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Marine Forecast

Weather Information for the Marine Community

Bulletin issued at 21:00 HKT 27/Apr/2017

N0 WARNING.

GENERAL SITUATION AT 270900 UTC:
THE NORTHEAST MONSOON IS AFFECTING THE FORECAST AREAS.

MARINE FORECAST FOR 24 HOURS FROM 271300 UTC:

HONG KONG= NE 4-5, OCNL 6. A FEW SHOWERS. SEA UP TO 3 M. SWELL NE UP TO 2 M. TEMP 19-23 C. =
KWANGTUNG= NE 6, 7 IN E. ISOL SHOWERS. SEA 3-4 M. SWELL NE 2 M. =
TAIWAN STRAIT= NE 6-7. ISOL SHOWERS. SEA 3-4 M. SWELL NE 2-3 M. =
BASHI= NE 6-7. ISOL SHOWERS AND TS. SEA 3-4 M. SWELL NE 2-3 M. =
PRATAS= NE 6-7. ISOL SHOWERS AND TS. SEA 3-4 M. SWELL NE 2 M. =
BALINTANG= NE 6-7. ISOL SHOWERS AND TS. SEA 3-4 M. SWELL NE 2-3 M. =
SCARBOROUGH= N TO NE 5-6. ISOL SHOWERS AND TS. SEA 2-3 M. SWELL NE 2 M. =
PARACEL= NE 5-6. ISOL SHOWERS AND TS. SEA 2-3 M. SWELL NE 2 M. =
TONKIN= NE 6. ISOL SHOWERS AND TS. SEA 3 M. =
DANANG= NE 6. ISOL SHOWERS AND TS. SEA 3 M. SWELL NE 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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