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South China Coastal Waters

Bulletin updated at 14:25 HKT 14/Aug/2018

By the Hong Kong Observatory at 2:25 p.m. on 14 Aug 2018 

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

Weather Situation:
At 2 p.m., Tropical Storm Bebinca with maximum sustained
winds of about 85 kilometres per hour near its centre was
located at 21.0 degrees north, 113.7 degrees east. It is
forecast to move northwards slowly, gradually edging closer
to the vicinity of the Pearl River Estuary to the coast of
western Guangdong.

Area forecasts for the next 24 hours

Hong Kong Adjacent Waters睭
East to southeast force 6 to 7, becoming force 8.
Frequent heavy squally showers and thunderstorms.
Rough seas, becoming very rough.

Nan'ao睭
South force 5 to 6, occasionally force 7.
Occasional squally showers and thunderstorms.
Rough seas.

Shanwei睭
South force 6 to 7.
Heavy squally showers and thunderstorms.
Rough seas.

South of Hong Kong睭
Cyclonic force 8 to 9, becoming up to force 10.
Frequent heavy squally showers and thunderstorms.
Very rough to high seas.

Shangchuan Dao睭
West to southwest force 8 to 9, becoming cyclonic up to
force 10 later.
Frequent heavy squally showers and thunderstorms.
Very rough to high seas.

Outlook for the following 48 hours 
Southerly winds of force 6 to 7, cyclonic winds of force 9
to 10 in west. Frequent heavy squally showers and
thunderstorms.

Latest reports from south china coastal weather stations
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Waglan Island       Wind east force 4 
                    Visibility 30 kilometres 

Shantou             Wind east-northeast force 2 
                    Visibility 30 kilometres 

Dongsha             Wind south-southwest force 3 
                    Visibility 9 kilometres in rain 

Huangmaozhou        Wind east-southeast force 5 
                    

Macau               Wind north-northeast force 3 
                    Visibility 4500 metres 

Xisha               Wind southwest force 5 
                    Visibility 8 kilometres 



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