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South China Coastal Waters

Bulletin updated at 19:45 HKT 01/Jul/2022

By the Hong Kong Observatory at 7:45 p.m. on 01 Jul 2022 

Warnings:
Hurricane force winds in Shangchuan Dao. Storm force winds
in south of Hong Kong. Gale force winds in Hong Kong
adjacent waters, Nan'ao and Shanwei.

Weather Situation:
At 8 p.m., Severe Tropical Storm Chaba with maximum
sustained winds of about 110 kilometres per hour near its
centre was located at 19.3 degrees north, 112.7 degrees
east. It is forecast to move northwest at about 16
kilometres per hour in the general direction of the coast of
western Guangdong.

Area forecasts for the next 24 hours

Hong Kong Adjacent Waters:
East to southeast force 8 to 9.
Heavy squally showers and thunderstorms.
Very rough to high seas.

Nan'ao:
Southeast force 6 to 7, up to force 8 at first.
Occasional heavy squally showers and thunderstorms.
Rough seas, very rough at first.

Shanwei:
Southeast force 8 to 9.
Frequent heavy squally showers and thunderstorms.
Very rough to high seas.

South of Hong Kong:
East to southeast force 10 to 11.
Frequent heavy squally showers and thunderstorms.
High to very high seas.

Shangchuan Dao:
Cyclonic force 10 to 11, becoming up to force 12.
Frequent heavy squally showers and thunderstorms.
High to very high seas, becoming phenomenal.

Outlook for the following 48 hours 
Southerly winds of force 7 to 8, up to force 12 at first.
Frequent heavy squally showers and thunderstorms.

Latest reports from south china coastal weather stations
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Waglan Island       Wind east force 7 
                    

Shantou             Wind east force 2 
                    Visibility 30 kilometres 

Macau               Wind east-northeast force 4 
                    Visibility 20 kilometres in drizzle 

Xisha               Wind west-southwest force 7 
                    Visibility 2300 metres in rain 



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