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 encourage 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.

 

Swell Advisory # 17:

A swell Advisory remains in force over the Northern Line islands and Phoenix group. The public is advised to take precautionary measures to minimize possible impacts.

 

TODAY’S  WEATHER  FORECAST  FOR  NORTHERN  LINE  AND  PHOENIX  GROUP  ISSUED  AT  4.00-AM  FROM  KIRITIMATI  METEOROLOGICAL  STATION  FOR  FRIDAY  NOVEMBER  24-TH  AND  VALID  FROM  6.00AM  THIS  MORNING  UP  TO  6.00-PM  THIS  AFTERNOON

 

Situation:

Broadband of convective clouds known as ITCZ remains north of Northern Line islands extending westward approaching north of Northern Gilbert group.

 

 

Northern Line islands:

 

Washington:

Moderate easterly winds of 10 to 15kts and fresh at times by 19kts.

Moderate to rough seas.

Today:Cloudy period.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy.

 

Fanning:

Moderate easterly winds of 10 to 15kts and fresh at times by 20kts.

Moderate to rough seas.

Today:Mostly cloudy.

Tonight: Cloudy apart from partly cloudy.

 

Kiritimati:

Moderate easterly winds of 10 to 15kts and fresh at times by 22kts.

Moderate to rough seas.

Today: Cloudy apart from few possible showers.

Tonight: Partly cloudy becoming cloudy with few morning showers.

 

 

Phoenix Islands:

 

Kanton:

Moderate north-easterly to easterly winds of 10 to 15kts and fresh at times by 19kts.

Moderate to rough seas.

Today:Partly cloudy to cloudy with few morning showers about and south of Kanton.

Tonight: Partly cloudy.

 

MOON PHASE:

First quarter is on Sunday November 26th 2017.

 

 

TIDE PREDICTIONS:

 

 

KIRITIMATI ISLAND:

Tide High Low High
Time 08.50am 04.38pm 10.22pm
Height in metres 0.79 0.09 0.43

 

KANTON ISLAND:

Tide High Low High
Time 11.27am 05.24pm 11.33pm
Height in metres 0.76 0.24 0.88

 

 

 

 

 

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