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Bulletin issued at 05:30 HKT 25/Oct/2014

Weather information for south China coastal waters issued by the Hong Kong Observatory at 5:30 a.m. on 25 October 2014

Strong winds in all areas.

Weather Situation:
An easterly airstream is affecting the south China coastal waters. Meanwhile, unsettled weather is affecting the adjacent waters of Hainan Island.

Area forecasts for the next 24 hours

Hong Kong Adjacent Waters:
East force 5 to 6.
A few rain patches.
Moderate to rough seas.

East to northeast force 5 to 6.
Moderate to rough seas.

Shanwei and South of Hong Kong:
East force 5 to 6.
Moderate to rough seas.

Shangchuan Dao:
East force 5 to 6.
Scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Moderate to rough seas.

Outlook for the next 48 hours
East to northeasterly winds of force 5 to 6, becoming force 7 later. Scattered showers and thunderstorms in west.

Latest reports from south China coastal weather stations

Waglan Island Wind east force 4
  Visibility 12 Kilometres

Shantou Wind east-northeast force 2
  Visibility 19 Kilometres

Dongsha Wind east-northeast force 3
  Visibility 10 Kilometres

Huangmaozhou Wind east-northeast force 6

Macau Wind east force 3
  Visibility 10 Kilometres

Xisha Wind east-northeast 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: <25 Oct 2014>