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Bulletin updated at 09:30 HKT
23/Sep/2017

South China Coastal Waters

Warnings:
Strong winds in Hong Kong adjacent waters, Nan'ao, Shanwei and south of Hong Kong.

Weather Situation:
An easterly airstream is affecting the south China coastal waters. Besides, the area of low pressure near Luzon is bringing unsettled weather to the region.

Area forecasts for the next 24 hours

Hong Kong Adjacent Waters:
East force 4 to 5, occasionally force 6.
A few showers and isolated squally thunderstorms at first.
Moderate to rough seas.

Nan'ao:
East force 5 to 6.
Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Moderate to rough seas.

Shanwei:
East force 5 to 6.
Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Moderate to rough seas.

South of Hong Kong:
East force 5 to 6.
Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
Moderate to rough seas.

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

Outlook for the next 48 hours
Easterly winds up to force 6, becoming southerly winds of force 4 to 5 later. Isolated squally showers and thunderstorms.

Latest reports from south china coastal weather stations:

Waglan Island
Wind east force 5
Visibility 13 kilometres

Shantou
Wind east-northeast force 2
Visibility 10 kilometres

Dongsha
Wind east force 3
Visibility 10 kilometres

Macau
Wind east force 2
Visibility 19 kilometres

Xisha
Wind east-southeast force 2
Visibility 18 kilometres

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