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Bulletin updated at 17:20 HKT
18/Apr/2019

South China Coastal Waters

Warnings:
Strong winds in Hong Kong adjacent waters, south of Hong Kong and Shangchuan Dao.

Weather Situation:
An easterly airstream is affecting the south China coastal waters.

Area forecasts for the next 24 hours

Hong Kong Adjacent Waters:
East force 4 to 5, becoming south up to force 6.
Isolated squally showers and thunderstorms. Visibility relatively low.
Moderate seas, becoming rough.

Nan'ao:
East to southeast force 4 to 5.
Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Moderate seas.

Shanwei:
East to southeast force 4 to 5.
Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Moderate seas.

South of Hong Kong:
South to southeast force 4 to 5, occasionally force 6.
Isolated squally showers and thunderstorms.
Moderate to rough seas.

Shangchuan Dao:
South to southeast force 4 to 5, occasionally force 6.
Isolated squally showers and thunderstorms.
Moderate to rough seas.

Outlook for the next 48 hours
South to southwesterly winds of force 5 to 6. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.

Latest reports from south china coastal weather stations:

Waglan Island
Wind north-northwest force 1
Visibility 6 kilometres

Shantou
Wind south-southeast force 2
Visibility 30 kilometres

Huangmaozhou
Wind east-southeast force 5

Macau
Wind southeast force 2
Visibility 9 kilometres

Xisha
Wind south-southwest force 2
Visibility 30 kilometres

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