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Tropical Cyclone Advisory Number 4 for Tonga on Tropical Cyclone "KENI"

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FUA'AMOTU TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING CENTRE.

TROPICAL CYCLONE ADVISORY NUMBER 4 FOR TONGA ON TROPICAL CYCLONE "KENI" ISSUED FROM THE FUA'AMOTU TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING CENTRE AT 06:00AM TUESDAY 10 APRIL 2018

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A TROPICAL CYCLONE ALERT:

 

A GALE WARNING IS NOW INFORCE FOR TELEKI-TONGA, TELEKI-TOKELAU, TONGATAPU AND ‘EUA.

A GALE ALERT REMAINS INFORCE FOR HA'APAI

A STRONG WIND WARNING REMAINS INFORCE FOR HA'APAI.

A HEAVY RAIN WARNING AND FLASH FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS INFORCE FOR HA'APAI, TONGATAPU AND 'EUA.

 

SITUATION

TROPICAL CYCLONE KENI, CATEGORY 2, WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 17.6 SOUTH AND LONGITITUDE 174.3 EAST OR 1145KM WEST NORTHWEST OF NUKU'ALOFA AT 05:00AM THIS MORNING. THE CYCLONE HAS AN AVERAGE SPEED OF 60 KNOTS (110KM/HRS) CLOSE TO ITS CENTRE. THE CYCLONE IS CURRENTLY MOVING EAST SOUTH EAST AT A SPEED OF 10KNOT (19KM/HRS).

 

FORECAST TO MIDNIGHT TONIGHT FOR TONGA

FOR TELEKITONGA,TELEKITOKELAU,TONGATAPU AND 'EUA:
A DAMAGING NORTH TO NORTHWEST WINDS 30-35 KNOTS(55KM-65KM/HRS)  RISING UP TO 45 KNOTS(85KM/HRS) AT TIMES TONIGHT.MOSTLY CLOUDY AND OVERCAST PERIODS WITH OCCASSIONAL RAIN DEVELOPING AND BECOMING MORE FREQUENT TONIGHT ,HEAVY AT TIMES WITH POSSIBLE THUNDERSTORMS.MODERATE SEAS BECOMING ROUGH. A MODERATE NORTHERLY SWELL. A FLASH FLOOD FOR COASTAL AND LOW LYING AREAS .POOR VISIBILITY IN AREAS OF HEAVY RAIN AAND THUNDERSTORMS.

FOR  HA'APAI:

EAST TO NORTHEAST WINDS 10-15 KNOTS(20KM-25KM/HRS) GRADUALLY TURNING STRONG NORTH WINDS 20-25 KNOTS(35KM-45KM/HRS)  THIS AFTERNOON AND RISING UP TO 30 KNOTS(55KM/HRS) AT TIMES.MOSTLY CLOUDY AND OVERCAST PERIODS WITH OCCASSIONAL RAIN DEVELOPING THIS AFTERNOON AND BECOMING MORE FREQUENT ,HEAVY AT TIMES WITH POSSIBLE THUNDERSTORMS.MODERATE SEAS BECOMING ROUGH. A MODERATE NORTHERLY SWELL. A FLASH FLOOD FOR COASTAL AND LOW LYING AREAS .POOR VISIBILITY IN AREAS OF HEAVY RAIN AAND THUNDERSTORMS.

FOR VAVA'U:

EAST TO NORTHEAST WINDS GRADUALLY TURNING NORTH 10-15 KNOTS(20KM-25KM/HRS)  THIS AFTERNOON AND RISING UP TO 20- 25 KNOTS(35KM-45KM/HRS) AT TIMES.
MOSTLY CLOUDY AND OVERCASTS PERIOD WITH OCCASSIONAL RAIN POSSIBLY HEAVY AT TIMES. MODERATE SEAS. A MODERATE NORTHERLY SWELL

FOR THE NIUAS:
NORTH TO NORTHEAST AND TURN NORTHWEST WINDS 10-15 KNOTS(20KM-25KM/HRS), VARIABLE UP TO 10KNOTS(20KM/HRS).CLOUDY WITH FEW SHOWERS.MODERATE SEAS.

 

OUTLOOK FOR WEDNESDAY

FOR  TELEKI-TONGA,TELEKITOKELAU,HA'APAI, TONGATAPU AND 'EUA:
DAMAGING WINDS NORTH TO NORTHWEST WINDS OF 35-40KNOTS(65KM-75KM/HRS)  WITH MOMENTARY GUST UP TO 50 KNOTS(90KM/HRS) .
OVERCAST WITH FREQUENT RAIN WITH HEAVY FALLS AND THUNDERSTORM.
VERY ROUGH TO HIGH SEAS. A HEAVY NORTHERLY DAMAGING SWELL..A FLASH FLOOD FOR COASTAL AND LOW LYING AREAS .POOR VISIBILITY IN AREAS OF HEAVY RAIN AAND THUNDERSTORMS.


FOR VAVA'U:
STRONG NORTH TO NORTHWEST WINDS OF 20-25 KNOTS(35KM-45KM/HRS) , GUST UP TO 30 KNOTS(55KM/HRS) .
CLOUDY AND OVERCAST WITH OCASSIONAL RAIN, POSSIBLE HEAVY FALLS AND THUNDERSTORM.ROUGH TO VERY ROUGH SEAS. A HEAVY NORTHERLY DAMAGING SWELL.

 

FOR THE NIUAS:
STRONG NORTH TO NORTHWEST WINDS 20-25 KNOTS(35KM-45KM/HRS) , GUSTY UP TO 30 KNOTS(55KM/HRS) .MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS.
ROUGH SEAS. A MODERATE NORTHERLY SWELL.

 

TIDE PREDICTION

LOW TIDE          :             09:04AM   
HIGH  TIDE        :             03:14PM

SUN AND MOON

SUNRISE             :            06:50AM     
MOONSET           :            02:42PM

THE MEAN SEA LEVEL PRESSURE RECORDED AT FUA'AMOTU AIRPORT AT 6:00AM WAS 1009.2 MILLIBARS AND THE RELATIVE HUMIDITY WAS 72%.

THE NEXT TROPICAL CYCLONE ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED AROUND 12:00PM THIS AFTERNOON.

 

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FCD:   SA/ SV/NH/STT/=                                         CRS:            TT/UV/HT/SO/=

 

SENITA FAKAMATALA'EA FAKASAIKOLONE A TONGA 'I FUA'AMOTU

FAKAMATALA'EA MAKEHE FIKA 4 MA'A TONGA FEKAU'AKI MOE SAIKOLONE
FAKATALOPIKI KO "KENI" 'I HONO TUKUATU MEIHE SENITA FAKAMATALA FAKASAIKOLONE 'A TONGA 'I
FUA'AMOTU 'I HE TAIMI 6:00AM TUSITE 10 'EPELELI 2018

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FAKATOKANGA TOKATEU KI HA SAIKOLONE FAKATALOPIKI

OKU 'OATU ' A E FAKATOKANGA KI HA MATANGI MALOHI FAKATUPUMAUMAU KI TELEKITONGA,TELEKITOKELAU ,TONGATAPU MO 'EUA.

'OKU KEI TU'U PE TOKATEU KI HA MATANGI MALOHI FAKATUPU MAUMAU KI HA'APAI.

'OKU KEI TU'U MOE  FAKATOKANGA MATANGI HAKOHAKO HA'APAI.

'OKU KEI TU'U PE MOE FAKATOKANGA 'UHA LAHI MO TAFEA KI HA'APAI, TONGATAPU MO 'EUA.

TU'UNGA 'OE 'EA

KOE SAIKOLONE FAKATALOPIKI  KOIA KO KENI (KALASI 2) NA'E FE'UNGA HONO UHOUHONGA
MOE LATITUTE 17.6 FAKA-TONGA, LONGITUTE 174.3 FAKA-HAHAKE PE KILOMITA 'E 1145 KI HE HIHIFO TOKELAUHIHIFO 'O NUKU'ALOFA ‘I HE 05:00AM 'I HE PONGIPONGINI. KO E MALOHI 'O E SAIKOLONE, OFI KI HONO UHOUHONGA KIHE MAILETAHI 'E 60 KIHE HOUA(110KM/HR) KO E SAIKOLONE 'OKU NE NGA'UNU 'I HE VAVE KOE MAILETAHI 'E 10 KI HE HOUA (19KM/H) PEA 'OKU NE NGAU'UNU FAKA HAHAKE TONGA-HAHAKE.

FAKAMATALA'EA KI HE TU'APO 'APONGIPONGI KI HE 'OTU TONGA

KI TELEKITONGA,TELEKITOKELAU, TONGATAPU MO 'EUA:
KO HA MATANGI MALOHI FAKATUPU MAUMAU MEI HE  TOKELAU MO E TOKELAU-HIHFO MAILETAHI 30-35 KI HE HOUA(55KM-65KM/HRS)PEA HIKI HAKE 'O A'U KI HE MAILETAHI 'E 45 KI HE HOUA(85KM/H) HA NGAAHI TAIMI 'APO .LAHI   'AO'AOFIA PEA POPO'ULI HA NGAAHI TAIMI MO HA 'UHO'UHA TU'U MO TO PEA FAKA'AU KE 'UHO'UHA ANGE MO HOKOHOKO PEA LOLO LAHI HA NGAAHI TAIMI ,MO HA MANAMANA 'APO.HOUHOUSI'I E TAHI PEA FAKA'AU KE HOUANGE . AAKE MAMALOHI E PEAU MEI HE TOKELAU. HOKO FOKI MO HA TAFEA KI HE NGAAHI MATAAFANGA MOE NGAAHI FEITU'U MA'U LALO.KOVI FOKI E VAKAI 'I HE NGAAHI FEITU'U 'UHA LAHI MO MANAMANA.

KI HA'APAI:
ANGI  E MATANGI  MEI HE  HAHAKE MOE TOKELAUHAHAKE PEA TEKA 'O MALOHI MO HAKOHAKO MEI HE TOKELAU  MAILETAHI 20-25 KI HE HOUA(35KM-45KM/HRS) 'I HE HO'ATAA NI PEA HIKI HAKE 'O A'U KI HE MAILETAHI 'E 30 KI HE HOUA(55KM/H) HA NGAAHI TAIMI  .LAHI   'AO'AOFIA PEA POPO'ULI HA NGAAHI TAIMI MO HA 'UHO'UHA TU'U MO TO PEA FAKA'AU KE 'UHO'UHA ANGE MO HOKOHOKO PEA LOLO LAHI HA NGAAHI TAIMI ,MO HA MANAMANA 'APO.HOUHOUSI'I E TAHI PEA FAKA'AU KE HOUANGE . AAKE MAMALOHI E PEAU MEI HE TOKELAU. HOKO FOKI MO HA TAFEA KI HE NGAAHI MATAAFANGA MOE NGAAHI FEITU'U MA'U LALO.KOVI FOKI E VAKAI 'I HE NGAAHI FEITU'U 'UHA LAHI MO MANAMANA.

KI VAVA'U:
ANGI E MATANGI MEI HE HAHAKE MO E TOKELAU-HAHAKE PEA TEKA 'O ANGI MEI HE TOKELAU MAILETAHI 10-15 KI HE HOUA(20KM-25KM/HRS)  HE HOUA EFIAFI PEA HIKI 'O A'U KI HE MAILETAHI 'E 20-25 KI HE HOUA(35KM-45KM/H) HA NGAAHI TAIMI.
LAHI   'AO'AOFIA PEA POPO'ULI HA NGAAHI TAIMI MO HA 'UHO'UHA TU'U MO TO PEA MALAVA KE LOLO LAHI HA NGAAHI TAIMI.HOU E TAHI . AAKE MAMALOHI E PEAU MEI HE TOKELAU. 

KI HE ONGO NIUA:
ANGI E MATANGI MEI HE TOKELAU MO E TOKELAU-HAHAKE PEA TEKA 'O ANGI MEI HE TOKELAUHIHIFO  MAILETAHI 'E 10-15  KIHE HOUA(20KM-25KM/H) PEA FEANGI'AKI A'U KI HE MAILETAHI 10 KI HE HOUA(20KM/H).'AO'AOFIA MO HA 'UHA TU'U MO TO MA'AMA'A.
HOUHOUSI'I E TAHI.

 

TU'U KI HE PULELULU

KI TELEKI-TONGA,TELEKITOKELAU,HA'APAI, TONGATAPU MO 'EUA:
ANGI  MATANGI 'I HE MALOHI FAKATUPU MAUMAU  MEI HE TOKELAU MO E TOKELAU-HIHIFO MAILETAHI 'E 35-40 KI HE HOUA(65KM-75KM/H), PEA TO TAKUTAKU 'O A'U KI HE MAILETAHI 'E 50 KI HE HOUA(90KM/H).
FAKA-POPO'ULI E LANGI MO 'UHO'UHA, LOLO LAHI HA NGAAHI TAIMI MO MANAMANA.
HOU 'AUPITO MO MA'OLUNGA E TAHI. AAKE MALOHI 'AUPITO  PEAU 'I HE MALOHI FAKATUPU MAUMAU MEI HE TOKELAU . HOKO FOKI MO HA TAFEA KI HE NGAAHI MATAAFANGA MOE NGAAHI FEITU'U MA'U LALO.KOVI FOKI E VAKAI 'I HE NGAAHI FEITU'U 'UHA LAHI MO MANAMANA.

KI VAVA'U :
ANGI HAKOHAKO E  MATANGI MEI HE TOKELAU MO E TOKELAU-HIHIFO MAILETAHI 'E 20-25 KI HE HOUA(35-45KM/H), PEA TO TAKUTAKU 'O A'U KI HE MAILETAHI 'E 30 KI HE HOUA(55KM/H).
'AO'AOFIA MO POPO'ULI E LANGI MO 'UHO'UHA FAKATAIMI, MALAVA KE LOLO-LAHI MO MANAMANA.
HOU KE HOU 'AUPITO E TAHI.  AAKE MALOHI 'AUPITO  PEAU 'I HE MALOHI FAKATUPU MAUMAU MEI HE TOKELAU . 

KI HE ONGO NIUA:
ANGI HAKOHAKO E  MATANGI MEI HE TOKELAU MO E TOKELAU-HIHIFO MAILETAHI 'E 20-25 KI HE HOUA(35-45KM/H), PEA TO TAKUTAKU 'O A'U KI HE MAILETAHI 'E 30 KI HE HOUA(55KM/H).
LAHI 'AO'AOFIA MO HA 'UHA TU'U MO TO TO TO HOLO.HOU E TAHI.AAKE MAMALOHI E PEAU MEI HE TOKELAU.

 

HU'A MOE MAMAHA 'O E TAHI

MAHATOKA             :          09:04AM 
TAUMALIE                 :          03:14PM

 

LA'AA MOE MAHINA:

HOPO E LA'AA                     :        06:50AM      
TO E MAHINA                      :        02:42PM

 

KOE FUA E PALOMETA 'IHE MALA'E VAKAPUNA FUA'AMOTU HE TAIMI 6:00AM NA'E MILIPA E 1009.2 PEA KOE HAUHAU 'OE 'EA NA'E PESETI 'E 72%.

KO E FAKAMATALA'EA MAKEHE HONO HOKO 'E 'OATU IA HE TAIMI 12:00PM 'OE HO'ATAA NI.

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FCD:               SA/SV/NH/STT/=                                         CRS:             TT/UV/HT/SO/=

 

 

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