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Marine Forecast

Weather Information for the Marine Community

Bulletin issued at 09:00 HKT 19/Apr/2015

N0 WARNING.

GENERAL SITUATION AT 182100 UTC:
A SOUTHERLY AIRSTREAM IS AFFECTING THE FORECAST AREAS.

MARINE FORECAST FOR 24 HOURS FROM 190100 UTC:

HONG KONG= S 4-5, UP TO 6 LATER. FINE. SEA 2 M, UP TO 3 M LATER. TEMP 30-22 C. =
KWANGTUNG= S TO SW 5-6, OCNL 7 IN W AT FIRST. FINE. SEA UP TO 4 M. =
TAIWAN STRAIT= S TO SW 5-6, BEC 7 IN N. DOWN TO 4000 M IN ISOL SQUALLY SHOWERS AND TS. SEA 2-3 M, BEC 4 M. =
BASHI= S TO SW 5-6. ISOL SHOWERS. SEA 2-3 M. SWELL SE UP TO 2 M. =
PRATAS= S TO SW 4-5. FINE. SEA UP TO 2 M. =
BALINTANG= S TO SW 5-6. ISOL SHOWERS. SEA 2-3 M. SWELL SE UP TO 2 M. =
SCARBOROUGH= S TO SW 4-5. ISOL SHOWERS. SEA UP TO 2 M. SWELL E 2 M. =
PARACEL= S TO SW 5-6, OCNL 7 IN N AT FIRST. FINE. SEA UP TO 4 M. SWELL S UP TO 2 M. =
TONKIN= S 5-6, OCNL 7, N 5-6 IN N LATER. CLD. SEA UP TO 4 M. SWELL S UP TO 2 M. =
DANANG= S 4-5, OCNL 6. FINE. SEA UP TO 3 M. SWELL S 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: <19 Apr 2015>