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OCEAN WATER FORECASTS
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NIL. 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.



SYNOPTIC SITUATION AT 04:00 AM (LOCAL) 28/11/2020 (271800 UTC).

• Another trough extends from Papua New Guinea. across the northern parts of the Coral Sea. A couple of weak lows and an eddy are located within the trough. • Northwest to Northeast tending Southeasterly airflow. FORECAST FOR THE OCEAN WATERS OF PAPUA NEW GUINEA FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS AT 08:00 AM AS ISSUED BY PAPUA NEW GUINEA NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE. NB: FORECASTS ARE OUTSIDE THE 60 NAUTICAL MILES OR 111 KILOMETRES FROM THE COASTLINE.



CORAL SEA:

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



SOLOMON SEA:

SEAS SLIGHT. NORTHEAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS OF 10/15 KNOTS. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.



BISMARCK SEA:

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



PACIFIC OCEAN:

SEAS SLIGHT TO MODERATE. NORTHEAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS OF 10/20 KNOTS. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. NB: Squally or gusty winds are expected to accompany areas with Severe Thunderstorms. NNNN



Valid as of:2020-11-28 06:23:45


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