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This is an experimental translation of French Polynesian Weather forecasts. Words in UPPER CASE are original French. Words in lower case are all translated.

You can find the original text here: http://www.meteo.pf/previsions.php?carte=mar

bulletin marine from 18/02/2019 to 02:00 UTC valid until 19/02/2019 to 02:00 UTC.
  A : warning from grand strong (f6).
 B : number 10 from 18/02/2019 to 0100 UTC valid 24 hours.
 C : large area low pressure with a minimum center by/through 27S and 140W the 18/02/2019 to 0000 UTC. pressure estimated to center : 988 mbar. moving towards the south-east 15KT.
 D : areas interested : - firstly : in the area separated by/through the points : 26S 140W - 30S 138W - 30S 141W - 27S 142W and 26S 140W. wind from sector south to south-west 28/33KT, gusts 45/50KT, sea rough. - secondly : in the area separated by/through the points : 26S 140W - 28S 138W - 26S 131W - 22S 132W - 20S 136W - 21S 140W - 23S 136W and 26S 140W. wind from sector west to north-west 28/33KT, gusts 45/50KT, sea rough.
 E : moving towards the south-east.
 A : warning from grand strong (f6).
 B : number 11 from 18/02/2019 to 0100 UTC valid 24 hours.
 C : - axis from convergence on the flank west of TUAMOTU.- minimum low pressure center by/through 19S 149W the 18/02/2019 to 0000UTC. pressure to center estimated 996HPA. moving east 15KT.
 D : area interested :- firstly: in the area separated by/through the points :   16S 147W - 20S 137W - 21S 140W - 17S 149W and 16S 147W. wind from sector north-west 28/33KT, gusts 45/50KT, sea rough.- secondly: in a radius from 30NM all around from center: wind 28/33KT, gusts 40/45KT, sea rough.
 E : moving towards the east 15KT.
 situation general from 18/02/2019 to 0000 UTC : - large area low pressure with a minimum center by/through 27S and 140W. pressure estimated to center : 988 mbar. moving towards the south-east 15KT.- axis from convergence on the flank west of TUAMOTU.- minimum low pressure center by/through 19S 149W. pressure to center estimated 996HPA. moving east 15KT.
  
area A35 -  east MARQUISES : UA HUKA - HIVA OA
 north-east 11/16KT, sea moderate.
 
area A40 -  west MARQUISES : EIAO - NUKU HIVA
 north to north-east 11/16KT, sea moderate.
 
area B35 -  north-east TUAMOTU :  PUKAPUKA
 sector north 11/16KT freshening sunday evening on the south from the area 17/21KT, gusts 30KT to south sunday evening, sea moderate.
 
area B40 -  north TUAMOTU : NAPUKA - TAKAROA
 north to north-west 11/16KT freshening 17/21KT, gusts 30KT, sea moderate to locally rough to south.
 
area B45 -  north-west TUAMOTU : MANIHI - TIKEHAU
 north-west 17/21KT, gusts 30/35KT, sea moderate to locally rough to south, rain, showers and squalls sometimes stormy to south from the area.
 
area C35 -  east TUAMOTU : VAHITAHI- REAO - NUKUTAVAKE
 see warning NR11.outer area warning: north to north-west 20/27KT, gusts 30/35KT, sea rough, rain, showers or squalls isolated on the extreme south-west from the area.
 
area C40 -  center TUAMOTU : RAROIA - HAO - KATIU
 see warning NR11.outer area warning: sector north-west 22/27KT, gusts 35/40KT underneath squalls, sea rough, rain, showers and squalls stormy isolated on the half south-west from the area.
 
area C45 -  TAHITI / west TUAMOTU : TAHITI - FAKARAVA - ANAA
 see warning NR11.on the half north-east from the area (HORS area BMS), sector north-west 24/27KT. elsewhere, south to south-west 11/16KT moderating monday morning 07/10KT. gusts 35/40KT underneath squalls, sea rough becoming moderate. rain, showers or squalls isolated sometimes stormy on the north-east from the area.
 
area C50 -  islands underneath the wind : MAIAO - HUAHINE - RAIATEA - MAUPITI
 from north to south area: west to south-south-west 15/20KT moderating sunday evening west to south-west 07/10KT then variable low monday morning. gusts 35KT underneath squalls. sea moderate becoming slight monday. showers and squalls isolated sometimes stormy on the extreme north from the area departing sunday at night.
 
area D30 -  GAMBIER : MANGAREVA - TEMOE
 see warning NR10.outer area warning: north-west 24/27KT, gusts 35/40KT, sea rough, rain, showers and squalls stormy.
 
area D35 -  south-east TUAMOTU : MAROTEA - TUREIA - FANGATAUFA
 see warning NR10.outer area warning: west to north-west 20/24KT moderating monday morning west to south-west 11/16KT, sea rough. rain, showers and squalls stormy on the north from the area.
 
area D40 -  south TUAMOTU : TEMATANGI - ANUANURARO - NUKUTIPIPI
 warning NR10 on the extreme north-east from the area. elsewhere, west to south-west 17/21KT moderating monday to sector south 07/10KT. rain, showers and squalls isolated on the extreme north from the area.
 
area D45 -  east AUSTRALES : RAIVAVAE - TUBUAI
 sector south 11/16KT moderating sunday evening 07/10KT, sea moderate.
 
area D50 -  west AUSTRALES : RURUTU - RIMATARA - MARIA
 south to south-east 07/10KT becoming variable low sunday evening, sea slight.
 
area E35 -  east RAPA : MAROTIRI
 see warning NR10. rain, showers and squalls stormy on the east from the area departing towards the east.
 
area E40 -  RAPA : MAROTIRI - RAPA
 see warning NR10.outer area warning: sector south 17/26KT, gusts 35KT, sea rough, showers or squalls isolated on the east from the area.
 
area E45 -  west RAPA
 south to south-east 11/16KT moderating sunday evening 07/10KT, sea moderate becoming slight.
 
HOULES
MARQUISES  :  swell long from north 1M.
 GAMBIER  :  sea from wind giving of trough from 4M/5M.
 SOCIETE  :  sea from wind giving of trough from 3M dispersing sunday evening. monday swell from south-east from 1M50.
 AUSTRALES  :  swell from south-east from 1M50/2M.
 RAPA  :  swell from south-east from 3M.

    


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