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Marine Forecast

Weather Information for the Marine Community

Bulletin issued at 21:00 HKT 27/Feb/2017

GALE WARNING AREAS: TAIWAN STRAIT, BASHI AND BALINTANG.

GENERAL SITUATION AT 260900 UTC:
THE NORTHEAST MONSOON IS GENERALLY AFFECTING THE FORECAST AREAS.

MARINE FORECAST FOR 24 HOURS FROM 271300 UTC:

HONG KONG= E TO NE 5, OCNL 6. CLD. SEA 2-3 M. SWELL E 2 M. TEMP 16-20 C. =
KWANGTUNG= E TO NE 5-6, OCNL 7 IN E. A FEW LIGHT RAIN PATCHES. SEA 2-3 M, UP TO 4 M IN E. SWELL E 2 M. =
TAIWAN STRAIT= NE 7, OCNL 8. 2000 M IN RAIN PATCHES. SEA 4-6 M. SWELL NE 3-4 M. =
BASHI= NE 6-7, OCNL 8. 4000 M IN RAIN PATCHES. SEA 4-6 M. SWELL NE 3-4 M. =
PRATAS= E TO NE 5-6, OCNL 7 IN E. CLD. SEA UP TO 4 M. SWELL E TO NE 2-3 M. =
BALINTANG= NE 6-7, OCNL 8. 4000 M IN RAIN PATCHES. SEA 4-6 M. SWELL NE 3-4 M. =
SCARBOROUGH= NE 6. A FEW RAIN PATCHES. SEA 3 M. SWELL NE 2-3 M. =
PARACEL= E TO NE 5-6. CLD. SEA UP TO 3 M. SWELL NE 2-3 M. =
TONKIN= N TO NE 5-6. 4000 M IN RAIN PATCHES. SEA 2-3 M. =
DANANG= NE 5-6. 4000 M IN RAIN PATCHES. SEA 2-3 M. SWELL NE 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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