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Marine Forecast

Weather Information for the Marine Community

Bulletin issued at 09:00 HKT 05/May/2016

N0 WARNING.

GENERAL SITUATION AT 042100 UTC:
A SOUTHERLY AIRSTREAM IS AFFECTING THE FORECAST AREAS.

MARINE FORECAST FOR 24 HOURS FROM 050100 UTC:

HONG KONG= S 3-4, OCNL 5. ISOL SHOWERS. TEMP 31-26 C. =
KWANGTUNG= S TO SE 4-5. ISOL SHOWERS AND SQUALLY TS. SEA UP TO 2 M. =
TAIWAN STRAIT= S TO SE 4-5. ISOL SHOWERS AND SQUALLY TS. DOWN TO 1000 M IN MIST PATCHES. SEA UP TO 2 M. =
BASHI= S TO SE 4-5. ISOL SHOWERS. SEA UP TO 2 M. =
PRATAS= SE 4-5. ISOL SHOWERS. SEA UP TO 2 M. =
BALINTANG= S TO SE 4-5. FINE. SEA UP TO 2 M. =
SCARBOROUGH= E TO SE 4-5. FINE. SEA UP TO 2 M. =
PARACEL= S TO SE 4-5. ISOL SHOWERS. SEA UP TO 2 M. =
TONKIN= S 5-6. ISOL SHOWERS AND TS. SEA 2-3 M. =
DANANG= S 5. ISOL SHOWERS AND TS. SEA 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.