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Marine Forecast

Weather Information for the Marine Community

Bulletin issued at 11:00 HKT 24/Aug/2019

STORM WARNING AREAS: TAIWAN STRAIT, BASHI AND BALINTANG.
GALE WARNING AREA: SCARBOROUGH.

GENERAL SITUATION AT 232100 UTC:
FOR DETAILS ON SEVERE TROPICAL STORM BAILU (1911) , PLEASE REFER TO THE 3-HRLY SHIPPING WARNINGS.

MARINE FORECAST FOR 24 HOURS FROM 240300 UTC:

HONG KONG= W TO NW 4-5. DOWN TO 4000 M IN SOME HAZE. DOWN TO 4000 M IN ISOL SQUALLY SHOWERS AND TS LATER.. TEMP 34-27 C. =
KWANGTUNG= NW 4-5, 6 IN E LATER. DOWN TO 2000 M IN SCT SQUALLY SHOWERS AND TS. SEA 2 M, 3 M IN E LATER. SWELL E 2 M, S TO SW 2 M. =
TAIWAN STRAIT= N TO NE 7-8, CYCLONIC UP TO 11 LATER. DOWN TO 500 M IN OCNL HEAVY SQUALLY SHOWERS AND TS. SEA 4-6 M, UP TO 12M LATER. SWELL NE 3-5 M UP TO 6M LATER. =
BASHI= CYCLONIC UP TO 11, W TO SW 7-8 LATER. DOWN TO 500 M IN FRQ HEAVY SQUALLY SHOWERS AND TS. SEA 10-12 M, 4-6 M LATER. SWELL E 6M, 3-5 M IN E LATER. =
PRATAS= NW 6-7 BEC W TO SW 6-7. DOWN TO 1000 M IN OCNL HEAVY SQUALLY SHOWERS AND TS. SEA 3-4 M. SWELL E 2 M, SW 2 M. =
BALINTANG= W TO NW 9-10, SW UP TO 11. DOWN TO 500 M IN FRQ HEAVY SQUALLY SHOWERS AND TS. SEA 6-8 M, UP TO 12 M. SWELL E 5-6 M, 6 M IN E. =
SCARBOROUGH= W TO SW 6-7, OCNL 8. DOWN TO 500 M IN FRQ HEAVY SQUALLY SHOWERS AND TS. SEA UP TO 6 M. SWELL NE 2 M, SW 2 M. =
PARACEL= W TO SW 4-5. DOWN TO 4000 M IN ISOL SQUALLY SHOWERS AND TS. SEA UP TO 2 M. SWELL S TO SW 2 M. =
TONKIN= W TO SW 4-5. DOWN TO 4000 M IN ISOL SQUALLY SHOWERS AND TS. SEA UP TO 2 M. =
DANANG= W TO SW 4-5. DOWN TO 4000 M IN ISOL SQUALLY SHOWERS AND TS. SEA UP TO 2 M. SWELL S UP TO 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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