A moist easterly wind flow prevails over the group. Associated
showers continues to affect the eastern and northern parts of Fiji.
Meanwhile, Tropical Disturbance TD01F [1004HPA] was located near
12.7S 177.1W or about 490km northeast of Udu Point at about midday
today. TD01F is currently moving west-southwest towards Rotuma at
TD01F at this stage does not pose any direct threat to Fiji, however
it is expected to continue to enhance the moist easterly and strong
winds over the group as it tracks to the north of Fiji by later
Forecast to midnight tomorrow for the Fiji group: For Yasawa and Mamanuca Group, Kadavu and nearby smaller islands, Vanua Levu, Taveuni and nearby smaller islands, Northeast Vitilevu, Coral coast to Pacific Harbour, the Lau and Lomaviti group:
Fresh to strong easterly winds with average speed upto 45km/hr. Moderate to fresh easterly winds elsewhere. Rough seas. Occasional showers and isolated thunderstorms over Yasawa, Vanua Levu, Taveuni and nearby smaller islands, the eastern parts and interior parts of Viti Levu [Rakiraki through Nausori to Navua].
Elsehwere, cloudy periods with isolated brief showers and possible afternoon or evening thunderstorms. Isolated heavy falls likely.
Outlook for Saturday : Occasional showers, heavy at times and isolated thunderstorms over Yasawa and Mamanuca group, Vanua Levu, Taveuni and nearby smaller islands, the eastern parts and interior of Viti Levu.
Elsewhere , cloudy periods with some showers and isolated afternoon or evening thunderstorms.