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 Weather Forecast issued from Funafuti Meteorological Service 16th December, 2020 at 06.00pm this evening.

WARNING: A STRONG WIND WARNING IS NOW INFORCE OVER LAND AREAS OF NIULAKITA AND NUKULAELAE AND REMAINS INFORCE OVER SOUTHERN WATERS.
 

Situation: A strong northerly wind flow prevails over southern atolls. Meanwhile a shower band approaches Niulakita from the West. Fair weather covers the group.  

Forecast for tonight until 6am.

For Niulakita: Cloudy to overcast with isolated showers heavy at times and possible thunderstorms near squalls. For Nukulaelae and Funafuti: Cloudy to overcast with light showers of rain at times.
For Nukulaelae and Niulakita: Northerly winds 15 to 25 knots over land areas, gusting up to 35 knots near squalls, 20 to 30 knots over open waters, gusting up to 40 knots near squalls. For Funafuti: Northerly winds 10 to 20 knots over land areas, with higher winds at times, 15 to 25 knots over open waters with higher winds at times.  
Seas rough to very rough with north easterly swells 2 to 3 meters.

For Central and Northern Group: Cloudy to overcast with chance of passing showers of rain at times.  North to north easterly winds 10 to 20 knots. Seas moderate to rough.
 

Outlook for the next 3 days:            

Thursday       -          For Niulakita and Nukulaelae: Overcast to cloudy intervals with brief showers of rain at times.  Northerly winds 15 to 25 knots over land areas, with higher winds near squalls, 20 to 30 knots over open waters with higher winds near squalls. For Funafuti: Cloudy periods with chance passing showers at times. Northerly winds 10 to 20 knots over land areas, with higher winds at times, 15 to 25 knots over open waters with higher winds at times.  
Seas rough to very rough with north easterly swells 2 to 3 meters.

For Central and Northern Group, cloudy periods with chance of passing showers of rain at times.

North to north-easterly winds 15 to 20 knots.

Seas rough.


Friday             -       For Southern atolls: Cloudy periods with brief showers of rain at times.
Northerly winds 10 to 20 knots over land areas with higher winds at times near squalls, 15 to 25 knots over open waters with higher winds at times near squalls.
Seas very rough to rough with north easterly swell 2 to 3 meters easing.
Elsewhere,
mostly fine. North easterly winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas rough to moderate.  

 

Saturday        -       For Niulakita: Overcast to cloudy periods with brief showers of rain at times.

                                    Elsewhere, Cloudy periods with passing showers of rain at times.

                                    Northerly winds 10 to 15 knots.

                                    Seas moderate.

 

Tidal Prediction:
High tide                    - 06.10 pm this afternoon at 3.0 m

Low tide                     - 12.38 am midnight tonight at 1.2 m.
Next High tide          - 06.45 am tomorrow morning at 2.7 m.
Next Low tide           - 12.37 pm after midday tomorrow at 1.4 m.

 

Sunrise and sunset prediction for tomorrow:

Sunrise at 05.41 am tomorrow morning.
Sunset at 06.16 pm tomorrow evening.


Inundation Information: Inundated of low lying and coastal areas, swamps and barrow pits overflow affected by our spring tides of this month will continue until Thursday the 17th of December, 2020.
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‘Tau ote aso mo Tūvalu ne fakatoka mai te Ōfisa ‘Tau o Aso i Funāfuti Po 16  Tesema, 2020 ite 6.00 ite afiafi nei.   

FAKAPULAGA: TE MATAGI MALOSI KO SAI NEI I LUGA O KOGAA LAUKELE O NIULAKITA MO NUKULAELAE KAE KOI TUMAU LOA TE SAI I KOGAATAI O FENUA KI SAUTE O TUVALU.         

Fakaˊtauga: Te alaalaga matagi mai matuu e fakalava nei I luga o fenua ki Saute. Mote vaitau  nei, te fakaputuga kaumana vaiua e gasue ki luga I Niulakita mai feitu ki ‘togalaa. Aso feoloolo ka aofia ei tou atufenua.


Te tau ote aso ite afiafi nei ke oko kite 6 ite taeao.

Mo Niulakita: Ka kaumanaa kite ‘kapu te lagi fakatasi mo nai sologaa vaiua kae ka too lotu I ne taimi kae ka mafai o isi ne uila mo fatili I tafatfaa o mana. Mo Nukulaelae mo Funafuti: Ka kaumanaa kite ‘kapu te lagi fakatasi mo nai afuuga vaiua ine taimi.

Mo Nukulaelae mo Niulakita: Te matagi ka agi mai matuu 15 kite 25 nooti I luga I kogaa laukele, kae ka tuu faka’kautaufa tena agi I tafatafa o mana ki se makini e 35 nooti, 20 kite 30 nooti I luga I kogaa tai kae ka tuu faka’kautaufa tena agi I tafatafa o mana ki se makini e 40. Mo Funafuti: Te matagi ka agi mai matuu 10 kite 20 nooti I luga I kogaa laukele, kae kai tai malosi atu tena agi ine taimi, 15 kite 25 nooti I luga I kogaa tai kae ka tai malosi atu tena agi I ne taimi.
Te moana ka sou kite sou kii fakatasi mo maluaa peau mai matuu saegalaa 2 kite 3 mita.
Mo fenua kite Kogaaloto mo Matuu: Ka kaumanaa kite kapu te lagi mote fakamoemoega me ka mafai o isi ne afuafuga vaiua ine taimi. Te matagi ka agi mai matuu ki matuu saegalaa 10 kite 20 nooti. Te moana ka feoloolo kite sou.


Kilokiloga mo aso e 3 mai mua nei:

Aso Faa          -           Mo Niulakita mo Nukulaelae: Ka ‘kapu te lagi kite solo kaumana I vaa o taimi fakatasi mo afuuga vaiua ine taimi. Te matagi ka agi mai matuu 15 kite 25 nooti I luga I kogaa laukele, kae ka tai malosi atu tena agi I tafatafa o mana, 20 kite 30 nooti I luga I kogaa tai, kae ka tai malosi atu tena agi I tafatafa o mana. Mo Funafuti: Ka kaumanaa mote fakamoemoega me ka mafai o isi ne afuafuga vaiua ine taimi. Te matagi ka agi mai matuu 10 kite 20 nooti I luga I kogaa laukele, kae kai tai malosi atu tena agi ine taimi, 15 kite 25 nooti I luga I kogaa tai kae ka tai malosi atu tena agi I ne taimi. Te moana ka sou kite sou kii fakatasi mo maluaa peau mai matuu saegalaa 2 kite 3 mita.
Mo fenua kite Kogaaloto mo Matuu, ka kaumanaa mote fakamoemoega me ka mafai o isi ne afuafuga vaiua ine taimi. Te matagi ka agi mai matuu ki matuu saegalaa 15 kite 20 nooti. Te moana ka sou.

 

Aso Lima        -           Mo fenua ki Saute: Ka kaumanaa te lagi fakatasi mo afuuga vaiua ine taimi. Te matag ka agi mai matuu 10 kite 20 nooti I luga I kogaa laukele kae ka tai malosi atu tena agi I tafatafa o mana, 15 kite 25 nooti I luga I kogaa tagi kae ka tai malosi atu tena agi i ne taimi I tafatafa o mana. Te moana ka sou kii kite sou fakatasi mo maluaa peau mai matuu saegalaa 2 kite 3 mita ko olo o seai.
Mote toega o fenua, ka lasi kite lei. Te matagi ka agi mai matuu saegalaa 10 kite 15 nooti. Te moana ka sou kite feoloolo.

 

Aso Ono         -       Mo Niulakita: Ka ‘kapu kite solo kaumana fakatasi mo afūga vaiua ine taimi.

                                    Mo toega o fenua, Ka solo kaumana mote fakamoemoega me ka mafai o isi ne

                                    afuafuga vaiua ine taimi.

                                   Te matagi ka agi mai Mātū 10 kite 15 nooti.
                                   
                                   Te moana ka feoloolo.


Gasuesuēga ote ′tai:
‘Tai ka fonu                             - 06.10 ite fakaafiafi nei kise malug ae 3.0 mita.
‘Tai ka masa                            - 12.38 ite vaeluapoo nei kise malalo e 1.2 m
ita.
‘Tai ka toe fonu                       - 06.45 ite taeao ma taeao kise maluga e 2.7 mita.
‘Tai ka toe masa                      - 12.37 ite fakatutonu ma taeao kise malalo e 1.4 mita.


Saēga mote ′tōga ote lā mā taeao:
Kā sae te lā ite 05.41 ite ′taeao mā taeao.
Kā tō te lā ite 06.16 ite afiafi mā taeao.


Fakailoaga mo tatou katoa: Ka lasi te lofiaga mo koo’gakoga malalo ote fenua pela foki mo taisala salalau mo koo’gakoga tafatafa ki feitu ki tai mo namo mai tai lasi ote masina nei ka fakasoko atu ke oko kite Asofaa po 17 o Tesema 2020 ite vaiaso nei.

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