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Bulletin issued at 05:30 HKT 27/May/2015

Weather information for south China coastal waters issued by the Hong Kong Observatory at 5:30 a.m. on 27 May 2015

Strong winds in Shangchuan Dao.

Weather Situation:
A trough of low pressure is bringing unsettled weather to the south China coastal waters.

Area forecasts for the next 24 hours

Hong Kong Adjacent Waters:
South force 3 to 4.
Showers and a few thunderstorms. Showers will ease off gradually during the day.
Slight to moderate seas.

South force 4.
Isolated squally showers and thunderstorms.
Moderate seas.

Shanwei and South of Hong Kong:
South force 4 to 5.
Scattered squally showers and thunderstorms.
Moderate seas.

Shangchuan Dao:
South force 5, occasionally force 6.
Isolated squally showers and thunderstorms.
Moderate to rough seas.

Outlook for the next 48 hours
Southerly winds of force 4 to 5. Isolated squally showers and thunderstorms.

Latest reports from south China coastal weather stations

Waglan Island Wind south force 4
  Visibility 7 Kilometres

Shantou Wind east force 1
  Visibility 2300 Metres in mist

Dongsha Wind south force 2
  Visibility 10 Kilometres

Macau Wind south-southeast force 2
  Visibility 12 Kilometres

Xisha Wind south force 4
  Visibility 24 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: <27 May 2015>