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COASTAL WATER FORECASTS
WARNINGS

NIL.

WEATHER SITUATION:
Trough lies along the South-coast of the Country.




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.
NORTHEAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 10/15 KNOTS.
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.




WATERS OF EASTERN & WESTERN MILNE BAY ISLANDS

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




WATERS OF SAMARAI ISLAND TO CAPE VOGEL TO FINSCHAFFEN

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




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

SEAS 0.5 TO 1.3 METRES.
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10/15 KNOTS, TENDING SOUTHWEST OVER NORTHWEST OF BOGIA.
SCATTERED HOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.




WATERS OF MANUS AND ITS WESTERN GROUP OF ISLANDS:

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




WATERS OF NEW IRELAND TO NEW BRITAIN TO BOUGAINVILLE:

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

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




Valid as of:2018-01-17 08:39:01


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:

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SYNOPTIC SITUATION AT 10.00 AM (LOCAL) 15/01/2018 (170001 UTC)

Trough lies along the South-coast of the Country.

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




CORAL SEA:

SEAS SLIGHT.
SOUTHEAST TO NORTHEAST WINDS 10/15 KNOTS.
ISOLATED SHOWERS.




SOLOMON SEA:

SEAS SLIGHT.
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10/15 KNOTS.
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.




BISMARCK SEA:

SEAS SLIGHT.
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10/15 KNOTS, TENDING SOUTHWEST OVER WEST OF 145ÂșE.
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.




PACIFIC OCEAN:

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

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




Valid as of:2018-01-17 08:53:38


SPECIAL FORECASTS
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