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COASTAL WATER FORECASTS
WARNINGS

WARNINGS: STRONG WIND WARNING CURRENT FOR ALL COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTHERN PNG/INDONESIAN BORDER THRU TORRES STRAIT AND DARU TO KIWAI ISLAND TO KEREMA TO YULE ISLAND TO HOOD POINT TO ALL MILNE BAY ISLANDS TO FINSCHAFFEN THRU VITIAZ/DAMPIER STRAIT TO SIASSI/LONG ISLAND TO MADANG TO BOGIA AND WEST NEW BRITAIN INCLUDING CORAL SEA.

WEATHER SITUATION:

Southeasterly trade flow across most of area.




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 2.5 TO 3.0 METRES.
SOUTHEAST WINDS 25/34 KNOTS.
ISOLATED SHOWERS.




WATERS OF EASTERN & WESTERN MILNE BAY ISLANDS

SEAS 2.0 TO 2.5 METRES, RISING TO 3.0 METRES.
SOUTHEAST WINDS 20/25 KNOTS, REACHING 34 KKNOTS AT TIMES.
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.




WATERS OF SAMARAI ISLAND TO CAPE VOGEL TO FINSCHAFFEN

SEAS 2.0 TO 2.5 METRES, RISING TO 3.0 METRES.
SOUTHEAST WINDS 20/25 KNOTS, REACHING 34 KNOTS AT TIMES.
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.




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

SEAS 2.5 TO 3.0 METRES.
SOUTHEAST WINDS 25/34 KNOTS.
ISOLATED SHOWERS.




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

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




WATERS OF MANUS AND ITS WESTERN GROUP OF ISLANDS:

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




WATERS OF WEST NEW BRITAIN:

SEAS 2.5 TO 3.0 METRES.
SOUTHEAST WINDS 25/34 KNOTS.
ISOLATED SHOWERS.




WATERS OF EAST NEW BRITAIN TO NEW IRELAND AND BOUGAINVILLE:

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




Valid as of:2018-06-20 13:25:52


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:

STRONG WIND WARNING ISSUED FOR CORAL SEA.



SYNOPTIC SITUATION AT 04:00 PM (LOCAL) 20/06/2018 (200600 UTC)

Southeasterly trade flow across most of the area.

OCEAN FORECASTS FOR PNG AREAS FOR 24 HOURS FROM 08:00 PM (LOCAL).




CORAL SEA:

SEAS ROUGH.
SOUTHEAST WINDS 25/34 KNOTS.
ISOLATED SHOWERS.




SOLOMON SEA:

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




BISMARCK SEA:

SEAS SLIGHT TO RATHER ROUGH.
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10/25 KNOTS.
ISOLATED SHOWERS.




PACIFIC OCEAN:

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




Valid as of:2018-06-20 13:22:15


SPECIAL FORECASTS
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