FUA'AMOTU WEATHER FORECASTING CENTRE
WEATHER BULLETIN ISSUED AT 01:00PM SUNDAY 20 SEPTEMBER 2020
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WARNING FOR LAND AREAS
NIL
SITUATION
A trough is approaching Vava'u from the Northwest and most likely to affect some parts of the group today and tomorrow. Meanwhile an East to Southeast wind flow prevails over most parts of Tonga.
FORECAST TO MIDNIGHT TOMORROW FOR TONGA
FOR THE NIUAS:
Light to moderate East to Southeast winds
Mainly fine apart from cloudy periods with isolated showers.

FOR VAVA'U:
Light to moderate East to Southeast winds, fresh at times.
Cloudy periods with scattered showers becoming overcast with occasional showers at times.


FOR HA'APAI, TONGATAPU AND 'EUA:
Light to moderate East to Southeast winds, fresh at times.
Cloudy periods with scattered showers and becoming fine tomorrow.
OUTLOOK FOR TUESDAY
FOR THE NIUAS AND VAVA'U:
Light to moderate East to Southeast winds
Cloudy periods and becoming overcast with scattered showers


FOR HA'APAI, TONGATAPU AND 'EUA:
Light to moderate East to Southeast winds, fresh at times.
Mainly fine apart from cloudy periods with isolated showers.
TEMPERATURE FORECAST FOR NUKU'ALOFA
MAXIMUM FOR TODAY : 25C
MINIMUM FOR TONIGHT : 21C
MARINE WEATHER BULLETIN
WARNINGS FOR COASTAL WATERS
A STRONG WIND WARNING AND SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS INFORCE FOR HA'APAI, TONGATAPU, 'EUA, TELE-KI-TONGA AND TELE-KI-TOKELAU COASTAL WATERS.
FORECAST TO MIDNIGHT TOMORROW FOR TONGA COASTAL WATERS
FOR THE NIUAS AND VAVA'U COASTAL WATERS:
East to Southeast winds 10-15 knots.
Slight to moderate seas (up to 2 meters).


FOR THE REST OF TONGA COASTAL WATERS:
East to Southeast winds 15-20 knots and rising up to 25 knots at times.
Moderate to rough seas (up to 3 meters).
OUTLOOK FOR TUESDAY
FOR THE NIUAS AND VAVA'U COASTAL WATERS:
East to Southeast winds 10-15 knots.
Slight to moderate seas (up to 2 meters).


FOR THE REST OF TONGA COASTAL WATERS:
East to Southeast winds 10-15 knots and rising up to 20 knots at times.
Moderate seas (up to 2.5 meters)
TIDE PREDICTION
LOW TIDE : 03:35PM (TODAY)
HIGH TIDE : 09:50PM (TODAY)
SUN AND MOON
MOONSET : 09:25PM (TODAY)
SUNSET : 06:36PM (TODAY)
THE MEAN SEA LEVEL PRESSURE RECORDED AT FUA'AMOTU AIRPORT AT 01:00PM WAS 1016.8 MILLIBARS AND THE RELATIVE HUMIDITY WAS 88%.
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