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Sea Level Prediction for Samoa

Sea level rise continues to affect Samoa's coastal industries and ecosystems. As a direct result, livelihood of local communities are severe impacted. Through utilisation of a sea level prediction model that allows us to predict sea level changes up to 1 to 9 months in advance.

The Seasonal Prediction of Sea level service is designed to inform local communities and Government agencies (Fisheries Division-MAF, Division of Environment Conservation-MNRE and Disaster Management Office-MNRE) by providing early warning and prediction information to minimize risks/impacts of changing sea levels.

The following products were generated from POAMA-2 Global Climate Model under PACCSAP that Samoa is a Partner Country.

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Sea level predictions for Samoa are now available for the following seasons

August to October 2016  

September to November 2016   

October to December 2016  

Aug Oct 2016
 

Sea Level near Samoa will be 10-15 cm below from average for August to October 2016 period.

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Sept Nov 2016

Sea Levels near Samoa will be between 5 and 10cm below from average for the September to November 2016 period.

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Oct Dec 2016

Sea Levels near Samoa will be between 5 and 10cm below from average, for October to November 2016 period.

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