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Marine Forecast

Weather Information for the Marine Community

Bulletin issued at 09:00 HKT 18/Jan/2017

N0 WARNING.

GENERAL SITUATION AT 172100 UTC:
THE NORTHEAST MONSOON IS AFFECTING THE FORECAST AREAS.

MARINE FORECAST FOR 24 HOURS FROM 180100 UTC:

HONG KONG= E TO NE 4-5. CLD. SEA UP TO 2 M. TEMP 21-17 C. =
KWANGTUNG= E TO NE 4-5, 6 IN E. CLD. SEA 2 M, 3 M IN E. =
TAIWAN STRAIT= NE 5-6. CLD. SEA 2-3 M. SWELL NE 2 M. =
BASHI= E 5-6. FINE. SEA 2-3 M. SWELL E TO NE 2 M. =
PRATAS= E TO NE 4-5, OCNL 6 AT FIRST. CLD. SEA 2 M. SWELL E TO NE 2 M. =
BALINTANG= E 5-6. FINE. SEA 2-3 M. SWELL E TO NE 2 M. =
SCARBOROUGH= NE 4-5. FINE. SEA UP TO 2 M. SWELL NE 2 M. =
PARACEL= NE 4-5. CLD. SEA UP TO 2 M. =
TONKIN= NE 4-5. RAIN PATCHES. SEA UP TO 2 M. =
DANANG= NE 4-5. RAIN PATCHES. SEA UP TO 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

The date and time are specified by a 6-digit number DDHHMM. DD stands for the day of month, HH represents the hour while MM indicates the minute in UTC.