Weather forecast issued by the Solomon Islands Meteorological Service valid for the next 18 hours from 5:00pm Thursday 17th April 2014

 

General Situation 

A trough lies north of Solomon Islands whilst a general easterly trade wind flow persists over the Islands or south of trough.

 

Warnings

NIL.

 


 

Forecast for the Provinces.

1. Western Province.

Showers and isolated thunder. Gentle to moderate east to southeast winds, fresh at times over southern parts. Outlook for Tomorrow: A few showers and isolated thunder.

2. Choiseul Province.  

Showers and isolated thunder . Light to moderate southeast to northeast winds. Outlook for Tomorrow:  A few showers and isolated thunder.

3. Isabel Province.   

A few showers and isolated thunder.Light to moderate southeast to northeast winds. Outlook for Tomorrow:  A few showers and isolated thunder.

4. Central Province. 

Fine apart from isolated showers and possible thunder. Light to moderate southeast to northeast winds. Outlook for Tomorrow: Fine apart from a few showers and isolated thunder.

5. Malaita Province

A few showers and isolated thunder. Light to moderate southeast to northeast winds. Outlook for Tomorrow: Fine apart from a few showers and isolated thunder.

6. Makira Province.

Fine apart from a few showers and isolate thunder.  Light to moderate southeast to northeast winds. Outlook for Tomorrow: Fine apart from a few showers and isolated thunder.

7. Temotu Province.

Fine apart from isolated showers and possible thunder. Light to moderate northeast to southeast winds. Outlook for Tomorrow: Fine apart from isolated showers and possible thunder.

8. Rennell/Bellona Province.

Fine apart from a few showers and isolated thunder. Gentle to moderate east to southeast winds, fresh at times. Outlook for Tomorrow:  Fine apart from a few showers and isolated thunder.

9. Guadalcanal Province.

Fine apart from a few showers and isolated thunder. Light to moderate southeast to northeast winds. Outlook for Tomorrow: Fine apart from a few showers and isolated thunder.

10. Forecast for Honiara.

Fine apart from isolated showers and possible thunder. Light to moderate east to northeast winds, turning southerly overnight and easing. Outlook for Tomorrow: Fine apart from a few showers and isolated thunder in the afternoon.

Tidal Predictions for Honiara  

Low Tide will be at 9:39pm tonight (0.62m).

Highest Tide will be at 05:17am tomorrow morning (0.96m).

   

Sunset and Sunrise for Honiara.

Sunset will be at 6:16pm this evening.

Sunrise will be at 06:23am tomorrow 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.