Weather forecast issued by the Solomon Islands Meteorological Service valid for the next 18 hours from 7:00 am Monday 30th March 2015.

 

General Situation

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

 

Warnings

Nil

 

Forecast for the Provinces.

1. Choiseul Province  

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

 

2. Western Province  

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

 

3. Isabel Province

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

 

4. Central Province      

Mostly fine. Light to moderate southeast to northeast winds. Outlook for Tomorrow: Fine apart from possible isolated afternoon showers.

 

5. Malaita Province  

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

 

6. Makira Province

Fine apart from a few showers and possible isolated thunderstorm. Light to moderate east to southeast winds, fresh at times. Outlook for Tomorrow: Fine apart from a few showers and isolated thunderstorms.

7. Temotu Province.  

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

  

8. Rennell/Bellona Province.

A few showers and isolated thunderstorms. Gentle to moderate east to southeast winds, fresh at times. Outlook for Tomorrow: A few showers and isolated thunderstorms.

 

9. Guadalcanal Province.

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

 

10. Forecast for Honiara.

Fine apart from possible isolated showers. Light to moderate east to northeast winds, southerly overnight.  Outlook for Tomorrow: Fine apart from possible isolated afternoon showers.

 

Tidal Predictions for Honiara

Highest Tide will be at 07:17am this morning (0.82m)

Lowest Tide will be at 10:04pm tonight (0.44m).

 

Sunset and Sunrise for Honiara.

Sunset will be at 6:26 pm this evening

Sunrise will be at 06:24 am tomorrow morning

 

The next routine forecast will be issued 5pm this evening.

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.