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Bulletin issued at 15:10 HKT 05/Mar/2015

Weather information for south China coastal waters issued by the Hong Kong Observatory at 3:10 p.m. on 05 March 2015

Strong winds in all areas.

Weather Situation:
The northeast monsoon is affecting the south China coastal waters.

Area forecasts for the next 24 hours

Hong Kong Adjacent Waters:
East force 5 to 6, force 7 at first.
A few rain patches. Visibility rather low in some areas.
Moderate to rough seas.

East to northeast force 6 to 7.
Rough seas.

Shanwei and South of Hong Kong:
East force 6 to 7.
Rough seas.

Shangchuan Dao:
Southeast force 5 to 6.
Moderate to rough seas.

Outlook for the next 48 hours
East to northeasterly winds of force 5 to 6.

Latest reports from south China coastal weather stations

Waglan Island Wind northeast force 5
  Visibility 400 Metres

Shantou Wind east force 2
  Visibility 21 Kilometres

Dongsha Wind southeast force 3
  Visibility 10 Kilometres

Huangmaozhou Wind east force 5

Macau Wind southeast force 2
  Visibility 2000 Metres in mist

Xisha Wind southeast 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: <05 Mar 2015>