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South China Coastal Waters

Bulletin updated at 23:30 HKT 21/Feb/2018

By the Hong Kong Observatory at 11:30 p.m. on 21 Feb 2018 

Gale force winds in Nan'ao. Strong winds in Hong Kong
adjacent waters, Shanwei, south of Hong Kong and Shangchuan

Weather Situation:
An easterly airstream is affecting the south China coastal
waters. A cold front will reach the region during the day.

Area forecasts for the next 24 hours

Hong Kong Adjacent Waters¡G
East force 5 to 6, occasionally force 7, becoming north
force 6 later.
A few rain patches.
Moderate to rough seas.

Northeast force 6 to 7, occasionally force 8.
Rough to very rough seas.

Shanwei and South of Hong Kong¡G
North to northeast force 6 to 7.
Rough seas.

Shangchuan Dao¡G
North to northeast force 6.
Rough seas.

Outlook for the following 48 hours 
East to northeasterly winds of force 6 to 7.

Latest reports from south china coastal weather stations

Waglan Island       Wind east-northeast force 6 
                    Visibility 13 kilometres 

Shantou             Wind east-northeast force 2 
                    Visibility 29 kilometres 

Dongsha             Wind northeast force 4 
                    Visibility 10 kilometres 

Huangmaozhou        Wind east force 8 

Macau               Wind east force 3 
                    Visibility 6 kilometres 

Xisha               Wind east force 2 
                    Visibility 24 kilometres 

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