Vanuatu Synoptic Stations

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Vanuatu Current Climate Status

Bleaching

Bleaching and FisheriesCoral bleaching is a stage by which coral show signs of weakness or stress. Currently the climate models are indicating that the current activity of coral bleaching in Vanuatu coral reefs shows Watch alert level in all regions of Vanuatu(north, central and southern).

El Nino Southern Oscillation

El Nino Southern Oscillation ENSO updateLa Niña event(long period of extreme rainfall) continues to weaken, with oceanic indicators mostly at neutral levels. However atmospheric remain above la Nina thresholds, meaning La Nina influence continues.

Rainfall

Rainfall and WaterRainfall is the Amount of rain falling within an area in a given time. All Vanuatu regions from northern, central and southern will be expecting above normal rainfall until 13 May 2022. chances for this forecast to occur is moderate to high.

Sea Surface Temperature

Sea Surface Temperature and FisheriesSea surface temperature is the temperature of the ocean water close to the surface(1mm to 20m below). The sea surface temperature for Vanuatu will be warmer/ above average for all Vanuatu regions in May 2022