24th November, 2017

 

 

Advisory – Below Normal Rainfall:

Below Normal rainfall persists across the Kiribati islands and this condition is expected to continue in the coming months. Hence the public is advised to take this message seriously in their daily usage of fresh water and to manage and use their public rainwater tanks wisely. The public is also encouraged to provide their full support, assistance and oversight to any rainwater harvesting projects in their respective villages to allow for maximum use of rainfall from time to time.

 

 

MORNING  WEATHER  FORECAST  FOR  THE  GILBERT GROUP  AND  BANABA  ISSUED  FROM  THE KIRIBATI  METEOROLOGICAL  SERVICE  IN  BETIO  AT  05:00-AM  24-TH  NOVEMBER,  2017  AND  VALID  FROM  6-AM  THIS  MORNING  UP  TO  6-PM  IN  THE  AFTERNOON

 

SITUATION:

The broad band of convective clouds or ITCZ  is about and north of Makin and Butaritari.

 

NORTHERN GILBERTS:

Gentle to moderate south-easterly winds of 6 to 13 knots.

Slight seas.

Today: Some showers about and east of Makin and Butaritari but mostly sunny.

Tonight: Some brief morning showers.

 

TARAWA:

Gentle to moderate easterly winds of 6 to 12 knots.

Slight to moderate seas.

Today: Mostly sunny.

Tonight: Partly cloudy.

 

SOUTHERN GILBERTS:

Gentle to moderate easterly winds of 7 to 13 knots.

Moderate seas.

Today: Mostly sunny.

Tonight: Partly cloudy.

 

BANABA:

Gentle to moderate southerly winds of 6 to 12 knots.

Slight to moderate seas.

Today: Mostly sunny.

Tonight: Some showers.

 

MOON PHASE:

Three more days to first quarter.

 

TIDE PREDICTIONS:

Tide High Low High
Time 07:20 am 01:09 pm 07:31 pm
Height (meters) 2.04 1.27 2.25

 

 

 

 

 

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