Weather forecast issued by the Solomon Islands Meteorological Service valid for the next 18 hours from 6:00am Tuesday 27th January 2015. 

General Situation

A trough lies over the Solomon Islands. 

Warning

Refer to latest Heavy Rain Alert. 

Forecast for the Provinces.

1. Choiseul Province

Rain showers and isolated thunderstorms, heavy at times. Gentle to moderate west to northwest winds, fresh at times.

Outlook for Tomorrow: Showers and isolated thunderstorms, heavy at times.  

2. Western Province

Rain showers and isolated thunderstorms heavy at times. Gentle to moderate southwest to northwest winds, fresh at times.

Outlook for Tomorrow: Showers, heavy at times and isolated thunderstorms. 

3. Isabel Province.

Rain showers and isolated thunderstorms, heavy at times. Gentle to moderate west to northwest winds, fresh at times.

Outlook for Tomorrow: Showers, heavy at times and isolated thunderstorms. 

4. Central Province.

Rain showers and isolated thunderstorms, heavy at times. Gentle to moderate west to northwest winds, fresh at times.  

Outlook for Tomorrow: Rain showers and isolated thunderstorms, heavy at times. 

5. Malaita Province

Rain showers and isolated thunderstorm, heavy at times. Gentle to moderate west to northwest winds, fresh at times.

Outlook for Tomorrow: Rain showers and isolated thunderstorms heavy at times. 

6. Makira Province

Rain showers and isolated thunderstorm, heavy at times. Moderate t o fresh southwest to northwest winds.

Outlook for Tomorrow Rain showers and isolated thunderstorm, heavy at times.  

7. Temotu Province.

Rain showers and isolated thunderstorm, heavy at times. Moderate to fresh west to northwest winds, fresh at times.

Outlook for Tomorrow: Rain showers and isolated thunderstorm, heavy at times.   

8. Rennell/Bellona Province.

Rain showers and isolated thunderstorm, heavy at times. Moderate to fresh southwest to northwest winds.

Outlook for Tomorrow Rain showers and isolated thunderstorm, heavy at times.  

9. Guadalcanal Province.

Rain showers and isolated thunderstorm, heavy at times. Gentle to moderate southwest to northwest winds, fresh at times.

Outlook for Tomorrow: Rain showers and isolated thunderstorm, heavy at times.  

10. Forecast for Honiara.

Rain showers and isolated thunderstorm, heavy at times Gentle to moderate west to southwest winds, fresh at times.

Outlook for Tomorrow: Rain showers and isolated thunderstorm, heavy at times.   

Tidal Predictions for Honiara

High tide will be at 9:03am this morning (0.82m)

Lowest tide will be at 12:23am after mid-night tonight (0.38m).

Sunset and Sunrise for Honiara.

Sunrise this morning will be at 06:16am.

Sunset will be at 6:49 pm this evening. 

The next routine forecast will be issued at 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.