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National Weather Service

COASTAL WATER FORECASTS
WARNINGS

WARNINGS: NIL.



WATERS OF EASTERN & WESTERN MILNE BAY ISLANDS

SEAS 0.5 TO 1.5 METRES. SOUTHEAST TO SOUTHWEST WINDS 10/20 KNOTS. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.



WATERS OF SAMARAI ISLAND TO CAPE VOGEL TO FINSCHAFFEN

SEAS 0.5 TO 1.0 METRES. SOUTHEAST WINDS 05/10 KNOTS. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS



WATERS OF FINSCHAFFEN THROUGH VITIAZ STRAIT/DAMPIER STRAIT INCLUDING SIASSI ISLANDS TO LONG ISLAND

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



WATERS OF LONG ISLAND TO MADANG TO BOGIA INCLUDING MANAM ISLAND

SEAS 0.5 TO 1.0 METRES. NORTHWEST WINDS 05/10 KNOTS. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS



WATERS OF BOGIA TO WEWAK TO AITAPE TO VANIMO AND NORTHERN PNG/INDONESIAN BORDER

SEAS 0.5 TO 1.0 METRES. NORTHWEST WINDS 05/10 KNOTS. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS



WATERS OF MANUS INCLUDING ALL ITS ISLANDS

SEAS 0.5 TO 1.0 METRES. SOUTHWEST WINDS 05/10 KNOTS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.



WATERS OF NEW BRITAIN TO NEW IRELAND TO BOUGAINVILLE:

SEAS 0.5 TO 1.0 METRES. SOUTHEAST TO SOUTHWEST WINDS 05/10 KNOTS. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.



Valid as of:2017-11-17 05:40:19


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
WARNING: NIL.

FORECAST FOR THE OCEAN WATERS OF PAPUA NEW GUINEA FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS FROM 08:00 AM AS ISSUED BY PAPUA NEW GUINEA NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE. 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 04:00 AM (LOCAL) 17/11/2017 (161800 UTC)

SOUTHEAST TO SOUTHWEST WINDS PERSIST OVER FORECASTS WATERS.



CORAL SEA:

SEAS RATHER ROUGH. SOUTHEAST WINDS 20/25 KNOTS. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS



SOLOMON SEA:

SEAS SLIGHT TO MODERATE. SOUTHEAST WINDS 10/20 KNOTS. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.



BISMARCK SEA:

SEAS SMOOTH. NORTHWEST TO SOUTHWEST WINDS 05/10 KNOTS. ISOLATED SHOWERS.



PACIFIC OCEAN:

SEAS SMOOTH. SOUTHEAST TO SOUTHWEST WINDS 05/10 KNOTS. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.



Valid as of:2017-11-17 05:38:31


SPECIAL FORECASTS
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