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Bulletin updated at 12:30 HKT
23/Feb/2019

South China Coastal Waters

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

Weather Situation:
An intense northeast monsoon is affecting the south China coastal waters.

Area forecasts for the next 24 hours

Hong Kong Adjacent Waters:
East to northeast force 6 to 7, occasionally force 8.
Scattered showers.
Rough to very rough seas.

Nan'ao:
East to northeast force 7 to 8.
Rough to very rough seas.

Shanwei:
East to northeast force 7 to 8.
Rough to very rough seas.

South of Hong Kong:
East to northeast force 7 to 8.
Rough to very rough seas.

Shangchuan Dao:
East to northeast force 6 to 7.
Rough seas.

Outlook for the next 48 hours
East to northeasterly winds of force 5 to 6, occasionally force 7.

Latest reports from south china coastal weather stations:

Waglan Island
Wind east-northeast force 6
Visibility 9 kilometres

Shantou
Wind east force 3
Visibility 30 kilometres

Dongsha
Wind east-northeast force 2
Visibility 10 kilometres

Huangmaozhou
Wind east force 6

Macau
Wind east force 3
Visibility 6 kilometres

Xisha
Wind east-southeast force 3
Visibility 30 kilometres

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