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South China Coastal Waters

Bulletin updated at 16:30 HKT 24/Sep/2017

By the Hong Kong Observatory at 4:30 p.m. on 24 Sep 2017 

Strong winds in all areas.

Weather Situation:
At 4 p.m., the Tropical Depression over the northern part of
the South China Sea with maximum sustained winds of about 55
kilometres per hour near its centre was located at 18.7
degrees north, 111.5 degrees east. It is forecast to move
west-northwest at about 22 kilometres per hour towards the
vicinity of Hainan Island.

Area forecasts for the next 24 hours

Hong Kong Adjacent Waters睭
Southeast force 6 to 7.
Scattered heavy squally showers and thunderstorms.
Rough seas.

Nan'ao and Shanwei睭
South to southeast force 5 to 6.
Isolated squally showers and thunderstorms.
Moderate to rough seas.

South of Hong Kong睭
South to southeast force 6 to 7.
Occasional heavy squally showers and thunderstorms.
Rough seas.

Shangchuan Dao睭
Cyclonic force 6 to 7, becoming southeast force 6 to 7.
Frequent heavy squally showers and thunderstorms.
Rough seas.

Outlook for the following 48 hours 
South to southeasterly winds of force 5 to 6. Scattered
squally showers and thunderstorms.

Latest reports from south china coastal weather stations

Waglan Island       Wind east force 5 
                    Visibility 22 kilometres 

Shantou             Wind southeast force 2 
                    Visibility 30 kilometres 

Dongsha             Wind southeast force 3 
                    Visibility 10 kilometres 

Macau               Wind east force 4 
                    Visibility 24 kilometres 

Xisha               Wind southwest force 3 
                    Visibility 20 kilometres 

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