Weather Bulletin

Northern and Southern Cooks

Weather Bulletin Update issued from CIMS at 04:16am Tuesday 10th April 2018.

A STRONG WIND WARNING REMAINS IN FORCE FOR SOUTHERN COOKS WATERS.

Situation:

A trough of low pressure with associated cloud and rain remains slow moving over Southern Cooks.A mosit northeast wind lfow prevaisl over the area.

Meanwhile, a trough of low pressure lies over western parts of the Northern Cooks.

Forecast to midnight tonight for the Southern Cooks:

Over waters: Northwest to easterly winds 20 to 25 knots. Rough seas.

Over land: Moderate to fresh northwest winds gusty at times.

Ocassional rain, heavy at times and few thunderstorms.

Further outlook: Showers continuing.

For Rarotonga:

Ocassional showers heavy at times and few thunsderstorms.

Further outlook: SHowers continuing.

For the Northern Cooks:

CLoudy periods with some showes and possible thunderstorms over Pukapuka and Suwarow. Fine apart from brief showers.

Moderate to fresh east to northeast winds.

Moderate to rough seas.

Further outlook: Brief showers.