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COASTAL WATER FORECASTS
WARNINGS

NB: FORECASTS ARE WITHIN 60 NAUTICAL MILES OR 111 KILOMETRES FROM THE COASTLINE.

PLEASE BE AWARE:
Wind and wave forecasts are averages. Wind gusts can be 40 per cent stronger than the forecast, and stronger still in squalls and thunderstorms. Maximum waves can be twice the forecast height.

WARNINGS: NIL.

WEATHER SITUATION AT 10:00 AM, Monday, November 18, 2019.
Southeast to Southwest winds.




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 1.5 METRES.
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10/20 KNOTS.
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.




WATERS OF EASTERN & WESTERN MILNE BAY ISLANDS

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




WATERS OF SAMARAI ISLAND TO CAPE VOGEL TO FINSCHAFFEN

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




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

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




WATERS OF LONG ISLAND TO MADANG TO BOGIA INCLUDING MANAM ISLAND

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




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

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




WATERS OF MANUS INCLUDING ALL ITS ISLANDS

SEAS 0.5 TO 1.3 METRES.
WEST TO SOUTHWEST WINDS 10/15 KNOTS.
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.




WATERS OF NEW IRELAND TO BOUGAINVILLE

SEAS 0.5 TO 1.3 METRES.
NORTHWEST TO NORTHEAST WINDS 10/15 KNOTS.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.




WATERS OF EAST/WEST NEW BRITAIN

SEAS 0.5 TO 1.5 METRES.
CLOCKWISE WINDS 10/20 KNOTS.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.

NB: Squally or gusty winds are expected to accompany areas with severe thunderstorms.




Valid as of:2019-11-18 06:20:24


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
NB: FORECASTS ARE OUTSIDE THE 60 NAUTICAL MILES OR 111 KILOMETRES FROM THE COASTLINE.

PLEASE BE AWARE:
Wind and wave forecasts are averages. Wind gusts can be 40 per cent stronger than the forecast, and stronger still in squalls and thunderstorms. Maximum waves can be twice the forecast height.

WARNING:


NIL.



SYNOPTIC SITUATION AT 10:00 AM (LOCAL) , 18/11/2019 (180001 UTC).

Southeast to Southwest winds.

OCEAN FORECASTS FOR PNG AREAS FOR 24 HOURS AT 02.00 PM (LOCAL).




CORAL SEA:

SEAS SLIGHT TO MODERATE.
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10/20 KNOTS.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.




SOLOMON SEA:

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




BISMARCK SEA:

SEAS SLIGHT TO MODERATE.
WEST TO SOUTHWEST WINDS 10/20 KNOTS.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.




PACIFIC OCEAN:

SEAS SLIGHT TO MODERATE.
WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS 10/20 KNOTS.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.

NB: Squally or gusty winds are expected to accompany areas with severe thunderstorms.




Valid as of:2019-11-18 06:15:30


SPECIAL FORECASTS
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