Marine Weather Warnings

Marine Weather Warnings (2)

Strong Wind Warning





—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











Swell Advisory

No Swell Advisory .




A Swell Advisory is issued for the Solomon Islands waters when swells are greater than 2.5m with potential to pose a threat to
any coast and low lying Islands and are expected within 24 to 48 hours.






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