National weather: Thursday 16 July
Partly cloudy over the group with chances of brief showers about parts of Southern islands and evening showers elsewhere.
Vanuatu Meteorology and Geo-Hazards Department says light to moderate northerly and south westerly winds over Southern Islands while east and southeast winds persist elsewhere.
The Department says maximum temperatures for today range from 28 degrees Celsius down south to 30 degrees Celsius up north. Minimum temperatures for tonight range from 19 degrees Celsius down South to 26 degrees Celsius up North.
For ocean waters, east and southeast winds of 11 to 15 knots with light to moderate seas from 1.0 to 1.5 meters over Northern and Central Waters while northerly and south west winds of 11 to 15 knots with light to moderate seas to 1.0 to 1.5 meters elsewhere.