Indonesian Weather Bulletin For Shipping

Last Update : 24 April 2014

I. PART ONE

STORM WARNING :   NIL.

II. PART TWO :

SYNOPTIC WEATHER ANALYSIS :  FOR  00.00  UTC   DATE   APRIL 24, 2014
- GENERAL SITUATION  WEAK TO MODERATE NORTHEAST TO SOUTHWEST   WINDS.
- INTER TROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE [ I.T.C.Z. ]  PASSING OVER  :  NIL.
- CONVERGENCE LINE (C.L.) PASSING OVER : ARAFURA SEA.

III. PART THREE :

SEA AREA FORECAST VALID  24 HOURS  FROM : 10. 00 UTC  DATE APRIL 24, 2014AS FOLLOWS  :
 
A. WEATHER :
1. THE POSSIBILITY OF SCATTERED TO OVERCAST AND MODERATE RAIN OCCASIONALLY  FOLLOWED BY THUNDERSTORM COULD OCCUR THE OVER AREAS OF : ACEH WATERS, NIAS ISLANDS WATERS, NORTH SUMATERA WATERS, WEST SUMATERA WATERS, MENTAWAI ISLANDS WATERS, MALACCA STRAIT,  BANDA SEA, SOUTHEAST MALUKU WATERS, ARU SEA, TIMIKA WATERS, MERAUKE WATERS AND ARAFURA SEA.
 
2.  THE POSSIBILITY OF SCATTERED TO BROKEN CLOUDS AND RAIN OR LOCAL RAIN COULD OCCUR THE OVER AREAS OF :   BANGKA BELITUNG ISLANDS WATERS, WESTERN JAVA  SEA, MACASSAR STRAIT AND SERAM SEA.
 
B. WINDS DIRECTION AND SPEED FROM SURFACE UP TO 3000 FEET :
     WINDS  OVER  INDONESIAN  WATERS, NORTHERN  EQUATOR GENERALLY WEST TO
     NORTHEAST  AND   SOUTHERN  EQUATOR GENERALLY SOUTHEAST TO SOUTHWEST AT 
     ABOUT  3  TO  25  KNOTS.
 
 
C. STATE OF SEA :
1.  SLIGHT TO MODERATE SEA SURFACE AND LOW SWELL COULD OCCUR AT : WESTERN SUMATERA ISLAND INDIAN OCEAN AND SOUTHEASTERN OF ARAFURA SEA.
 
 
2.  OTHER SEA AREAS GENERALLY ARE SEA SLIGHT AND SWELL LOW.
 
3.  RECOMMENDATION ( EARLY WARNING ) : MODERATE TO VERY ROUGH SEA SURFACE AND MODERATE  SWELL : NIL.

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