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Bulletin updated at 19:30 HKT 16/Aug/2018

By the Hong Kong Observatory at 7:30 p.m. on 16 Aug 2018 

Warnings:
Strong winds in Shangchuan Dao.

Weather Situation:
At 7 p.m., Severe Tropical Storm Bebinca with maximum
sustained winds of about 90 kilometres per hour near its
centre was located near 19.8 degrees north, 107.3 degrees
east. It is forecast to move west-southwest at about 10
kilometres per hour across Beibu Wan.

Area forecasts for the next 24 hours

Hong Kong Adjacent Waters:
South to southeast force 4 to 5.
Isolated squally showers and thunderstorms.
Moderate to rough seas.

Nan'ao, Shanwei and South of Hong Kong:
South to southwest force 4 to 5.
Isolated squally showers and thunderstorms.
Moderate to rough seas.

Shangchuan Dao:
South to southwest force 5 to 6.
Scattered squally showers and thunderstorms.
Moderate to rough seas.

Outlook for the following 48 hours 
South to southwesterly winds of force 5 to 6. Scattered
squally showers and thunderstorms.

Latest reports from south china coastal weather stations
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Waglan Island       Wind east-southeast force 4 
                    Visibility 18 kilometres 

Shantou             Wind southeast force 2 
                    Visibility 30 kilometres 

Huangmaozhou        Wind south-southeast force 4 
                    

Macau               Wind south-southeast force 2 
                    Visibility 17 kilometres 

Xisha               Wind southwest force 4 
                    Visibility 14 kilometres 



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