Saturday, September 25, 2010

Fiji to Vanuatu

Plan to leave this week for Tanna Island from Lautoka.  Conditions look good with SE winds around 15kts for week.  Passage will take 4 days.

A stationary front is in the area although it looks to be of little concern and will have moved on before we leave.

Sunday, September 5, 2010

Tonga to Fiji STRONG WIND WARNING

We are currently in Fijian waters, with 150nm to go to Savu Savu.

Fiji weather issued a strong wind warning for all Fijian waters yesterday. so far on this passage we have had almost no wind motoring all the way. The forecast is for 20 to 25knt winds from the south east. expect winds to start picking up mid morning today, building to over 25kts by tomorrow morning.

We have already reefed down in anticipation of the increased trade winds.

Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Tonga to Fiji

Departed Nukualofa at 1400 1st September 2010. Plan to arrive Savusavu, Fiji around 5th September.

Stationary front moving through Tonga as we departed. expect clear weather for rest of the passage.

Our route will take us from Nukualofa to Vatoa Island then to Totoya Island before making our way to Savusavu.