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Marine Forecast

Weather Information for the Marine Community

Bulletin issued at 09:00 HKT 12/Dec/2017

GALE WARNING AREAS: KWANGTUNG, TAIWAN STRAIT, BASHI, PRATAS AND BALINTANG.

GENERAL SITUATION AT 112100 UTC:
AN EASTERLY AIRSTREAM IS AFFECTING THE FORECAST AREAS.

MARINE FORECAST FOR 24 HOURS FROM 120100 UTC:

HONG KONG= E 6-7. LGT RAIN PATCHES. SEA 3-4 M. SWELL NE 2 M. TEMP 20-18 C. =
KWANGTUNG= E TO NE 7-8. RAIN PATCHES. SEA 4-6 M. SWELL NE 2-3 M. =
TAIWAN STRAIT= NE 7-8. RAIN PATCHES. SEA 4-6 M. SWELL NE 3 M. =
BASHI= E TO NE 7-8. RAIN PATCHES. SEA 4-6 M. SWELL NE 3-5 M. =
PRATAS= E TO NE 7-8. RAIN PATCHES. SEA 4-6 M. SWELL NE 3 M. =
BALINTANG= E TO NE 7-8. RAIN PATCHES. SEA 4-6 M. SWELL NE 3-5 M. =
SCARBOROUGH= NE 6-7. RAIN PATCHES. SEA 3-4 M. SWELL NE 3 M. =
PARACEL= E TO NE 6-7. RAIN PATCHES. SEA 3-4 M. SWELL NE 2-3 M. =
TONKIN= E TO NE 5-6. LGT RAIN PATCHES. SEA 2-3 M. SWELL NE 2 M. =
DANANG= E TO NE 5-6. LGT RAIN PATCHES. SEA 2-3 M. SWELL NE 2-3 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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