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Bulletin issued at 23:30 HKT 30/Oct/2014

Weather information for south China coastal waters issued by the Hong Kong Observatory at 11:30 p.m. on 30 October 2014

Strong winds in Nan'ao, Shanwei, south of Hong Kong and Shangchuan Dao.

Weather Situation:
An easterly airstream is affecting the south China coastal waters.

Area forecasts for the next 24 hours

Hong Kong Adjacent Waters:
East force 4 to 5.
Moderate seas.

East to northeast force 4 to 5, occasionally force 6.
Moderate to rough seas.

Shanwei, South of Hong Kong and Shangchuan Dao:
East force 4 to 5, occasionally force 6.
Moderate to rough seas.

Outlook for the next 48 hours
Easterly winds of force 4 to 5, becoming north to northeasterly winds of force 6 to 7 later.

Latest reports from south China coastal weather stations

Waglan Island Wind east force 4
  Visibility 7 Kilometres

Shantou Wind east-southeast force 2
  Visibility 13 Kilometres

Dongsha Wind east-northeast force 4
  Visibility 10 Kilometres

Huangmaozhou Wind east-northeast force 4

Macau Wind east-southeast force 3
  Visibility 15 Kilometres

Xisha Wind east-northeast force 3
  Visibility 30 Kilometres

  • Explanation of Seas or Sea Waves
  • Explanation of Swells
  • Descriptive Terms of Wind Speeds
  • Visibility Readings in Hong Kong Waters
  • Map showing forecast areas
  • Tidal Information
  • Last revision date: <30 Oct 2014>