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Marine Forecast

Weather Information for the Marine Community

Bulletin issued at 21:00 HKT 17/Aug/2019

N0 WARNING.

GENERAL SITUATION AT 170900 UTC:
A SOUTHWESTERLY AIRSTREAM IS AFFECTING THE FORECAST AREAS.

MARINE FORECAST FOR 24 HOURS FROM 171300 UTC:

HONG KONG= SW 4-5, OCNL 6. DOWN TO 1000 M IN SCT HEAVY SQUALLY SHOWERS AND TS. SEA UP TO 3 M. SWELL SW 2 M. TEMP 26-29 C. =
KWANGTUNG= SW 4-5, OCNL 6. DOWN TO 1000 M IN SCT HEAVY SQUALLY SHOWERS AND TS. SEA UP TO 3 M. SWELL S TO SW 2-3 M. =
TAIWAN STRAIT= SW 5-6. DOWN TO 1000 M IN SCT HEAVY SQUALLY SHOWERS AND TS. SEA 2-3 M. SWELL SW 2-3 M. =
BASHI= W TO SW 6-7. DOWN TO 1000 M IN SCT HEAVY SQUALLY SHOWERS AND TS. SEA 3-4 M. SWELL SW 2-3 M. =
PRATAS= SW 4-5, OCNL 6. DOWN TO 1000 M IN SCT HEAVY SQUALLY SHOWERS AND TS. SEA UP TO 3 M. SWELL SW 2-3 M. =
BALINTANG= W TO SW 5-6, OCNL 7. DOWN TO 1000 M IN SCT HEAVY SQUALLY SHOWERS AND TS. SEA UP TO 4 M. SWELL SW 2-3 M. =
SCARBOROUGH= SW 5-6. DOWN TO 4000 M IN ISOL SQUALLY SHOWERS AND TS. SEA 2-3 M. SWELL SW 2-3 M. =
PARACEL= SW 5-6. DOWN TO 1000 M IN SCT HEAVY SQUALLY SHOWERS AND TS. SEA 2-3 M. SWELL S TO SW 2-3 M. =
TONKIN= SW 5-6, OCNL 7. DOWN TO 1000 M IN SCT HEAVY SQUALLY SHOWERS AND TS. SEA UP TO 4 M. SWELL S UP TO 2 M. =
DANANG= SW 5-6. DOWN TO 4000 M IN ISOL SQUALLY SHOWERS AND TS. SEA 2-3 M. SWELL S 2 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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