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FUA’AMOTU WEATHER FORECASTING CENTRE.
WEATHER BULLETIN ISSUED AT 06:00AM MONDAY 20 FEBRUARY 2017
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SPOT WEATHER REPORT FROM THE MAIN ISLAND CENTRES AT 7AM TODAY
WARNINGS
A HEAVY RAIN WARNING IS NOW INFORCE FOR THE NIUAS.
A FLASH FLOOD WARNING IS NOW INFORCE FOR THE NIUAS LOW LYING AREAS AND COASTAL AREAS.

A STRONG WIND WARNING PREVIOUSLY INFORCE FOR TONGATAPU AND ‘EUA LAND AREAS IS NOW CANCELLED.

SITUATION
A TROUGH LIES SLOW MOVING TO THE WEST OF TONGA. ASSOCIATED CLOUDS WITH OCASSIONAL SHOWERS MAY AFFECT PARTS OF THE GROUP.
FORECAST TO MIDNIGHT TONIGHT FOR TONGA
FOR TONGATAPU AND ‘EUA:
MODERATE TO FRESH EAST EAST WINDS.
CLOUDY PERIODS WITH POSSIBLE SCATTERED SHOWERS.

FOR VAVA’U AND HA’APAI:
LIGHT TO MODERATE EAST TO NORTHEAST WINDS.
MOSTLY CLOUDY AND OVERCAST WITH OCCASSIONAL SHOWERS.
FOR THE NIUAS:
LIGHT TO MODERATE WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS, FRESH AT TIMES.
MOSTLY CLOUDY AND OVERCAST WITH OCCASSIONAL SHOWERS POSSIBLY HEAVY AT TIMES WITH ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. .

OUTLOOK FOR TUESDAY
FOR THE NIUAS:
STRONG WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS GUSTY AT TIMES.
MOSTLY CLOUDY AND OVERCAST WITH OCCASSIONAL SHOWERS POSSIBLY HEAVY AT TIMES WITH ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. .

FOR VAVA’U, HA’APAI,
MODERATE EAST WINDS.MOSTLY CLOUDY AND OVERCAST WITH OCCASSIONAL SHOWERS POSSIBLY   HEAVY AT TIMES WITH ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. .

FOR TONGATAPU AND ‘EUA:
MODERATE EAST TO NORTHEAST WINDS.
CLOUDY PERIODS WITH OCCASSIONAL SHOWERS.

TEMPERATURE FORECAST FOR NUKU’ALOFA
MAXIMUM FOR TODAY               :   29C
MINIMUM FOR TONIGHT               :   23C
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MARINE WEATHER BULLETIN
WARNINGS
A GALE WARNING PREVIOUSLY INFORCE FOR TONGATAPU, ‘EUA,TELE-KI-TONGA AND TELE-KI-TOKELAU COASTAL WATERS IS NOW CANCELLED.
FORECAST TO MIDNIGHT TONIGHT FOR ALL TONGA COASTAL WATERS
FOR TONGATAPU, ‘EUA,TELE-KI-TONGA AND TELE-KI-TOKELAU COASTAL WATERS:
EAST TO NORTHEAST WINDS 15-20 KNOTS, RISING UP TO 25 KNOTS AT TIMES.
MODERATE TO ROUGH SEAS. A MODERATE EASTERLY SWELL.

FOR VAVA’U AND HA’APAI COASTAL WATERS:
EAST TO NORTHEAST WINDS 10-15 KNOTS , RISING UP TO 20 KNOTS AT TIMES.
MODERATE TO ROUGH SEAS. A MODERATE NORTHEAST SWELL.

FOR NIUA COASTAL WATERS:
WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS 10-15 KNOTS,RISING UP TO 20 KNOTS AT TIMES.
ROUGH SEAS.A MODERATE NORTHWEST SWELL

OUTLOOK FOR TUESDAY
FOR THE NIUAS COASTAL WATERS:
WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS 25-30 KNOTS RISING UP TO 35-40 KNOTS AT TIMES.
ROUGH SEAS. A MODERATE TO HEAVY NORTHWEST SWELL.

FOR VAVA’U AND HA’APAI COASTAL WATERS:
EAST TO NORTHEAST WINDS 10-15 KNOTS, RISING UP TO 20 KNOTS AT TIMES.
ROUGH SEAS. MODERATE TO HEAVY NORTHWEST SWELL.

FOR TONGTAPU, ‘EUA, TELE-KI-TONGA AND TELE-KI-TOKELAU COASTAL WATERS:
EAST WINDS 15-20 KNOTS AND RISING UP TO 25 KNOTS AT TIMES.
ROUGH SEAS. A MODERATE TO HEAVY SOUTHEAST SWELL.

TIDE PREDICTION
NUKUA’ALOFA:                                                         VAVA’U:
LOW TIDE :   08:25AM                                               LOW TIDE:       08:15AM
HIGH TIDE:     02:40PM                                               HIGH TIDE:     02:30PM
SUN AND MOON
SUNSET           :       07:15PM
MOONSET     :       02:05PM
THE MEAN SEA LEVEL PRESSURE RECORDED AT FUA’AMOTU AIRPORT AT 06:00AM WAS 1008.5 MILLIBARS AND THE RELATIVE HUMIDITY WAS 88%
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FCD:       NH/SUT/=                         CRS:     UV/HT/=
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