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Marine Forecast

Weather Information for the Marine Community

Bulletin issued at 09:00 HKT 28/Jan/2015

GALE WARNING AREAS: KWANGTUNG, TAIWAN STRAIT AND BASHI.

GENERAL SITUATION AT 272100 UTC:
AN INTENSE NORTHEAST MONSOON IS GENERALLY AFFECTING THE FORECAST AREAS.

MARINE FORECAST FOR 24 HOURS FROM 280100 UTC:

HONG KONG= E 6-7. CLD. SEA 3-4 M. SWELL E UP TO 2 M. TEMP 19-16 C. =
KWANGTUNG= E TO NE 5-6, 7-8 IN E. RAIN PATCHES. SEA 2-3 M, 4-6 M IN E. SWELL E 2 M. =
TAIWAN STRAIT= NE 7-8. RAIN PATCHES. SEA 4-6 M. SWELL NE 2-3 M. =
BASHI= E TO NE 6-7, OCNL 8. RAIN PATCHES. SEA 3-5 M. SWELL NE 2-3 M. =
PRATAS= E TO NE 6-7. RAIN PATCHES. SEA 3-4 M. SWELL NE 2 M. =
BALINTANG= E TO NE 6-7. RAIN PATCHES. SEA 3-4 M. SWELL NE 2-3 M. =
SCARBOROUGH= NE 5-6. FINE. SEA 2-3 M. =
PARACEL= E TO NE 4-5, OCNL 6. FINE. SEA UP TO 3 M. SWELL E UP TO 2 M. =
TONKIN= E TO SE 4-5. DOWN TO 4000 M IN MIST PATCHES. SEA UP TO 2 M. =
DANANG= E TO SE 4-5. FINE. 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.



  • Map showing the 10 forecast areas
  • Tidal Information
  • Last revision date: <28 Jan 2015>