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COASTAL WATER FORECASTS
WARNINGS

YULE ISLAND TO HOOD POINT TO EASTERN AND WESTERN MILNE BAY ISLANDS, INCLUDING SAMARAI ISLAND TO CAPE VOGEL TO FINSCHAFFEN THRU VITIAZ /DAMPIER STRAITS TO SIASSI ISLANDS TO LONG ISLAND TO NEW BRITAIN TO NAMATANAI AND BOUGAINVILLE.

WEATHER SITUATION:
Trough 06S142E to low [1] 1004hPa near 06S154E to [2] 1006 hPa near 11S161E to 11S170E.




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 1.5 TO 2.5 METRES.
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15/25 KNOTS, WITH STRONGER GUSTS REACHING 34 KNOTS.
ISOLATED SHOWERS.




WATERS OF EASTERN & WESTERN MILNE BAY ISLANDS

SEAS 2.0 TO 3.0 METRES.
SOUTHEAST WINDS 25/34 KNOTS WITH GUSTS.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.




WATERS OF SAMARAI ISLAND TO CAPE VOGEL TO FINSCHAFFEN

SEAS 1.5 TO 2.5 METRES.
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15/25 KNOTS.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.




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

SEAS 1.5 TO 2.5 METRES.
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15/25 KNOTS.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.




WATERS OF LONG ISLAND TO MADANG TO BOGIA INCLUDING MANAM ISLAND

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




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

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




WATERS OF MANUS AND ITS WESTERN GROUP OF ISLANDS TO NEW IRELAND:

SEAS 1.5 TO 2.5 METRES.
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15/25 KNOTS, INCREASING TO 34 KNOTS OVER NAMATANAI.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.




WATERS OF NEW BRITAIN TO BOUGAINVILLE:

SEAS 2.5 TO 3.0 METRES.
SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS 25/34 KNOTS.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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




Valid as of:2018-09-25 10:23:31


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
WARNINGS:

NIL.



SYNOPTIC SITUATION AT 10:00 AM (LOCAL) 25/09/2018 (250001 UTC)

Trough 06S142E to low [1] 1004hPa near 06S154E to [2] 1006 hPa near 11S161E to 11S170E.

OCEAN FORECASTS FOR PNG AREAS FOR 24 HOURS FROM 02:00 PM (LOCAL).




CORAL SEA:

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




SOLOMON SEA:

SEAS ROUGH.
SOUTH TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 25/34 KNOTS, WITH GUSTS REACHING 48 KNOTS.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.




BISMARCK SEA:

SEAS SLIGHT TO RATHER ROUGH.
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15/25 KNOTS.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.




PACIFIC OCEAN:

SEAS ROUGH.
SOUTHWESTERLY WINDS 25/34 KNOTS.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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




Valid as of:2018-09-25 10:13:57


SPECIAL FORECASTS
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