A high pressure system to the far south of Fiji directs a cool south to southeasterly wind flow over most parts of the group. Meanwhile, a weak trough of low pressure with cloud and showers remains slow moving just to the north of Fiji. It is expected to drift southwards from later tomorrow and affect the northern and eastern parts of the group. Forecast to midnight tomorrow for the Fiji group: Cloudy periods with some showers over the northern, eastern parts and the interior of the larger islands. Showers becoming more frequent and heavy from tomorrow. Elsewhere, fine apart from isolated afternoon or evening showers. Cool nights. Moderate southeast winds, fresh at times. Rough seas. Outlook for Friday :
Occasional showers and few thunderstorms over the northern and eastern parts of the group. Elsewhere, fine apart from afternoon or evening showers . Cool at night.