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South China Coastal Waters

Bulletin updated at 19:30 HKT 21/Feb/2018

By the Hong Kong Observatory at 7:30 p.m. on 21 Feb 2018 

Gale force winds in Nan'ao. Strong winds in Hong Kong
adjacent waters, Shanwei, south of Hong Kong and Shangchuan

Weather Situation:
An easterly airstream is affecting the south China coastal
waters. Besides, the cold front over southern China is
expected to reach the coastal waters during the day

Area forecasts for the next 24 hours

Hong Kong Adjacent Waters睭
East force 5 to 6, becoming north force 6 later.
A few rain patches.
Moderate to rough seas.

Northeast force 6 to 7, occasionally force 8.
Rough to very rough seas.

Shanwei and South of Hong Kong睭
North to northeast force 6 to 7.
Rough seas.

Shangchuan Dao睭
North to northeast force 6.
Rough seas.

Outlook for the following 48 hours 
East to northeasterly winds of force 6 to 7.

Latest reports from south china coastal weather stations

Waglan Island       Wind east-northeast force 5 
                    Visibility 2700 metres 

Shantou             Wind east-northeast force 2 
                    Visibility 19 kilometres 

Dongsha             Wind east-northeast force 4 
                    Visibility 10 kilometres 

Huangmaozhou        Wind east force 7 

Macau               Wind east force 2 
                    Visibility 5000 metres 

Xisha               Wind east-northeast force 2 
                    Visibility 28 kilometres 

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