A STRONG WIND WARNING PREVIOUSLY IN FORCE FOR THE LAND AREAS OF MAMANUCA GROUP AND SOUTHWEST VITI LEVU IS NOW CANCELLED. A STRONG WIND WARNING REMAINS IN FORCE FOR THE LAND AREAS OF YASAWA GROUP, CORAL COAST, KADAVU AND NEARBY SMALLER ISLANDS, LAU AND LOMAIVITI GROUP, TAVEUNI AND NEARBY SMALLER ISLANDS AND NORTHEASTERN PARTS OF VANUA LEVU.
A high pressure system to the far south of the group directs a fresh to strong southeasterly wind flow over the country.
Forecast to midnight tonight for the Fiji group: For Yasawa group, Coral Coast, Kadavu and nearby smaller islands, Lau and Lomaiviti group, Taveuni and nearby smaller islands and northeastern parts of Vanua Levu: Strong southeasterly winds with average speed of 50km/hr.
Winds gradually easing from later today. Rough to very rough seas. Moderate southerly swells.
For the rest of the group: Moderate to fresh southeasterly winds, gusty at times. Rough seas. Moderate southerly swells.
Cloudy periods with brief showers over the eastern parts and interior of the larger islands.
Fine apart from possible brief afternoon or evening showers elsewhere. Cool at night.