A STRONG WIND WARNING REMAINS IN FORCE FOR THE LAND AREAS OF THE SOUTHWEST PARTS OF VITI LEVU [SIGATOKA TO PACIFIC HARBOUR] AND VANUA LEVU [NABOUWALU], THE NORTHEAST PARTS OF VITI LEVU [RAKIRAKI], YASAWA AND MAMANUCA GROUP, TAVEUNI AND NEARBY SMALLER ISLANDS, LAU AND LOMAIVITI GROUP, KADAVU AND NEARBY SMALLER ISLANDS.
A DAMAGING HEAVY SWELL WARNING REMAINS IN FORCE FOR THE COASTAL AREAS OF SOUTHWEST VITI LEVU [COAST AREAS OF NATADOLA TO CORAL COAST TO PACIFIC HARBOUR], SOUTHERN COASTAL AREAS OF MAMANUCA GROUP, BEQA, KADAVU AND VATULELE.
A DAMAGING HEAVY SWELL WARNING REMAINS IN FORCE FOR THE SOUTHWEST VITI LEVU WATERS, MAMANUCA WATERS AND KADAVU PASSAGE.
An intensifying high pressure system to the southwest of Fiji continues to direct a fresh to strong southeast wind flow over the group. The high pressure system is moving east and generates and directs heavy swells over the southwest waters of the Fiji group.
Forecast to midnight tomorrow for the Fiji group: For Yasawa and Mamanuca group and the northeastern parts of Viti Levu and Vanua Levu and Kadavu and nearby smaller islands:
Expect southeast winds with average speed of 50km/hr gusting upto 60km/hr. For Lau and Lomaiviti group, Taveuni and nearby smaller islands, southwest parts of Viti Levu and Vanua Levu : Expect fresh to strong winds with average speed of 37km/hr to 50km/hr and gusts upto 60km/hr. For the rest of Fiji group :
Moderate to fresh southeast winds, gusty at times. Cloudy periods with some showers over the eastern parts and interior of the larger islands. Mainly fine weather with isolated afternoon showers possible. Cool at night.
Expect sea flooding of coastal areas of Southwest Viti Levu and the southern coastal areas of Mamanuca group, Beqa, Kadavu and Vatulele especially during high tide. Rough to very rough seas. Outlook for Sunday : Cloudy periods with some showers over the eastern parts and interior of the larger islands. Fine apart from possible afternoon or evening showers.