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Marine Forecast

Weather Information for the Marine Community

Bulletin issued at 21:00 HKT 23/Apr/2018

N0 WARNING.

GENERAL SITUATION AT 230900 UTC:
TROUGH 24N 102E 23N 111E 30N 122E SE 5KT.

MARINE FORECAST FOR 24 HOURS FROM 231300 UTC:

HONG KONG= S 4, BEC N 5. DOWN TO 500 M IN FOG PATCHES. ISOL SHOWERS AND TS. SEA UP TO 2 M. TEMP 23-26 C. =
KWANGTUNG= S 4-5, BEC N TO NE 5-6. DOWN TO 1000 M IN MIST PATCHES. ISOL SHOWERS AND TS. SEA 2 M, BEC 3 M. =
TAIWAN STRAIT= S 4-5, BEC N TO NE 6-7. DOWN TO 4000 M IN ISOL SQUALLY SHOWERS AND TS. SEA 2 M, BEC 3-4 M. SWELL N 2 M LATER. =
BASHI= S 5, N TO NE 6-7 LATER. DOWN TO 4000 M IN ISOL SQUALLY SHOWERS AND TS. SEA 2 M, 3-4 M LATER. =
PRATAS= S 4-5, N TO NE 5 LATER. ISOL SHOWERS. SEA UP TO 2 M. =
BALINTANG= S 5, N TO NE 5-6 LATER. ISOL SHOWERS AND TS. SEA 2 M, 3 M LATER. =
SCARBOROUGH= S 4-5, N TO NE 4-5 LATER. FINE. SEA UP TO 2 M. =
PARACEL= S 4-5, N TO NE 5 LATER. ISOL SHOWERS AND TS. SEA UP TO 2 M. =
TONKIN= S 5-6, BEC N TO NE 5-6. DOWN TO 1000 M IN MIST PATCHES. ISOL SHOWERS AND TS. SEA 2-3 M. =
DANANG= S 5, N TO NE 5 LATER. ISOL SHOWERS AND TS. SEA 2 M. =
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Abbreviations:
KT, VRB, SLW, FRQ - knot, variable, slow, frequent STNR, QSTNR, C - stationary, quasi-stationary, degrees celsius WKN, INTSF, INTST, NC - weaken, intensify, intensity, no change LGT, ISOL, SCT, OCNL - light, isolated, scattered, occasional CLD, DZ, TS - cloudy, drizzle, thunderstorm

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