Indonesian Weather Bulletin For Shipping

Last Update : 01 April 2015

I. PART ONE

TYPHOON MAYSAK 915 HPA at 12.1N 133.9E MOVEMENT WEST 9 KT. MAXIMUM WIND 95 KT NEAR CENTER.

II. PART TWO :

SYNOPTIC WEATHER ANALYSIS :  FOR  00.00  UTC   DATE  APRIL1ST,  2015  
- GENERAL SITUATION  WEAK TO MODERATE  NORTHEAST TO SOUTH WINDS.
- INTER TROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE [ I.T.C.Z. ]  PASSING OVER  :  NIL.
- CONVERGENCE LINE (C.L.) PASSING OVER : SULA ISLANDS WATERS, AMBON WATERS,
   MANOKWARI  WATERS, PACIFIC OCEAN NORTH PAPUA.
- LOW PRESSURE AREA : NIL.

III. PART THREE :

SEA AREA FORECAST VALID  24 HOURS  FROM : 10. 00 UTC  DATE APRIL 1ST,  2015   AS FOLLOWS  :
 
A. WEATHER :
1. THE POSSIBILITY OF SCATTERED TO OVERCAST AND MODERATE RAIN OCCASIONALLY FOLLOWED BY THUNDERSTORM COULD OCCUR THE OVER AREAS OF : SIMEULUE-MEULABOH ISLANDS WATERS, NIAS-SIBOLGA ISLANDS WATERS, PONTIANAK WATERS, SOUTH KALIMANTAN WATERS, KOTA BARU WATERS, NORTH JAVA WATERS, MADURA STRAIT, WEST SOUTH-MAKASSAR WATERS, BONE GULF, TOMINI GULF, KENDARI WATERS, BAU-BAU WATERS, WAKATOBI ISLANDS WATERS, BANGGAI ISLANDS WATERS, SULA ISLANDS WATERS, SERAM SEA, AMBON WATERS, BANDA SEA, RAJA AMPAT-SORONG WATERS, FAK-FAK-KAIMANA WATERS, CENDRAWASIH GULF, BIAK WATERS, JAYAPURA-SARMI WATERS, EAST ARAFURU SEA, YOS SUDARSO WATERS.
 
2THE POSSIBILITY OF SCATTERED TO BROKEN CLOUDS AND RAIN OR LOCAL RAIN COULD OCCUR THE OVER AREAS OF : RIAU WATERS, MENTAWAI-PADANG WATERS, BANGKA STRAIT, LAMPUNG WATERS, SUNDA STRAIT, CENTER AND EAST JAVA SEA, SOUTH MAKASSAR STRAIT, KAI-ARU ISLAND WATERS, AGATS-AMAMAPARE WATERS, AND MERAUKE WATERS.
 
B. WINDS DIRECTION AND SPEED FROM SURFACE UP TO 3000 FEET :
     WINDS OVER INDONESIA WATERS, NORTHERN EQUATOR GENERALLY NORTHWEST
     TO NORTHEAST AND  SOUTHERN  EQUATOR GENERALLY EAST TO SOUTH AT ABOUT
     3 TO 30 KNOTS.
 
C. STATE OF SEA :
1.  SLIGHT TO MODERATE SEA SURFACE AND LOW SWELL COULD OCCUR AT : INDIAN OCEAN SOUTH EAST-JAVA TO INDIAN OCEAN SOUTH NTB, EAST SULAWESI SEA, BITUNG-MANADO-WATERS, SANGIHE ISLANDS WATERS, NORTH MALUKU SEA, EAST HALMAHERA WATERS, WEST SERAM SEA, RAJA AMPAT-SORONG WATERS, MANOKWARI WATERS, CENDRAWASIH WATERS, BIAK WATERS, SARMI WATERS, SOUTH YOS SUDARSO WATERS, AND MERAUKE WATERS.
 
2.  OTHER SEA AREAS GENERALLY ARE SEA SLIGHT AND SWELL LOW.
 
3.   RECOMMENDATION ( EARLY WARNING ) : MODERATE TO VERY ROUGH SEA SURFACE AND MODERATE SWELL: NORTH TALAUD ISLANDS WATERS, NORTH HALMAHERA WATERS, PACIFIC OCEAN NORTH HALMAHERA, AND PACIFIC OCEAN EAST FILIPINA.

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