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Marine Forecast

Weather Information for the Marine Community

Bulletin issued at 09:00 HKT 30/Jul/2016

GALE WARNING AREAS: BASHI AND BALINTANG.

GENERAL SITUATION AT 292100 UTC:
TROPICAL DEPRESSION 1000 HPA 13N 127E NNW 10 KT INTSF.

MARINE FORECAST FOR 24 HOURS FROM 300100 UTC:

HONG KONG= W 4-5, BEC NE 4-5. DOWN TO 4000 M IN SOME HAZE AT FIRST. ISOL SHOWERS AND TS LATER. SEA UP TO 2 M. TEMP 34-28 C. =
KWANGTUNG= W TO SW 4-5, NE 4-5 IN E. DOWN TO 4000 M IN ISOL SQUALLY SHOWERS AND TS LATER. SEA UP TO 2 M. =
TAIWAN STRAIT= NE 4-5, 6 LATER. DOWN TO 4000 M IN ISOL SQUALLY SHOWERS AND TS. SEA 2 M, 3 M LATER. =
BASHI= E TO NE 5-6, UP TO 8 LATER. DOWN TO 4000 M IN ISOL SQUALLY SHOWERS AND TS. SEA 2-3 M, UP TO 6 M LATER. SWELL NE UP TO 2 M, SE UP TO 2 M. =
PRATAS= NW 4-5, BEC N TO NE 4-5. ISOL SHOWERS AND TS. SEA UP TO 2 M. =
BALINTANG= E TO NE 5-6, UP TO 8 LATER. DOWN TO 2000 M IN SCT SQUALLY SHOWERS AND TS. SEA 2-3 M, UP TO 6 M LATER. SWELL NE UP TO 2 M, SE UP TO 2 M. =
SCARBOROUGH= N TO NW 4-5, OCNL 6. DOWN TO 1000 M IN OCNL HEAVY SQUALLY SHOWERS AND TS. SEA UP TO 3 M. SWELL NE UP TO 2 M. =
PARACEL= S TO SW 4-5, BEC NW 4-5. DOWN TO 4000 M IN ISOL SQUALLY SHOWERS AND TS LATER. SEA UP TO 2 M. =
TONKIN= S TO SE 4, NW 4 LATER. ISOL SHOWERS AND TS. =
DANANG= S TO SE 4, NW 4 LATER. ISOL SHOWERS AND TS. SEA 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

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