FUA'AMOTU WEATHER FORECASTING CENTRE
WEATHER BULLETIN ISSUED AT 07:00PM TUESDAY 20 APRIL 2021
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WARNING FOR LAND AREAS
NIL
SITUATION
A trough lies to the Northeast of the Niuas. This trough is expected to approach the Niuas by tonight to early tomorrow morning. Meanwhile, a moderate to fresh East to Southeast trade wind continues to prevail over Tonga.
FORECAST TO MIDNIGHT TOMORROW FOR TONGA
FOR THE NIUAS:
Light to moderate East to Southeast winds, fresh at times.
Cloudy with developing occasional showers by tonight and heavy at times.


FOR THE REST OF TONGA:
Light to moderate East to Southeast winds, fresh at times.
Mainly fine apart from cloudy periods with scattered showers.
OUTLOOK FOR THURSDAY
FOR ALL OF TONGA:
Light to moderate Easterly winds, fresh at times.
Cloudy most of the day with developing occasional showers.
TEMPERATURE FORECAST FOR NUKU'ALOFA
MAXIMUM FOR TOMORROW : 29C
MINIMUM FOR TONIGHT : 21C
MARINE WEATHER BULLETIN
WARNINGS FOR COASTAL WATERS
A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN FORCED FOR THE NIUAS COASTAL WATERS.
FORECAST TO MIDNIGHT TOMORROW FOR TONGA COASTAL WATERS
FOR THE NIUAS COASTAL WATERS:
East to Southeast winds 15-20 knots.
Moderate seas (up to 2.5 meters).


FOR THE REST OF TONGA COASTAL WATERS:
East to Southeast winds 10-15 knots then rising up to 20 knots at times.
Moderate seas (up to 2 meters).
OUTLOOK FOR THURSDAY
FOR ALL OF TONGA COASTAL WATER:
Easterly winds 15-20 knots.
Moderate seas (up to 2.5 meters).
TIDE PREDICTION FOR NUKU'ALOFA
HIGH TIDE : 02:05AM (MID-NIGHT)
LOW TIDE : 08:00AM (TOMORROW)
SUN AND MOON
SUNRISE : 06:54AM
MOONSET : 12:30AM
THE MEAN SEA LEVEL PRESSURE RECORDED AT FUA'AMOTU AIRPORT AT 7:00PM WAS 1016.5 MILLIBARS AND THE RELATIVE HUMIDITY WAS 81%
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