Gusty wind Advisory #1:

Gusty wind is now in force over the northern parts of the Kiribati group. The public is advised to take precautionary measures to minimize possible threats.


Weather forecast issued from Kiribati Meteorological Service at 0500am Monday 24th January 2022 and valid to 6 pm for Kiribati group and Banaba.


Situation:  The ITCZ is now slow-moving over the northern islands in the Kiribati group.


Kiribati group and Banaba:

Light to moderate north-easterly winds of 4-15kt and gusty at times mostly for the northern islands.

Slight to moderate seas.


For Makin and Butaritari:

Today: Cloudy with brief showers and become sunny in the afternoon.

Tonight: Fine.


Marakei, Abaiang, Tarawa and Maiana:

Today:  Becoming cloudy with isolated brief showers.

Tonight: Few light to moderate showers.


For Kuria, Aranuka and Abemama:

Today: Mostly sunny apart from afternoon brief showers.

Tonight: Mostly fine.


Nonouti, Tabiteuea, Beru and Nikunau:

Today: Sunny apart from brief showers in the afternoon.

Tonight: Few light showers.


For Onotoa, Tamana and Arorae:

Today: Sunny.

Tonight: Few brief showers.


For Banaba Island:

Today: Partly cloudy.

Tonight: Fine.


Moon Phase:

2 days before Last Quarter.


Tide Predictions: High and Low Tides:

Hi Lo Hi
Time 0826am 0226pm 0836pm
Height (m) 2.25 1.22 2.30