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NO STONG WIND WARNINGS

 

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STONG WIND WARNINGS

—Strong Wind Advisories are issued when wind speeds of 20 to 25 knots are expected to affect any part of the Solomon Islands within the next 24 - 48 hours. 
These are intended for coastal waters only and for mariners and small crafts.
 

* Strong wind warning: 26 to 33 knots.
*  Gale warning: 34 to 47 knots.
*  Storm force wind warning: 48 to 63 knots.
*  Hurricane force wind warning: 64 knots or more.

* Wind Direction Descriptions.

Wind direction is given in 8 compass points for forecasts and 16 for observations and is the direction the wind is coming from.

Abbreviation Wind Direction
N North
NE Northeast
E East
SE Southeast
S South
SW Southwest
W West
NW Northwest
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

    

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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