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Tropical Cyclone Evan Alertt cancelled

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16 December 2012 The Tonga Meteorological Services Tropical Cyclone Warning Centre has lifted the Cyclone Alert for the Niuas as revealed in latest weather forecast from Fua'amotu, this Sunday evening.

WEATHER FORECAST ISSUED FROM THE NWFC FUA'AMOTU AT 7:15PM SUNDAY 16 DECEMBER 2012.

PUBLIC WEATHER BULLETIN

WARNINGS: A STRONG WIND WARNING REMAINS IN FORCE FOR THE LAND AREAS OF TONGA.

SITUATION

SEVERE TROPICAL CYCLONE EVAN [960HPA]CATEGORY 4 CENTER WAS LOCATED NEAR 14 DECIMAL 7 SOUTH 179 DECIMAL 9 WEST AT 6:00PM. TROPICAL CYCLONE EVAN

IS MOVING WEST/SOUTHWEST AT 25KM/HR. AVERAGE WINDS CLOSE TO THE CENTRE IS ESTIMATED TO ABOUT 165 KM/H WITH MOMENTARY GUSTS TO ABOUT 230 KM/HR.

FORECAST TO MIDNIGHT TOMORROW FOR TONGA

MODERATE TO FRESH EAST TO NORTHEAST WINDS ABOUT THE NIUAS. ELSEWHERE MODERATE TO FRESH EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS.CLOUDY WITH SOME SHOWERS OVER NIUA.

ELSEWHERE, CLOUDY PERIODS WTH A FEW SHOWERS.

FOR MONDAY:

MODERATE TO FRESH EAST TO NORTHEAST WINDS OVER TONGATAPU AND EUA. ELSEWHERE MODERATE EAST TO NORTHEAST WINDS.CLOUDY PERIODS WITH BREIF SHOWERS.

TEMPERATURE FORECAST FOR NUKUALOFA:

MAX:29 DEGREE CELCIUS TOMORROW

MIN:24 DEGREE CELCIUS TONIGHT

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MARINE WEATHER BULLETIN FOR TONGA

WARNINGS:

A STRONG WIND WARNING REMAINS IN FORCE FOR ALL TONGA COASTAL WATERS.

FOR THE TWO NIUAS:

EAST TO NORTHEAST WINDS 20-25 KNOTS. ROUGH SEAS.A HEAVY SWELLS.

FOR THE REST OF TONGA GROUP:

EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 20-25 KNOTS. ROUGH SEAS. A MODERATE SOUTHEAST SWELLS.

OUTLOOK FOR MONDAY:

EAST TO NORTHEAST WINDS 20-25 KNOTS OVER TONGATAPU.ELSEWHERE

15-20 KNOTS EAST TO NORTHEAST WINDS.

HIGH TIDE:09:55PM

LOW  TIDE:04:15AM 17/12/2012.

MEAN SEA LEVEL PRESSURE AT FUAAMOTU AT 7:15PM WAS 1011.6 MILLIBARS.

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ENDS

 
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