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COASTAL WATER FORECASTS
WARNINGS

1.GALE FORCE WIND WARNING CURRENT FOR ALL INLAND AND COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTHERN PNG/INDONESIAN BORDER THRU TORRES STRAIT AND WESTERN PROVINCE. 2. 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 AROMA COAST, INCLUDING FINSCHAFFEN THRU VITIAZ STRAIT/SIASSI ISLANDS TO LONG ISLAND TO MADANG TO BOGIA TO WEWAK TO AITAPE TO VANIMO AND NORTHERN PNG/INDONESIAN BORDER TO MANUS AND ITS WESTERN GROUP OF ISLANDS TO WEST NEW BRITAIN.



WATERS OF SOUTHERN PNG/INDONESIAN BORDER THRU TORRES STRAIT AND DARU TO KIWAI ISLAND:

SEAS 3.0 TO 3.5 METRES. NORTHWEST WINDS 34/48 KNOTS. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.



WATERS OF EASTERN & WESTERN MILNE BAY ISLANDS

SEAS 1.5 TO 2.0 METRES. EAST/SOUTHEAST WINDS 15/20 KNOTS. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.



WATERS OF SAMARAI ISLAND TO CAPE VOGEL TO FINSCHAFFEN

SEAS 1.5 TO 2.0 METRES. CLOCKWISE WINDS 15/20 KNOTS. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.



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

SEAS 2.0 TO 3.0 METRES. NORTHWEST WINDS 20/34 KNOTS. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.



WATERS OF LONG ISLAND TO MADANG TO BOGIA INCLUDING MANAM ISLAND

SEAS 2.5 TO 3.0 METRES. NORTHWEST WINDS 25/34 KNOTS. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.



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

SEAS 2.5 TO 3.0 METRES. NORTHWEST WINDS 25/34 KNOTS. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.



WATERS OF MANUS INCLUDING ALL ITS ISLANDS

SEAS 2.0 TO 3.0 METRES. NORTHWEST WINDS 20/34 KNOTS. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.



WATERS OF NEW IRELAND TO BOUGAINVILLE

SEAS 0.5 TO 1.5 METRES. NORTHWEST TO SOUTHWEST WINDS 10/20 KNOTS. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.



WATERS OF EAST/WEST NEW BRITAIN





WATERS OF KIWAI ISLAND TO KEREMA TO YULE ISLAND TO HOOD POINT TO SAMARAI ISLAND:

SEAS 2.0 TO 3.0 METRES. NORTHWEST TO NORTHEAST WINDS 25/34 KNOTS, EASING TO 20 KNOTS EAST OF HOOD POINT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS



Valid as of:2019-03-20 06:59:35


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
GALE AND STRONG WIND WARNING

GALE WARNING CURRENT FOR CORAL SEA.



04:00 AM (LOCAL) 20/03/2019 (191800 UTC)

Monsoon trough EQ157E 09S155E to Severe Tropical Cyclone Trevor 967hPa near 13.0S143.6E, forecast EQ157E 09S155E to Severe Tropical Cyclone Trevor 986hPa near 13.1S141.4E at 201200UTC.



CORAL SEA

SEAS ROUGH TO HIGH SEAS . NORTHWEST TO NORTHEAST WINDS 34/48 KNOTS. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.



SOLOMON SEA

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



BISMARCK SEA

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



PACIFIC OCEAN

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



Valid as of:2019-03-20 07:02:15


SPECIAL FORECASTS
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