Weather forecast issued by the Solomon Islands Meteorological Service valid for the next 18 hours from 5:00pm, Wednesday 26th November 2014.

 

General Situation

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

 

Warning

NIL

 

Forecast for the Provinces.

1. 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.

 

2. Western Province

Fine apart from isolated showers and possible thunderstorms. Light to moderate east to southeast winds.

Outlook for Tomorrow: Fine apart from a few showers and possible isolated thunderstorms.

 

3. Isabel 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.

 

 4. Central Province.

Fine apart from isolated showers. Light to moderate east to southeast winds.

Outlook for Tomorrow: Fine apart from isolated showers and possible thunderstorms.

 

5. Malaita Province

Cloudy period with a few showers and isolated thunderstorms, mainly over Ontong Java and Sikaiana Atolls. Light to moderate east to southeast winds.

Outlook for Tomorrow: A few showers and isolated thunderstorms.

 

6. Makira Province

Fine apart from isolated showers. Gentle to moderate east to southeast winds, fresh at times.

Outlook for Tomorrow: Mostly fine.

 

7. Temotu Province.

Cloudy periods with isolated showers. Gentle to Moderate east to southeast winds, fresh at times.

Outlook for Tomorrow: Fine apart from isolated showers.

 

8. Rennell/Bellona Province.

Mostly fine. Moderate to fresh east to southeast winds.

Outlook for Tomorrow: Mostly fine.

 

9. Guadalcanal Province.

Fine apart from isolated showers. Light to moderate northeast to southeast winds.

 Outlook for Tomorrow: Fine apart from isolated afternoon or evening showers and possible thunderstorms.

 

10. Forecast for Honiara   

Mostly fine. Light to moderate east to northeast winds, southerly tonight.

Outlook for Tomorrow: Fine apart from isolated afternoon or evening showers and possible thunderstorms.

 

Tidal Predictions for Honiara

Low Tide will be at 02:14am tonight (0.21m)

 High Tide will be at 5:15pm tomorrow afternoon (0.93m)

Sunset and Sunrise for Honiara.

Sunset will be at 6:25pm this evening.

Sunrise tomorrow morning will be at 05:49am.

 

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.