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Marine Forecast

Weather Information for the Marine Community

Bulletin issued at 09:00 HKT 16/Sep/2014

HURRICANE WARNING AREAS: KWANGTUNG, PARACEL AND TONKIN.
GALE WARNING AREAS: HONG KONG, PRATAS AND DANANG.

GENERAL SITUATION AT 152100 UTC:
FOR DETAILS ON TYPHOON KALMAEGI (1415), PLEASE REFER TO THE 3-HRLY SHIPPING WARNINGS.

MARINE FORECAST FOR 24 HOURS FROM 160100 UTC:

HONG KONG= E TO SE 8-9, SE 5-6 LATER. DOWN TO 1000 M IN SCT HEAVY SQUALLY SHOWERS AND TS. SEA 6-8 M, 3 M LATER. SWELL SE 2-3 M. TEMP 29-25 C. =
KWANGTUNG= E TO SE 7-8, UP TO 12 IN W, SE 5-6 LATER. DOWN TO 500 M IN FRQ HEAVY SQUALLY SHOWERS AND TS. SEA 4-6 M, UP TO 14 M IN W. SWELL SE 2-3 M. =
TAIWAN STRAIT= SE 5-6. ISOL SHOWERS AND TS. SEA 2-3 M. SWELL SE 2 M. =
BASHI= S 5-6, 7 AT FIRST. DOWN TO 2000 M IN SCT SQUALLY SHOWERS AND TS. SEA 2-4 M. SWELL SE 3 M. =
PRATAS= S 6-7, 8 AT FIRST. DOWN TO 500 M IN FRQ HEAVY SQUALLY SHOWERS AND TS AT FIRST. SEA 3-6 M. SWELL E TO SE 3-5 M. =
BALINTANG= S 5-6, 7 AT FIRST. DOWN TO 2000 M IN SCT SQUALLY SHOWERS AND TS. SEA 2-4 M. SWELL SE 3 M. =
SCARBOROUGH= S 5-6, 7 AT FIRST. DOWN TO 2000 M IN SCT SQUALLY SHOWERS AND TS. SEA 2-4 M. SWELL NE 2-3 M. =
PARACEL= S TO SW 7-8, CYCLONIC UP TO 12 AT FIRST. DOWN TO 500 M IN FRQ HEAVY SQUALLY SHOWERS AND TS. SEA 4-6 M, UP TO 14 M AT FIRST. SWELL E TO NE 2-3 M. =
TONKIN= NE 8-9, CYCLONIC UP TO 12 LATER. DOWN TO 500 M IN FRQ HEAVY SQUALLY SHOWERS AND TS. SEA 6-8 M, UP TO 14 M LATER. =
DANANG= W TO NW 7, 8 IN N, S 6-7 LATER. DOWN TO 500 M IN FRQ HEAVY SQUALLY SHOWERS AND TS. SEA 3-6 M. SWELL E 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: <16 Sep 2014>