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WEATHER forecast for Tonight to Tomorrow:

SOUTHERN REGION:
Port Moresby – A few rain drizzles and possible thunder, then fine/partly cloudy
Daru – Light showers/rain drizzles, then fine/partly cloudy
Popondetta -Partly cloudy, with chance of few showers tonight then fine morning
Kerema -Mostly cloudy with a shower or two then fine morning
Alotau – Mostly fine/ partly cloudy

MOMASE:
Lae – Mostly cloudy with a few showers/drizzles
Madang -Light rain showers tonight, then fine morning
Wewak – Cloudy, with light showers/drizzles at times
Vanimo – Cloudy, with occasional rain showers/drizzles, then fine

NEW GUINEA ISLANDS:
Lorengau -Light rain drizzles, then fine/partly cloudy morning
Kavieng – Mostly fine/ partly cloudy
Kokopo, Rabaul – Fine/ partly cloudy, with morning shower or two
Kimbe- Thundery rain showers, then fine/partly cloudy morning
Buka – Mostly fine/partly cloudy, apart from a shower or two

HIGHLANDS:
Mt. Hagen -Rain shower and possible thunderstorms tonight then morning fog
Goroka, Kundiawa -Light drizzles, tonight then morning fog
Mendi & Wabag – Rain drizzles tonight, and morning fog.

Forecast for small ships, there is renewal strong wind warning for all waters of Pacific Ocean.

STRONG WINDS WARNING

Northwest to Northeast winds surge of 20/30 knots are expected to continue for the next 24 hours causing rough & high seas.

Note:

All small craft and boats are advised to stay away from the mentioned areas during the forecast period.

FORECASTS FOR SMALL CRAFTS FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS:

WATERS OF LONG ISLAND TO KARKAR ISLAND TO WEWAK TO AITAPE TO THE NORTHERN PNG/INDONESIA BORDER WITH WATERS OF MANUS AND IT’S WESTERN GROUP OF ISLANDS WITH WATERS OF NEW IRELAND TO BOUGAINVILLE AND WITH WATERS OF EAST & WEST NEW BRITAIN:

SEAS 0.5 TO 1.3 METERS

WATERS OF SAMARAI ISLAND TO EAST CAPE TO CAPE VOGEL THRU HUON GULF TO FINSCHAFEN WITH WATERS OF FINSCHAFFEN THRU VITIAZ/DAMPIER STRAITS TO SIASSI/LONG ISLANDS
SEAS 0.5 TO 1.5 METERS

WATERS OF EASTERN AND WESTERN MILNE BAY ISLANDS

SEAS 1.0 TO 2.0 METERS

WATERS OF SOUTHERN PNG /INDONESIAN BORDER THRU TORRES STRAIT TO DARU TO KIWAI ISLANDS TO KEREMA TO YULE ISLAND TO HOOD POINT TO SAMARAI ISLAND

SEAS 1.5 TO 2.5 METERS.

OCEAN FORECASTS FOR PNG AREAS:

1: CORAL SEAS:
Seas moderate to rough with West to Northwest winds at 20 to 30 knots

2: SOLOMON SEAS:
Seas slight to moderate with Northwest to Northeast winds at 10 to 20 knots

3: BISMARCK SEAS:
Seas slight with Northerly to Northeast winds at 10 to 15 knots

4: PACIFIC OCEAN:
Seas slight with Northeast to Easterly winds at 10 to 15 knots.

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