A STRONG WIND WARNING IS CURRENT FOR WESTERN AND RENNELL/BELLONA PROVINCES AND THE SOUTHERN WATERS OF MAKIRA, GUADALCANAL AND RUSSELL ISLANDS. Marine Forecast – Solomon Islands Meteorological Services

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Marine Forecast

Marine Forecast

Marine forecast issued by the Solomon Islands Meteorological Service and valid for the next 24 hours from 7:00am this morning on Tuesday, 10 May 2022. 

General Situation 
A general easterly trade wind flow persists over Solomon Islands.

Marine Warnings
Refer to Strong Wind Warning

Forecast for the Western Region (Western, Choiseul and Isabel provinces)
Easterly winds at 10 to 15 knots with slight to moderate seas and low southeast swells. Shower areas and thunderstorms. 
Further Outlook for Thursday: Northeast to northwest winds at 05 to 15 knots. 
 
Forecast for the Central Region (Malaita, Guadalcanal and Central provinces)  
Easterly winds at 10 to 20 knots with slight to moderate seas, reaching 25 knots over southern waters of Malaita and Guadalcanal provinces with moderate to rough seas and moderate southeast swells. Shower areas and thunderstorms. Further Outlook for Thursday: Northeast to northwest winds at 10 to 15 knots with low southeast swells. 
   
Forecast for the Eastern Region (Makira, Temotu and Rennell/Bellona provinces)
Easterly winds at 20 to 25 knots with rough seas and moderate southeast swells. Shower areas and thunderstorms. Further Outlook for Thursday: Southeast to northeast winds at 10 to 20 knots with low to moderate southeast swells.
 
Forecast for Honiara port & surrounding areas 
East to northeast winds at 10 to 20 knots with slight seas. Fine apart from a few showers.
Further Outlook for Thursday: East to northeast winds at 10 to 15 knots.

Tidal Predictions for Honiara
Low tide will be at 7:22pm this evening (0.34m)
High tide will be at 04:32am tomorrow morning (0.78m)

Tidal Predictions for Lata   
High tide will be at 11:40am this morning (1.06m)
Low tide will be at 6:43pm this evening (0.41m)

Tidal Predictions for Taro
High tide will be at 10:14am this morning (1.03m)
Low tide will be at 6:40pm this evening (0.47m)

 The next update will be issued at 4:00pm this afternoon. 

*Marine forecasts for coastal waters up to 60 nautical miles (nm) sea ward* 

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