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Marine Forecast

Weather Information for the Marine Community

Bulletin issued at 21:00 HKT 21/Nov/2019

STORM WARNING AREA: BASHI.
GALE WARNING AREAS: TAIWAN STRAIT AND BALINTANG.

GENERAL SITUATION AT 210900 UTC:
FOR DETAILS ON SEVERE TROPICAL STORM FUNG-WONG (1927), PLEASE REFER TO THE 3-HRLY SHIPPING WARNINGS. THE NORTHEAST MONSOON IS AFFECTING THE FORECAST AREAS.

MARINE FORECAST FOR 24 HOURS FROM 211300 UTC:

HONG KONG= NE 4-5. FINE. SEA UP TO 2 M. SWELL NE 2-3 M. TEMP 19-26 C. =
KWANGTUNG= E TO NE 4-5, 6 IN E. FINE. SEA 2-3 M. SWELL NE 3-4 M. =
TAIWAN STRAIT= NE 7-8. CLD. SEA 4-6 M. SWELL NE 4-6 M. =
BASHI= N TO NE 8-9, BEC CYCLONIC 10-11. DOWN TO 500 M IN FRQ HEAVY SQUALLY SHOWERS AND TS. SEA 6-8 M, BEC 10-12 M. SWELL NE 4-6 M. =
PRATAS= NE 5-6, OCNL 7. ISOL SHOWERS. SEA UP TO 4 M. SWELL NE 3-5 M. =
BALINTANG= N TO NW 8-9, BEC 6-7. DOWN TO 500 M IN FRQ HEAVY SQUALLY SHOWERS AND TS. SEA 6-8 M, BEC 3-4 M. SWELL NE 4-6 M. =
SCARBOROUGH= N TO NE 6-7. DOWN TO 4000 M IN ISOL SQUALLY SHOWERS AND TS. SEA 3-4 M. SWELL NE 4-6 M. =
PARACEL= E TO NE 4-5, OCNL 6. ISOL SHOWERS. SEA UP TO 3 M. SWELL NE 3-5 M. =
TONKIN= NE 4-5. FINE. SEA UP TO 2 M. =
DANANG= E TO NE 4-5. FINE. SEA UP TO 2 M. SWELL NE 2-3 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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