Indonesian Weather Bulletin For Shipping

Last Update : 24 May 2015

I. PART ONE

NIL

II. PART TWO :

SYNOPTIC WEATHER ANALYSIS :  FOR  00.00  UTC   DATE  MAY 24TH,  2015
- GENERAL SITUATION  WEAK TO MODERATE EAST TO WEST WINDS.
- INTER TROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE [ I.T.C.Z. ]  PASSING OVER  :  NIL.
- CONVERGENCE LINE (C.L.) PASSING OVER : SULAWESI SEA, HALMAHERA ISLANDS
  WATERS, HALMAHERA SEA, AND NORTH SORONG-MANOKWARI PACIFIC OCEAN.
- LOW PRESSURE AREA : 1010HPA AT NORTH PAPUA PACIFIC OCEAN.

III. PART THREE :

SEA AREA FORECAST VALID  24 HOURS  FROM : 10. 00 UTC  DATE MAY 24TH,  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 : MALACA STRAIT, ANAMBAS-NATUNA ISLANDS WATERS, NATUNA SEA, SOUTH CHINA SEA, RIAU ISLANDS WATERS, LINGGA ISLANDS WATERS, SINGKAWANG WATERS, PONTIANAK WATERS, SULAWESI SEA, TOMINI GULF, CENTRAL SULAWESI WATERS, BANGGAI SILANDS WATERS, HALMAHERA ISLANDS WATERS, SORONG WATERS AND MANOKWARI WATERS.
 
2.  THE POSSIBILITY OF SCATTERED TO BROKEN CLOUDS AND RAIN OR LOCAL RAIN COULD OCCUR THE OVER AREAS OF : LHOKSEUMAWE WATERS, NORTH PANGKAL PINANG WATERS, KARIMATA STRAIT, KETAPANG WATERS, MACASAR STRAIT, SULA ISLANDS WATERS, AND CENDRAWASIH GULF.
 
B. WINDS DIRECTION AND SPEED FROM SURFACE UP TO 3000 FEET :
      WINDS OVER INDONESIA WATERS, NORTHERN EQUATOR GENERALLY EAST TO WEST
      AND SOUTHERN  EQUATOR GENERALLY SOUTHEAST TO SOUTH AT ABOUT 3 TO 24
      KNOTS.
 
C. STATE OF SEA :
1.  SLIGHT TO MODERATE SEA SURFACE AND LOW SWELL COULD OCCUR AT : SABANG WATERS, SOUTH BANTEN INDIAN OCEAN, SOUTH MACASAR STRAIT, SELAYAR ISLANDS WATERS, WAKATOBI ISLANDS WATERS, BALI SEA, SUMBAWA SEA, FLORES SEA, SOUTH SUMBA WATERS, SOUTH SAWU SEA, ROTE WATERS, TIMOR SEA, MALUKU SEA, BURU SEA, SOUTH AMBON WATERS, BANDA SEA, SERMATA-LETI ISLANDS WATERS, BABAR ISLANDS WATERS, KAI AND ARU ISLANDS WATERS, ARU SEA, AND AGATS-AMAMAPARE 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: TANIMBAR ISLANDS WATERS, ARAFURU SEA, YOS SUDARSO ISLANDS WATERS AND MERAUKE WATERS.

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