FUA'AMOTU WEATHER FORECASTING CENTRE
WEATHER BULLETIN ISSUED AT 06:00AM SATURDAY 25 MAY 2024
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WARNING FOR LAND AREAS
THE HEAVY RAIN WARNING AND FLASH FLOOD ADVISORY WERE PREVIOUSLY INFORCE FOR TONGATAPU AND 'EUA, ARE NOW CANCELLED.
SITUATION
A trough lies over Tonga this morning. This trough is expected to move away from the group later this afternoon. Associated clouds, occasional rain with possible thunderstorms will affect most part of Tonga this morning.
FORECAST TO MIDNIGHT TONIGHT FOR TONGA
FOR THE NIUAS:
Light to moderate east to southeast winds,
Cloudy periods with occasional showers, then become heavy at times especially for Niuatoputapu. Becoming fine later this afternoon.

FOR VAVA'U, HA'APAI, TONGATAPU AND 'EUA:
Light to moderate south to southeast wind.
Cloudy at times with showers. Becoming fine about noon today.
OUTLOOK FOR SUNDAY
FOR ALL OF TONGA:
Light to moderate southeasterly winds and fresh at times especially over Ha'apai.
Cloudy with occasional showers over Vava'u and Niuafo'ou. Elsewhere, fine conditions.
TEMPERATURE FORECAST FOR NUKU'ALOFA
MAXIMUM FOR TODAY: 28C
MINIMUM FOR TONIGHT: 20C
MARINE WEATHER BULLETIN
WARNINGS FOR COASTAL WATERS
THE STRONG WIND WARNING AND SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WERE PREVIOUSLY INFORCE FOR TONGATAPU, 'EUA, TELE-KI-TONGA AND TELE-KI-TOKELAU COASTAL WATERS, ARE NOW CANCELLED.
FORECAST TO MIDNIGHT TONIGHT FOR TONGA COASTAL WATERS
FOR VAVA'U, HA'APAI, TONGATAPU, 'EUA, TELE-KI-TONGA AND TELE-KI-TOKELAU COASTAL WATERS:
South to southeast winds 10-15 knots, rising up to 20knot at times.
Moderate seas (up to 2.5 metres).

FOR THE NIUAS COASTAL WATERS:
Southeast winds 10-15 knots.
Slight seas.
OUTLOOK FOR SUNDAY
FOR THE NIUAS, VAVA'U AND HA'APAI COASTAL WATERS:
Southeasterly wind 10-15 knots rising up to 20-25 knots at times over Ha'apai coastal waters.
Moderate seas (up to 2 metres).

FOR TONGATAPU, 'EUA, TELE-KI-TONGA AND TELE-KI-TOKELAU COASTAL WATERS:
Southerly wind of up to 10 knots
Slight seas
TIDE PREDICTION
HIGH TIDE: 8:25AM
LOW TIDE: 2:55PM
SUN AND MOON
MOONSET: 8:25AM
SUNRISE: 7:07AM
THE MEAN SEA LEVEL PRESSURE RECORDED AT FUA'AMOTU AIRPORT AT 06:00AM WAS 1014.1 MILLIBARS AND THE RELATIVE HUMIDITY WAS 90%.
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