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Marine Forecast

Bulletin issued at 21:00 HKT 23/Apr/2014

NO WARNING.

GENERAL SITUATION AT 230900 UTC:
AN EASTERLY AIRSTREAM IS GENERALLY AFFECTING THE FORECAST AREAS.

MARINE FORECAST FOR 24 HOURS FROM 231300 UTC:

HONG KONG= E 5-6. DOWN TO 2000 M IN MIST OR RAIN PATCHES. SEA 2-3 M. SWELL E 2 M. TEMP 21-24 C. =
KWANGTUNG= E 5-6. DOWN TO 2000 M IN MIST OR RAIN PATCHES. SEA 2-3 M. SWELL E 2 M. =
TAIWAN STRAIT= E TO NE 5-6, OCNL 7. DOWN TO 4000 M IN RAIN PATCHES. SEA 2-4 M. SWELL NE 2 M. =
BASHI= E 4-5, OCNL 6. RAIN PATCHES. SEA UP TO 3 M. =
PRATAS= E 4-5, OCNL 6. LGT RAIN PATCHES AT FIRST. FINE LATER. SEA UP TO 3 M. =
BALINTANG= E 4-5, OCNL 6. FINE. SEA UP TO 3 M. =
SCARBOROUGH= NE 4, OCNL 5 AT FIRST. DOWN TO 4000 M IN ISOL SHOWERS AND TS. SEA UP TO 2 M AT FIRST. =
PARACEL= SE 4-5, OCNL 6. LGT RAIN PATCHES IN N. SEA UP TO 3 M. =
TONKIN= S TO SE 5-6, OCNL 7. DOWN TO 4000 M IN MIST PATCHES. SEA 2-4 M. =
DANANG= S TO SE 5-6. ISOL SHOWERS. 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: <23 Apr 2014>