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South China Coastal Waters

Bulletin updated at 16:30 HKT 23/Oct/2018

By the Hong Kong Observatory at 4:30 p.m. on 23 Oct 2018 

Strong winds in all areas.

Weather Situation:
A weak northeast monsoon is affecting the south China
coastal waters.

Area forecasts for the next 24 hours

Hong Kong Adjacent Waters:
East to northeast force 4 to 5, up to force 6 tonight.
A few rain patches.
Moderate seas, becoming rough seas.

Nan'ao and Shanwei:
Northeast force 4 to 5, occasionally force 6.
Moderate to rough seas.

South of Hong Kong and Shangchuan Dao:
East to northeast force 4 to 5, up to force 6 tonight.
Moderate seas, becoming rough seas.

Outlook for the following 48 hours 
East to northeasterly winds of force 5 to 6, becoming
northerly winds of force 5 later.

Latest reports from south china coastal weather stations

Waglan Island       Wind east-northeast force 3 
                    Visibility 31 kilometres 

Shantou             Wind northeast force 2 
                    Visibility 12 kilometres 

Dongsha             Wind northeast force 3 
                    Visibility 10 kilometres 

Huangmaozhou        Wind east force 4 

Macau               Wind north force 2 
                    Visibility 11 kilometres 

Xisha               Wind east-northeast force 2 
                    Visibility 30 kilometres 

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