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South China Coastal Waters

Bulletin updated at 19:45 HKT 23/Mar/2023

By the Hong Kong Observatory at 7:45 p.m. on 23 Mar 2023 

Strong winds in Shangchuan Dao.

Weather Situation:
A southerly airstream is affecting the coastal waters of
Guangdong. Meanwhile, a trough of low pressure is bringing
unsettled weather to the northern part of southern China.

Area forecasts for the next 24 hours

Hong Kong Adjacent Waters:
South force 4 to 5.
A few showers. One or two  squally thunderstorms later.
Moderate seas.

Nan'ao, Shanwei and South of Hong Kong:
South force 4 to 5.
Moderate seas.

Shangchuan Dao:
South force 4 to 5, occasionally force 6.
Moderate to rough seas.

Outlook for the following 48 hours 
South to southeasterly winds of force 4 to 5, becoming east
up to force 7 later. Isolated showers and squally

Latest reports from south china coastal weather stations

Waglan Island       Wind southeast force 3 

Shantou             Wind south-southeast force 2 
                    Visibility 30 kilometres 

Huangmaozhou        Wind southeast force 3 

Macau               Wind south force 3 
                    Visibility 17 kilometres 

Xisha               Wind south-southwest force 2 
                    Visibility 19 kilometres 

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