Strong wind warning for Vava’u and the Niuas

A strong wind warning remains in force for Vavaʻu and the Niuas land areas.

Fuʻamotu MetService issued the severe weather watch for the two outer islands of Tonga at 1pm this afternoon.

This watch is also for the likelihood of significant heavy damaging swell – especially for the Niuas, Vava’u and Ha’apai coastal waters.

Met said tropical depression 17f was located about 335km northwest of Niuafo’ou at about 7:00am this morning.  The system is moving northwest at 08 knots.

Meanwhile a trough lies over north of the Niuas.

Associated clouds and occasional showers affects the group.

Forecast to midnight tomorrow for Tonga:

For the Niuas: Moderate to fresh east to northeast winds strong at times. Cloudy and overcast with occasional showers.

For Vava’u and Ha’apai:Moderate to fresh east to southeast winds strong at times.Mostly cloudy with scattered showers.

For Tongatapu and ‘Eua: Moderate to fresh east to southeast winds. Mainly fine apart from cloudy periods with possible scattered showers.

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  1. ‘OKU KEI TU’U PE FAKATOKANGA MATANGI HAKOHAKO KIHE KONGA FONUA ‘O VAVA’U MOE ONGO NIUA.

    TU’UNGA ‘OE ‘EA:
    KOE ‘ALOTAMAKI FAKA-TALOPIKI KOIA KO 17F NA’E FE’UNGA HONO UHOUHONGA MOE LATITUTE 13.1 FAKA-TONGA MOE
    LONGITUTE 177.4 HIHIFO PE 335KM TOKELAU-HIHIFO ‘O NIUAFO’OU ‘IHE 7:00AM ‘OE PONGIPONGI NI. KOE ‘ALOTAMAKI
    ‘OKU NE NGA’UNU TOKELAUHIHIFO ‘IHE MAILETAHI ‘E 08 KIHE HOUA.LOLOTONGA KOIA KOHA ‘ALOTAMAKI ‘UHA ‘OKU NE
    LOLOTONGA TOKA ‘IHE TOKELAU ‘OE ONGO NIUA. KOHA ‘AO’AOFIA MOHA ‘UHO’UHA FAKATAIMI TENE UESIA ‘AE ONGO NIUA
    PEA MOE NGAAHI FEITU’U ‘E NI’IHI ‘OE ‘OTU TONGA.

    FAKAMATALA’EA KIHE TU’APO ‘APONGIPONGI KIHE ‘OTU TONGA:

    KIHE ONGO NIUA:
    ANGI MAMALOHI KE MALOHIANGE E MATANGI MEIHE HAHAKE MOE TOKELAUHAHAKE PEA HAKOHAKO HA
    NGAAHI TAIMI. ‘AO’AOFIA MO POPO’ULI E LANGI MOHA ‘UHO’UHA TU’U MO TO FAKATAIMI.

    KI VAVA’U AND HA’APAI:
    ANGI MAMALOHI KE MALOHIANGE E MATANGI MEIHE HAHAKE MOE TONGAHAHAKE PEA HAKOHAKO
    HA NGAAHI TAIMI. LAHI KE ‘AO’AOFIA MOHA ‘UHO’UHA TU’U MO TO TO TO HOLO.

    KI TONGATAPU PEA MO ‘EUA:
    ANGI MAMALOHI KE MALOHIANGE E MATANGI MEIHE HAHAKE MOE TONGAHAHAKE.
    ‘ALOMALIE PE TUKUKEHE HA ‘AO’AOFIA FAKATAIMI PEA MALAVA PE KE ‘IAI
    MOHA ‘UHO’UHA TU’U MO TO TO TO HOLO.

    TU’U KIHE FALAITE:

    KIHE ONGO NIUA:
    ANGI MAMALOHI E MATANGI MEIHE HAHAKE MOE TOKELAUHAHAKE PEA HAKOHAKO HA NGAAHI TAIMI.
    LAHI KE ‘AO’AOFIA PEA MOHA ‘UHO’UHA FAKATAIMI PEA MALAVA KE LOLO LAHI HA NGAAHI TAIMI.

    KI VAVA’U MO HA’APAI:
    ANGI MAMALOHI KE MALOHIANGE E MATANGI MEIHE HAHAKE MOE TONGAHAHAKE PEA HAKOHAKO
    HA NGAAHI TAIMI. LAHI KE ‘AO’AOFIA MOHA ‘UHO’UHA TU’U MO TO TO TO HOLO.

    KI TONGATAPU PEA MO ‘EUA:
    ANGI MAMALOHI KE MALOHIANGE E MATANGI MEIHE HAHAKE MOE TONGAHAHAKE PEA HAKOHAKO
    HA NGAAHI TAIMI. LAHI KE ‘ALOMALIE PE TUKUKEHE HA ‘AO’AOFIA FAKATAIMI.

    FUA MAFANA KI NUKU’ALOFA:

    KOE MAFANA ‘E A’U KIHE MA’OLUNGA KOE TIKILI SELISIASI ‘E 27 HE ‘AHO NI.
    PEA ‘E A’U KIHE MA’ULALO KOE TIKILI SELISIASI ‘E 23 ‘APO.
    ……………………………………………………………..

    FAKAMATALA’EA KI TAHI:

    ‘OKU KEI TU’U PE ‘AE FAKATOKANGA MATANGI HAKOHAKO KIHE NGAAHI POTUTAHI
    ‘O VAVA’U,HA’APAI, MOE ONGO NIUA.

    ‘OKU KEI TU’U PE MOE FAKATOKANGA PEAU AAKE MALOHI MALAVA KENE FAKATUPU HA
    MAUMAU KIHE NGAAHI POTUTAHI MOE MATAAFANGA ‘OE ONGO NIUA,VAVA’U PEA MO HA’APAI.

    FAKAMATALA’EA KIHE TU’APO ‘APONGIPONGI KIHE NGAAHI POTUTAHI ‘OE ‘OTU TONGA:

    KIHE POTUTAHI ‘OE ONGO NIUA:
    ANGI E MATANGI MEIHE HAHAKE MAILETAHI ‘E 25-30 KIHE HOUA PEA A’U KIHE MAILETAHI
    ‘E 35 KIHE HOUA HA NGAAHI TAIMI. HOU KE HOU ‘AUPITO E TAHI. AAKE MAMALOHI KE MALOHI
    ‘AUPITO E PEAU MEIHE TONGA MOE TONGAHAHAKE.

    KIHE POTUTAHI ‘O VAVA’U MO HA’APAI:
    ANGI E MATANGI MEIHE HAHAKE MOE TONGAHAHAKE MAILETAHI ‘E 25-30 KIHE HOUA PEA
    A’U KIHE MAILETAHI ‘E 35 KIHE HOUA HA NGAAHI TAIMI. HOU KE HOU ‘AUPITO E TAHI.
    AAKE MAMALOHI KE MALOHI ‘AUPITO E PEAU MEIHE HAHAKE MOE TONGAHAHAKE.

    KIHE POTUTAHI ‘O TONGATAPU MO ‘EUA:
    ANGI E MATANGI MEIHE HAHAKE MOE TONGAHAHAKE MAILETAHI E 15-20 KIHE HOUA PEA A’U
    KIHE MAILETAHI ‘E 25 KIHE HOUA HA NGAAHI TAIMI. HOUHOUSI’I KE HOU E TAHI.
    AAKE MAMALOHI E PEAU MEIHE HAHAKE MOE TONGAHAHAKE.

    TU’U KIHE FALAITE:

    KIHE KOTOA E NGAAHI POTUTAHI ‘OE ‘OTU TONGA:

    KIHE POTUTAHI ‘OE ONGO NIUA:
    ANGI E MATANGI MEIHE HAHAKE MAILETAHI ‘E 25-30 KIHE HOUA PEA A’U KIHE MAILETAHI
    ‘E 35 KIHE HOUA HA NGAAHI TAIMI. HOU KE HOU ‘AUPITO E TAHI. AAKE MAMALOHI E PEAU
    MEIHE TONGAHAHAKE.

    KIHE NGAAHI POTUTAHI ‘O HA’APAI MO VAVA’U:
    ANGI E MATANGI MEIHE TONGAHAHAKE MAILETAHI ‘E 25-30 KIHE HOUA PEA A’U KIHE MAILETAHI
    ‘E 35 KI HE HOUA HA NGAAHI TAIMI. HOU E TAHI. AAKE MAMALOHI E PEAU MEIHE HAHAKE KIHE
    TONGAHAHAKE.

    KIHE POTUTAHI TONGATAPU MO ‘EUA
    ANGI E MATANGI MEI HE HAHAKE KIHE TONGAHAHAKE MAILETAHI E 15-20 KIHE HOUA PEA A’U KIHE
    MAILETAHI ‘E 25 KIHE HOUA HA NGAAHI TAIMI.AAKE MAMALOHI E PEAU MEI TONGA MOE TONGAHAHAKE.

    HU’A MOE MAMAHA ‘AE TAHI:

    MAHATOKA : 12:40PM
    TAUMALIE : 06:50PM

    KOE FUA E PALOMETA ‘IHE MALA’E VAKAPUNA FUA’AMOTU HE TAIMI 1:00PM NA’E MILIPA ‘E 1014.6
    PEA KOE HAUHAU ‘OE ‘EA NA’E PESETI ‘E 71% .

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