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Marine Forecast

Weather Information for the Marine Community

Bulletin issued at 21:00 HKT 13/Feb/2016

GALE WARNING AREA: TAIWAN STRAIT.

GENERAL SITUATION AT 130900 UTC:
TROUGH 24N 105E 23N 110E 27N 120E 30N 124E S SLOWLY.

MARINE FORECAST FOR 24 HOURS FROM 131300 UTC:

HONG KONG= S 4, N 5-6 LATER. DOWN TO 100 M IN FOG OR RAIN PATCHES. SEA 2-3 M LATER. TEMP 23-19 C. =
KWANGTUNG= S 4, N 6-7 LATER. DOWN TO 100 M IN FOG OR RAIN PATCHES. SEA 3-4 M LATER. =
TAIWAN STRAIT= S TO SW 4-5, BEC NE 7-8. DOWN TO 100 M IN FOG OR RAIN PATCHES. SEA UP TO 2 M, BEC 3-4 M. =
BASHI= S 4-5, N 5-6 LATER. FINE. SEA UP TO 3 M LATER. =
PRATAS= S 4, N 5-6 LATER. FINE. SEA 2-3 M LATER. =
BALINTANG= S 4, N 5 LATER. FINE. SEA 2 M LATER. =
SCARBOROUGH= SE 4, NE 4-5 LATER. FINE. SEA UP TO 2 M LATER. =
PARACEL= S TO SE 4-5. DOWN TO 500 M IN FOG OR RAIN PATCHES IN N. SEA UP TO 2 M. =
TONKIN= S 4-5, N 6-7 LATER. DOWN TO 500 M IN FOG OR RAIN PATCHES. SEA UP TO 2 M, 3-4 M LATER. =
DANANG= S TO SE 4-5. DOWN TO 500 M IN FOG OR RAIN PATCHES IN N. 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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