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Bulletin issued at 12:30 HKT 28/Mar/2015

Weather information for south China coastal waters issued by the Hong Kong Observatory at 12:30 p.m. on 28 March 2015

Strong winds in Hong Kong adjacent waters, Nan'ao, Shanwei and south of Hong Kong.

Weather Situation:
The northeast monsoon continues to affect the south China coastal waters.

Area forecasts for the next 24 hours

Hong Kong Adjacent Waters:
East force 4 to 5, occasionally force 6 in south at first.
Mist patches in some areas overnight.
Moderate seas, rough at first.

Nan'ao, Shanwei and South of Hong Kong:
East to northeast force 4 to 5, occasionally force 6.
Moderate to rough seas.

Shangchuan Dao:
East to northeast force 4 to 5.
Moderate seas.

Outlook for the next 48 hours
East to northeasterly winds of force 4 to 5, becoming south to southeasterly winds of force 4 to 5. Fog patches.

Latest reports from south China coastal weather stations

Waglan Island Wind northeast force 4
  Visibility 13 Kilometres

Shantou Wind east force 2
  Visibility 15 Kilometres

Dongsha Wind northeast force 3
  Visibility 10 Kilometres

Huangmaozhou Wind east-northeast force 5

Macau Wind east-southeast force 2
  Visibility 20 Kilometres

Xisha Wind east-northeast force 3
  Visibility 23 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: <28 Mar 2015>