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Marine Forecast

Weather Information for the Marine Community

Bulletin issued at 09:00 HKT 22/Oct/2017

GALE WARNING AREAS: TAIWAN STRAIT AND BASHI.

GENERAL SITUATION AT 212100 UTC:
THE NORTHEAST MONSOON IS AFFECTING THE FORECAST AREAS. SUPER TYPHOON LAN (1721) 920 HPA 27N 134E NNE 20 KT INTST NC.

MARINE FORECAST FOR 24 HOURS FROM 220100 UTC:

HONG KONG= N 5-6. FINE. SEA 2-3 M. SWELL NE 2 M. TEMP 27-20 C. =
KWANGTUNG= N TO NE 5-6, OCNL 7. FINE. SEA UP TO 4 M. SWELL NE 2-5 M. =
TAIWAN STRAIT= N TO NE 6-7, OCNL 8. FINE. SEA UP TO 6 M. SWELL N TO NE 5-7 M. =
BASHI= N TO NE 6-7, OCNL 8. ISOL SHOWERS AND TS. SEA UP TO 6 M. SWELL N TO NE 5-7 M. =
PRATAS= N 6, OCNL 7. FINE. SEA UP TO 4 M. SWELL NE 3-5 M. =
BALINTANG= N 6-7. ISOL SHOWERS AND TS. SEA 3-4 M. SWELL N TO NE 5-7 M. =
SCARBOROUGH= N 6. ISOL SHOWERS AND TS. SEA 3 M. SWELL N TO NE 3 M. =
PARACEL= N TO NE 5, OCNL 6. ISOL SHOWERS. SEA UP TO 3 M. SWELL NE 2-3 M. =
TONKIN= N TO NE 5, OCNL 6. FINE. SEA UP TO 3 M. SWELL NE 2 M. =
DANANG= N TO NE 5, OCNL 6. ISOL SHOWERS. SEA UP TO 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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