGA COASTAL WATERS:
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 10-15 KNOTS.
SLIGHT TO MODERATE SEAS. A MODERATE SOUTHERLY SWELL.
TIDE PREDICTION
LOW TIDE : 12:20AM (EARLY TOMORROW MORNING)
HIGH TIDE : 06:35AM (TOMORROW MORNING)
SUN AND MOON
MOONSET : 04:15AM (TOMORROW)
SUNRISE : 06:43AM (TOMORROW)
THE MEAN SEA LEVEL PRESSURE RECORDED AT FUA'AMOTU AIRPORT AT 07:00PM WAS 1010.8 MILLIBARS AND THE RELATIVE HUMIDITY WAS 87%.
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FCD: LF/PK/= CRS: FL/=