Weather forecast issued by the Solomon Islands Meteorological Service valid for the next 18 hours from 6:00 am Thursday, 02nd October 2014.

 

General Situation 

A general easterly trade wind flow persists over the Solomon Islands.

Warning

Refer to Marine Forecast.

Forecast for the Provinces.

1. Western Province.   

Cloudy periods with a few showers and isolated thunderstorms. Gentle to fresh east to southeast winds, strong over southern parts. Outlook for Tomorrow: A few showers and isolated thunderstorms. 

2. Choiseul Province

Cloudy periods with a few showers and isolated thunderstorms. Light to moderate northeast to southeast winds. Outlook for Tomorrow: A few showers and isolated thunderstorms.

3. Isabel Province

Cloudy periods and a few showers and isolated thunderstorms. Light to moderate northeast to southeast winds. Outlook for Tomorrow: A few showers and isolated thunderstorms.

4. Central Province.

Cloudy periods and a few showers and isolated thunderstorms. Light to moderate east to southeast winds, fresh to strong over Russell Islands. Outlook for Tomorrow:A few showers and isolated thunderstorms.

5. Malaita Province

Showers heavy at times and isolated thunderstorms. Light to moderate east to southeast winds, fresh over eastern parts.  Outlook for Tomorrow: Showers and isolated thunderstorms. 

6. Makira Province

Showers heavy at times and isolated thunderstorms. Moderate to fresh east to southeast winds, strong over southern parts. Outlook for Tomorrow: Showers and isolated thunderstorms.  

7. Temotu Province.

Showers  heavy at times and isolated thunderstorms. Fresh to strong east to southeast winds. Outlook for Tomorrow: Showers, heavy at times and isolated thunderstorms. 

8. Rennell/Bellona Province.

Cloudy periods with a few showers and isolated thunderstorms. Fresh to strong east to southeast winds. Outlook for Tomorrow: A few showers and isolated thunderstorms. 

9. Guadalcanal Province.   

Cloudy periods and a few showers and isolated thunderstorms. Gentle to moderate southeast to northeast winds, fresh to strong over southern parts. Outlook for Tomorrow: A few showers and isolated thunderstorms. 

10. Forecast for Honiara

Cloudy periods and a few showers and isolated thunderstorms later. Light to moderate east to northeast winds, turning southerly overnight. Outlook for Tomorrow: A few showers and isolated thunderstorms.

Tidal Predictions for Honiara

High tide will be at 5:31pm this evening (0.82m)

Low tide will be at 08:14am tomorrow morning (0.33m)

Sunset and Sunrise for Honiara.

Sunset will be at 6:15pm this evening.

Sunrise tomorrow morning will be at 6:03am

 

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

Note:

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