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COASTAL WATER FORECASTS
WARNINGS

NIL. PLEASE BE AWARE Please be aware, winds can be a further 40 percent stronger than the averages given here, and maximum waves may be up to twice the height. WEATHER SITUATION: South to Southwest, tending clockwise to Northwest winds flows over the country, tending variable at times WEATHER SITUATION: South to Southwest, tending clockwise to Northwest winds flows over the country, tending variable at times



WATERS OF SOUTHERN PNG/INDONESIAN BORDER THRU TORRES STRAIT TO DARU TO KIWAI ISLAND TO KEREMA TO YULE ISLAND TO HOOD POINT TO SAMARAI ISLAND

SEAS 0.5 TO 1.3 METRES. WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS 10/15 KNOTS. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS, WITH RAIN AREAS.



WATERS OF YULE ISLAND TO HOOD POINT TO SAMARAI ISLAND:

SEAS 0.5 TO 1.3 METRES. WEST TO NORTHWEST, TENDING NORTHEAST WINDS 10/15 KNOTS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.



WATERS OF EASTERN & WESTERN MILNE BAY ISLANDS

SEAS 0.5 TO 1.0 METRES. NORTHEAST TO EASTERLY, TENDING SOUTHERLY WINDS 10/15 KNOTS. ISOLATED SHOWERS



WATERS OF SAMARAI ISLAND TO CAPE VOGEL TO FINSCHAFFEN:

SEAS 0.5 TO 1.3 METRES. EAST TO SOUTHEAST, TENDING SOUTHERLY WINDS 10/15 KNOTS. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS, WITH RAIN AREAS.



WATERS OF FINSCHAFFEN THRU VITIAZ /DAMPIER STRAITS TO SIASSI ISLANDS TO LONG ISLAND:

SEAS 0.5 TO 1.5 METRES. SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST, TENDING NORTHWEST WINDS 10/15 KNOTS. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS, WITH RAIN AREAS.



WATERS OF LONG ISLAND TO MADANG TO BOGIA TO WEWAK TO AITAPE TO VANIMO TO NORTHERN PNG / INDONESIAN BORDER:

SEAS 0.5 TO 1.3 METRES. WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS 10/15 KNOTS. ISOLATED SHOWERS



WATERS OF MANUS AND ITS WESTERN GROUP OF ISLANDS:

SEAS 0.5 TO 1.3 METRES. WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS 10/15 KNOTS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.



WATERS OF NEW IRELAND TO EAST/WEST NEW BRITAIN TO BOUGAINVILLE:

SEAS 0.5 TO 1.5 METRES. SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS 10/15 KNOTS. ISOLATED SHOWERS. NB: Squally or gusty winds are expected to accompany areas with severe thunderstorms NNNN



Valid as of:2018-12-11 12:09:36


NB:
  • Coastal Water Forecasts are only valid within 60 nautical miles or 111 Kilometres (1 Degree) from the shoreline as shown from the coastal region map above.
  • Any warning areas beyond 111km from the shoreline are captured in the Ocean Water Forecasts provided below.
  • Squally or gusty winds are expected to accompany thunderstorms (Microbursts).
OCEAN WATER FORECASTS
WARNINGS:

NIL. PLEASE BE AWARE: Please be aware, winds can be a further 40 percent stronger than the averages given here, and maximum waves may be up to twice the height.



SYNOPTIC SITUATION AT 10:00 AM (LOCAL) 11/12/2018 (110001 UTC)

South to Southwest, tending clockwise to Northwest winds flows over the country, tending variable at times.. FORECAST FOR THE OCEAN WATERS OF PAPUA NEW GUINEA FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS FROM 02:00 PM AS ISSUED BY PAPUA NEW GUINEA NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.



CORAL SEA:

SEAS SLIGHT. WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS 10/15 KNOTS SCATTERED SHOWERS. AND THUNDERSTORMS.



SOLOMON SEA:

SEAS SLIGHT. SOUTHWEST TO WESTERLY WINDS 10/15 KNOTS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.



BISMARCK SEA:

SEAS SLIGHT. WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS 10/15 KNOTS. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.



PACIFIC OCEAN:

SEAS SLIGHT. SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS 10/15 KNOTS. ISOLATED SHOWERS. NB: Squally or gusty winds are expected to accompany areas with severe thunderstorms. NNNN



Valid as of:2018-12-11 12:05:46


SPECIAL FORECASTS
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