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Marine Forecast Bulletin

Forecast area Broadcast medium Broadcast schedule Contents
Hong Kong, Kwangtung,
Taiwan Strait, Bashi,
Balintang, Pratas, Paracel,
Scarborough, Tonkin &
Danang.

A map showing the 10 marine areas over the South China Sea and western North Pacific

NAVTEX* broadcast by Hong Kong Coast Radio Station. Daily at 0150, 0550, 0950, 1350, 1750 & 2150 Co-ordinated Universal Time (UTC)**.
  1. Gale/storm/hurricane warning area;
  2. Synopsis of significant meteorological features;
  3. 24-hour forecasts of weather and sea state for the 10 marine areas over the South China Sea and western North Pacific.

* NAVTEX is an international broadcast system for disseminating navigational information by the coastal radio station for ships plying in the region.

** Hong Kong Time is eight hours ahead of Co-ordinated Universal Time (UTC).

Last revision date: <27 Dec 2012>