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Marine Forecast

Weather Information for the Marine Community

Bulletin issued at 09:00 HKT 17/Jul/2018

GALE WARNING AREAS: HONG KONG, KWANGTUNG, PRATAS, PARACEL AND TONKIN.

GENERAL SITUATION AT 162100 UTC:
FOR DETAILS ON TROPICAL DEPRESSION OVER THE NORTHEASTERN PART OF THE SOUTH CHINA SEA, PLEASE REFER TO THE 3-HRLY SHIPPING WARNINGS.

MARINE FORECAST FOR 24 HOURS FROM 170100 UTC:

HONG KONG= E 6-7, UP TO 8 LATER. ISOL SHOWERS AND TS. SEA 3-4 M, UP TO 6 M LATER. SWELL E 2 M. TEMP 31-27 C. =
KWANGTUNG= E 6-7, CYCLONIC UP TO 8 IN W LATER. DOWN TO 500 M IN FRQ HEAVY SQUALLY SHOWERS AND TS. SEA 3-4 M, UP TO 6 M IN W LATER. SWELL E 2-3 M, SW 2 M. =
TAIWAN STRAIT= NE 6-7. ISOL SHOWERS AND TS. SEA 3-4 M. SWELL NE 2 M. =
BASHI= E 6-7. DOWN TO 2000 M IN SCT SQUALLY SHOWERS AND TS. SEA 3-4 M. SWELL E 2-3 M, SW 2 M. =
PRATAS= CYCLONIC UP TO 7-8, E TO SE 6-7 LATER. DOWN TO 500 M IN FRQ HEAVY SQUALLY SHOWERS AND TS. SEA 4-6 M, 3-4 M LATER. SWELL E 2-3 M, SW 2 M. =
BALINTANG= E 6-7. DOWN TO 2000 M IN SCT SQUALLY SHOWERS AND TS. SEA 3-4 M. SWELL E 2-3 M, SW 2 M. =
SCARBOROUGH= SW 6-7. DOWN TO 2000 M IN SCT SQUALLY SHOWERS AND TS. SEA 3-4 M. SWELL SW 2-3 M. =
PARACEL= E TO SE 6-7, CYCLONIC UP TO 8 LATER. DOWN TO 500 M IN FRQ HEAVY SQUALLY SHOWERS AND TS. SEA 3-4 M, UP TO 6 M LATER. SWELL SW 2-3 M. =
TONKIN= E TO NE 6-7, UP TO 8 LATER. DOWN TO 2000 M IN SCT SQUALLY SHOWERS AND TS. SEA 3-4 M, UP TO 6 M LATER. SWELL NE 2 M. =
DANANG= S TO SW 6-7. DOWN TO 2000 M IN SCT SQUALLY SHOWERS AND TS. SEA 3-4 M. SWELL S TO SW 2 M. =
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Abbreviations:
KT, VRB, SLW, FRQ - knot, variable, slow, frequent STNR, QSTNR, C - stationary, quasi-stationary, degrees celsius WKN, INTSF, INTST, NC - weaken, intensify, intensity, no change LGT, ISOL, SCT, OCNL - light, isolated, scattered, occasional CLD, DZ, TS - cloudy, drizzle, thunderstorm

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