A high pressure system pushing up from New Zealand this week produced swells of up to 4.5 m (14.7 feet) in the Cook Islands, inundating coastal areas and damaging homes and roads. The same event produced destructive swells as large as 9 m (29.5 feet) in French Polynesia.
Tropical Cyclone "Bart" has formed southeast of American Samoa on February 21, 2017, as the 7th named tropical system of the 2016/17 Southern hemisphere tropical cyclone season. At 15:00 UTC on February 21, the center of Tropical Cyclone "Bart"…
NOAA's GOES-West satellite caught the birth of Tropical Storm Mike in the Southern Pacific Ocean on March 19. Mike's formation has generated warnings for the Southern Cook Islands.
On March 19 at 09:00 UTC, Tropical Cyclone Mike was located near 20.5