PAPUA NEW GUINEA GOVERNMENT

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COASTAL WATER FORECASTS
WARNINGS

WARNINGS: NIL.

WEATHER SITUATION:
Southeast winds flow, tending Southwest winds over the Northern Regions 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.
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10/15 KNOTS.
ISOLATED SHOWERS.




WATERS OF EASTERN & WESTERN MILNE BAY ISLANDS

SEAS 1.0 TO 2.0 METRES.
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15/25 KNOTS.
ISOLATED SHOWERS.




WATERS OF SAMARAI ISLAND TO CAPE VOGEL TO FINSCHAFFEN

SEAS 1.0 TO 2.0 METRES.
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15/25 KNOTS.
ISOLATED SHOWERS.




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

SEAS 1.0 TO 2.0 METRES.
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15/25 KNOTS.
ISOLATED SHOWERS.




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

SEAS 0.5 TO 1.0 METRES.
SOUTHEAST TO SOUTHWEST WINDS 10/15 KNOTS.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.




WATERS OF MANUS AND ITS WESTERN GROUP OF ISLANDS:

SEAS 0.5 TO 1.3 METRES.
SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS 10/15 KNOTS, WITH GUSTS.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.




WATERS OF NEW IRELAND TO EAST NEW BRITAIN TO BOUGAINVILLE:

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




WATERS OF WEST NEW BRITAIN:

SEAS 1.0 TO 2.0 METRES.
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15/25 KNOTS.
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.




Valid as of:2018-11-17 05:44:19


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 04:00 AM (LOCAL) 17/11/2018 (161800 UTC)

Southeast winds flow, tending Southwest winds over the Northern Regions of the country.

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




CORAL SEA:

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




SOLOMON SEA:

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




BISMARCK SEA:

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




PACIFIC OCEAN:

SEAS SLIGHT.
SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS 10/15 KNOTS.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.




Valid as of:2018-11-17 05:41:10


SPECIAL FORECASTS
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