Marine Forecast issued by the Solomon Islands Meteorological Service, valid for the next 24 hours from 4:00pm on Sunday, 7 June 2020

General Situation

A trough lies over Solomon Islands whilst a general easterly trade wind flow persists south of the trough.

Marine Warnings

Refer to Strong Wind warning.

Forecast for the Western Region (Western, Choiseul and Isabel provinces)

Variable wind­s at 05 to 15 knots with slight seas and low to moderate southerly swells. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.  Further Outlook for Tuesday: Northeast to southeast winds at 10 to 20 knots and moderate southerly swells.

Forecast for the Central Region (Malaita, Guadalcanal and Central provinces) 

East to southeast wind­s at 10 to 15 knots with slight seas, reaching 20 knots with moderate seas and moderate southerly swells over waters south of Guadalcanal. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms. Further Outlook for Tuesday: Northeast to southeast winds at 10 to 20 knots and moderate southerly swells.

Forecast for the Eastern Region (Makira, Temotu and Rennell/Bellona provinces)

East to southeast ­wind­s at 15 to 25 knots with moderate to rough seas and moderate southerly swells. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms. Further Outlook for Tuesday: East to southeast winds at 15 to 25 knots and moderate southeast swells.

Forecast for Honiara port & surrounding areas

Northeast to east winds at 05 to 12 knots with smooth to slight seas. A few possible showers and isolated thunderstorms.  Further Outlook for Tuesday: Northeast to east winds at 10 to 15 knots.

Tidal Predictions for Honiara

High tide will be at 04:03am early tomorrow morning (0.93m)

Next low tide will be at 1:32pm tomorrow afternoon (0.07m)

Tidal Predictions for Lata­­­

High tide will be at 5:45pm this evening (1.09m)

Low tide will be at 11:04pm tonight (0.48m)

Tidal Predictions for Taro

High tide will be at 5:05pm this evening (0.86m)

Low tide will be at 9:31pm tonight (0.50m)

The next update will be issued at 7:00am tomorrow morning.  

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