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Public Weather Update – 11.30am Monday 14th December

Weather Bulletin Issued from the National Weather Forecasting Centre Nadi at 11:30am on Monday the 14th of December 2020 Situation : Tropical Cyclone Yasa [995hpa] was located near 16.0S 172.0E
14 Dec 2020 11:50
Public Weather Update – 11.30am Monday 14th December

Weather Bulletin
Issued from the National Weather Forecasting Centre Nadi at 11:30am on Monday the 14th of December 2020

Situation : Tropical Cyclone Yasa [995hpa] was located near 16.0S 172.0E or about 510km west-northwest of Viwa at 6am today. TC Yasa is currently moving southwest at about 4 knots. Associated moist easterly wind flow prevails over the group.

Forecast to midnight tomorrow for the Fiji group:
Today: Cloudy periods with some showers over eastern parts and interior of the larger islands, Yasawa and Mamanuca, Lau and Lomaiviti group. Elsewhere, fine apart from isolated afternoon or
evening showers and thunderstorms.

Tomorrow: Occasional showers and isolated thunderstorms over Yasawa and Mamanuca group, Eastern half of Viti Levu, Vanua Levu, Taveuni and nearby smaller islands and Northern Lau group. Elsewhere, fine apart from showers especially in the afternoon or evening and possible isolated thunderstorms. Isolated heavy falls likely from tomorrow. Moderate easterly winds. Moderate seas.

Outlook for Wednesday : Occasional rain and squally thunderstorms developing over Yasawa and Mamanuca group and Vanua Levu. Occasional showers and isolated thunderstorms over eastern half of Viti Levu, Taveuni and nearby smaller islands and the Northern Lau group. Cloudy periods with some showers and isolated thunderstorms elsewhere showers increasing to rain from later Wednesday. Isolated heavy falls expected. Winds becoming moderate to fresh from later Wednesday.

Weather Chart as at 9am, December 14, 2020.

Weather Chart as at 9am, December 14, 2020.

For Navua / Suva / Nausori :
Today: Cloudy periods with some showers.
Tomorrow: Occasional showers and isolated thunderstorms.
Outlook for Wednesday : Occasional rain, heavy at times and few thunderstorms.

For Sigatoka / Coral Coast:
Today: Fine apart from isolated afternoon or evening showers and possible thunderstorms.
Tomorrow: Cloudy with some showers.
Outlook for Wednesday: Occasional rain, heavy at times and few thunderstorms

For Nadi / Lautoka / Ba :
Fine apart from showers especially in the afternoon or evening and isolated thunderstorms. Showers becoming frequent from Tuesday.
Outlook for Wednesday : Occasional rain, heavy at times and few thunderstorms.

For Tavua / Rakiraki :
Today: Cloudy periods with brief showers and isolated afternoon andevening thunderstorms.
Tomorrow: Cloudy with showers especially in the afternoon or evening.
Outlook for Wednesday: Occasional rain, heavy at times and few thunderstorms.

For Labasa :
Today: Cloudy periods with some showers especially in the afternoon or evening.
Tomorrow: Occasional showers and isolated thunderstorms.
Outlook for Wednesday : Occasional rain, heavy at times and few thunderstorms.

For Savusavu :
Today: 
Cloudy periods with some showers.
Tomorrow:
Occasional showers and isolated thunderstorms.
Outlook for Wednesday :
Occasional rain, heavy at times and few thunderstorms.

For Lau and Lomaiviti Group:
Today: Cloudy periods with some showers.
Tomorrow: Occasional showers and isolated thunderstorms.
Outlook for Wednesday: Occasional rain, heavy at times and few thunderstorms.

For Kadavu:
Today: Cloudy periods with brief showers and isolated afternoon or evening showers thunderstorms.
Tomorrow: Cloudy periods with some showers and isolated thunderstorms.
Outlook for Wednesday: Occasional rain, heavy at times and few thunderstorms.

For Rotuma : A HEAVY RAIN WARNING REMAINS IN FORCE FOR ROTUMA

A STRONG WIND WARNING REMAINS IN FORCE FOR ALL LAND AREAS AND WATERS OF ROTUMA.

Situation : Tropical Yasa [995hpa] Category 1 was located near 16.0S
172.0E or about 660km southwest of Rotuma at 6am today. TC Yasa is
currently moving southwest at about 8km/hr. Associated rain bands
affects Rotuma.

Periods of rain, heavy at times and squally thunderstorms.
Over Land areas: Strong northwest to northeast winds with average
speed of 45km/hr gusting to 55km/hr.
Over Waters: Northwest to northeast winds upto 25 knots gusting to 30 knots.
Rough to very rough seas. Moderate easterly swells.
Poor visibility in areas of heavy rain.

Outlook for Wednesday : Rain and thunderstorms continuing.



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