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South China Coastal Waters

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Bulletin issued at 03:30 HKT 23/Aug/2014

Weather information for south China coastal waters issued by the Hong Kong Observatory at 3:30 a.m. on 23 August 2014

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

Area forecasts for the next 24 hours

Hong Kong Adjacent Waters:
South force 3, occasionally force 4.
Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Slight to moderate seas.

South force 3 to 4.
Slight to moderate seas.

Shanwei, South of Hong Kong and Shangchuan Dao:
South force 3 to 4.
Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Slight to moderate seas.

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

Latest reports from south China coastal weather stations

Waglan Island Wind variable force 1
  Visibility 14 Kilometres

Shantou Wind west-southwest force 2
  Visibility 25 Kilometres

Huangmaozhou Wind south-southeast force 2

Macau Wind south force 2
  Visibility 20 Kilometres

Xisha Wind east-southeast force 2
  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: <23 Aug 2014>