Weather forecast issued by the Solomon Islands Meteorological Service valid for the next 18 hours from 6:00 am on Tuesday, 26th May 2015.

 

General Situation

A trough lies over the Solomon Islands whilst Southeasterly trade winds persist over the country.

   

Warning


Refer to Marine Forecast

 

Forecast for the Provinces.

1. Choiseul Province 

Showers and isolated thunderstorms. Gentle to moderate east to southeast winds. Outlook for Tomorrow: A few showers and isolated thunderstorms.

 

2. Western Province   

Showers and isolated thunderstorms. Moderate to fresh southeasterly winds. Outlook for Tomorrow: A few showers and isolated thunderstorms.

 

3. Isabel Province

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

 

 4. Central Province    

A few showers and isolated thunderstorms.  Moderate to fresh east to southeast winds. Outlook for Tomorrow: Fine apart from a few showers.

 

5. Malaita Province  

A few showers and isolated thunderstorms.    Moderate to fresh east to southeast winds. Outlook for Tomorrow:  Fine apart from a few showers.

 

 6. Makira Province

Rains showers and isolated thunderstorms. Fresh to strong east to southeast to winds. Outlook for Tomorrow: Fine apart from a few showers.

 

7. Temotu Province.   

Fine  apart from a few showers and isolated thunderstorms.   Fresh to strong east to southeast winds. Outlook for Tomorrow: Fine apart from a few showers and isolated thunderstorms.

 

8. Rennell/Bellona Province.

Fine apart from isolated showers. Fresh to strong southeast winds. Outlook for Tomorrow:  Fine apart from a few showers.

 

9. Guadalcanal Province.

A few showers and isolated thunderstorms. Moderate to fresh east to southeast winds. Outlook for Tomorrow:  Fine apart from a few showers and isolated thunderstorms

 

 10. Forecast for Honiara.

A few showers and isolated thunderstorms.  Gentle to moderate east to northeast 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 2:43 pm this afternoon (0.42m)

 High Tide will be at 03:46 am early tomorrow morning (0.76 m) 

 

Sunset and Sunrise for Honiara.

Sunset will be at 6:06 pm this evening.

Sunrise will be at 06:28 am tomorrow morning.

 

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:00pm 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.