Weather forecast issued by the Solomon Islands Meteorological Service valid for the next 18 hours from 5:00 pm on Friday 27th February 2015.

 

General Situation

A weak trough lies to the southeast of the Solomon Islands and links to a weak low located in the Coral Sea.    

 

Warning

 

Nil

 

Forecast for the Provinces.

1. Choiseul Province

A few showers and isolated thunderstorms. Light to moderate west to northwest winds, fresh at times. Outlook for Tomorrow: A  few showers and isolated thunderstorms.

 

2. Western Province

A few showers and isolated thunderstorms.  Light to moderate west to northwest winds, fresh at times. Outlook for Tomorrow: A few showers and isolated thunderstorms.

 

3. Isabel Province

Fine apart from a few showers and isolated thunderstorms. Light to moderate west to northwest winds, fresh at times. Outlook for Tomorrow: Fine apart from a few showers and isolated thunderstorms.

 

4. Central Province     

Fine periods with a few showers and isolated thunderstorms. Light to moderate west to northwest winds, fresh at times. Outlook for Tomorrow: Fine periods with a few showers and isolated thunderstorms.

 

5. Malaita Province

A few showers and isolated thunderstorms. Light to moderate west to northwest winds, fresh at times. Outlook for Tomorrow Fine apart from a few showers and isolated thunderstorms.

 

6. Makira Province

Fine periods with a few showers and isolated thunderstorms .Gentle to fresh west to northwest winds. Outlook for Tomorrow: Fine apart from a few showers and isolated thunderstorms.

 

7. Temotu Province.

Fine periods with a few showers and isolated thunderstorms. Gentle to moderate west to northwest winds, fresh at times. Outlook for Tomorrow: A few showers and isolated thunderstorms.

 

8. Rennell/Bellona Province.

Fine periods with a few showers and isolated thunderstorms .Moderate to fresh west to northwest winds, strong at times. Outlook for Tomorrow: A few showers and isolated thunderstorms.

 

9. Guadalcanal Province.

Fine apart from a few showers and isolated thunderstorms. Light to moderate west to northwest winds, fresh at times. Outlook for Tomorrow: A few showers and isolated thunderstorms.

 

10. Forecast for Honiara.

Fine apart from a few showers and isolated thunderstorms Light to moderate west to northwest winds, fresh at times.  Outlook for Tomorrow: Fine apart from a few showers and isolated thunderstorms.

 

Tidal Predictions for Honiara

Low tide will be at 10:30 pm tonight (0.36 m)

High Tide will be at 8:28 am tomorrow morning (0.86 m)

 

Sunset and Sunrise for Honiara.

Sunset will be at 6:42 pm this evening.

Sunrise tomorrow morning will be at 06:24 am this morning.

 

The next routine forecast will be issued at 6am tomorrow morning.

Light Breeze: 4 to 6 knots

Gentle Breeze: 7 to 10 knots

Moderate Breeze: 11 to 16 knots

Fresh Breeze: 17 to 21 knots

Strong Breeze: 22 to 27 knots

  • Wind speeds quoted are the expected average speeds. Individual gusts may exceed these values by a factor of up to 1.5.