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Marine Forecast

Weather Information for the Marine Community

Bulletin issued at 21:00 HKT 21/Feb/2017

N0 WARNING.

GENERAL SITUATION AT 210900 UTC:
AN EASTERLY AIRSTREAM IS GENERALLY AFFECTING THE FORECAST AREAS.

MARINE FORECAST FOR 24 HOURS FROM 211300 UTC:

HONG KONG= E 4-5, 6 AT FIRST. DOWN TO 500 M IN FOG PATCHES. OCNL RAIN AND A FEW TS TONIGHT AND TOMORROW MORNING. SEA UP TO 3 M. TEMP 17-22 C. =
KWANGTUNG= E 4-5, 6 AT FIRST. DOWN TO 500 M IN FOG PATCHES. ISOL SHOWERS AND TS AT FIRST. SEA UP TO 3 M. =
TAIWAN STRAIT= E TO NE 4-5, 6 AT FIRST. DOWN TO 500 M IN FOG OR RAIN PATCHES. SEA UP TO 3 M. =
BASHI= E 6-7, BEC SE 5. CLD. SEA 2-4 M. =
PRATAS= E 4-5, 6 AT FIRST. ISOL SHOWERS AND TS AT FIRST. SEA UP TO 3 M. =
BALINTANG= E 5-6, BEC SE 5. CLD. SEA 2-3 M. =
SCARBOROUGH= E TO NE 4-5. FINE. SEA UP TO 2 M. =
PARACEL= E TO SE 4-5. DOWN TO 500 M IN FOG OR RAIN PATCHES IN N. SEA UP TO 2 M. =
TONKIN= E TO SE 4-5, OCNL 6. DOWN TO 2000 M IN MIST OR RAIN PATCHES. SEA UP TO 3 M. =
DANANG= SE 4-5. ISOL SHOWERS. 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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