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Bulletin issued at 09:30 HKT 30/Jul/2014

Weather information for south China coastal waters issued by the Hong Kong Observatory at 9:30 a.m. on 30 July 2014

Weather Situation:
A southeasterly airstream is affecting the south China coastal waters.

At 9 a.m., Tropical Storm Nakri with maximum sustained winds of about 65 kilometres per hour near its centre was located at 19.0 degrees north, 129.0 degrees east, it is forecast to move north-northwest at about 14 kilometres per hour in the general direction of the seas east of Taiwan.

Area forecasts for the next 24 hours

Hong Kong Adjacent Waters:
East to southeast force 3 to 4.
Slight to moderate seas.

Northeast force 4 to 5.
Moderate seas.

Shanwei and South of Hong Kong:
East to southeast force 4.
Moderate seas.

Shangchuan Dao:
Southeast force 4.
Moderate seas.

Outlook for the next 48 hours
South to southwesterly winds of force 4 to 5, northerly winds of force 4 to 5 in east.

Latest reports from south China coastal weather stations

Waglan Island Wind east-northeast force 1
  Visibility 18 Kilometres

Shantou Wind east-northeast force 1
  Visibility 11 Kilometres

Dongsha Wind north force 2
  Visibility 10 Kilometres

Huangmaozhou Wind north force 2

Macau Wind north-northeast force 2
  Visibility 15 Kilometres

Xisha Wind calm
  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 Jul 2014>