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Marine Forecast

Weather Information for the Marine Community

Bulletin issued at 21:00 HKT 27/Feb/2015

GALE WARNING AREA: TAIWAN STRAIT.

GENERAL SITUATION AT 270900 UTC:
TROUGH 25N 106E 24N 110E 26N 115E QSTNR.

MARINE FORECAST FOR 24 HOURS FROM 271300 UTC:

HONG KONG= E 5-6, OCNL 7. DOWN TO 1000 M IN MIST OR RAIN PATCHES. SEA 2-4 M. TEMP 18-21 C. =
KWANGTUNG= E 6-7. DOWN TO 2000 M IN MIST OR RAIN PATCHES. SEA 3-4 M. =
TAIWAN STRAIT= E TO NE 6-7, OCNL 8 AT FIRST. DOWN TO 2000 M IN MIST OR RAIN PATCHES. SEA 3-5 M. SWELL NE 2 M. =
BASHI= E 5-6. DOWN TO 2000 M IN MIST OR RAIN PATCHES. SEA 2-3 M. =
PRATAS= E 5-6. RAIN PATCHES. SEA 2-3 M. =
BALINTANG= E 5-6. FINE. SEA 2-3 M. =
SCARBOROUGH= E TO NE 4-5. FINE. SEA UP TO 2 M. =
PARACEL= SE 4-5,OCNL 6 AT FIRST. FINE. SEA UP TO 3 M. =
TONKIN= SE 5-6. DOWN TO 2000 M IN MIST OR RAIN PATCHES. SEA 2-3 M. =
DANANG= SE 5-6. ISOL SHOWERS AND TS. SEA 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

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: <27 Feb 2015>