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Weather Information for South China Coastal Waters (Issued by Hong Kong Observatory)
Issue Time (HKT): 12:30 17/Jul/2018
WEATHER INFORMATION FOR SOUTH CHINA COASTAL WATERS
(NOT TO BE ISSUED AFTER 4:30 P.M.)
BY THE HONG KONG OBSERVATORY AT 12:30 P.M. ON 17 JULY 2018
WARNINGS:
GALE FORCE WINDS IN ALL AREAS.
WEATHER SITUATION:
AN EASTERLY AIRSTREAM IS AFFECTING THE SOUTH CHINA COASTAL
WATERS.
AT NOON, TROPICAL STORM SON-TINH WITH MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS OF ABOUT 65 KILOMETRES PER HOUR NEAR ITS CENTRE WAS
LOCATED NEAR 19.3 DEGREES NORTH, 116.5 DEGREES EAST. IT IS
FORECAST TO MOVE WEST AT ABOUT 40 KILOMETRES PER HOUR
ACROSS THE NORTHERN PART OF THE SOUTH CHINA SEA AND TOWARDS
THE VICINITY OF HAINAN ISLAND AND LEIZHOU PENINSULA.
AREA FORECASTS FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS
HONG KONG ADJACENT WATERS:
EAST FORCE 6 TO 7, BECOMING FORCE 8.
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
ROUGH TO VERY ROUGH SEAS.
NAN'AO AND SHANWEI:
EAST TO NORTHEAST FORCE 6 TO 7, BECOMING FORCE 8.
ISOLATED SQUALLY SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
ROUGH TO VERY ROUGH SEAS.
SOUTH OF HONG KONG AND SHANGCHUAN DAO:
EAST TO NORTHEAST FORCE 6 TO 7, BECOMING CYCLONIC FORCE 8.
FREQUENT HEAVY SQUALLY SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
ROUGH TO VERY ROUGH SEAS.
OUTLOOK FOR THE FOLLOWING 48 HOURS
EAST TO SOUTHEASTERLY WINDS OF FORCE 5 TO 6, CYCLONIC WINDS
UP TO FORCE 8 IN WEST. FREQUENT HEAVY SQUALLY SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN WEST.
LATEST REPORTS FROM SOUTH CHINA COASTAL WEATHER STATIONS:
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WAGLAN ISLANDWIND EAST-NORTHEAST FORCE 4
SHANTOUWIND EAST-NORTHEAST FORCE 2
VISIBILITY 30 KILOMETRES
DONGSHAWIND EAST-NORTHEAST FORCE 5
VISIBILITY 10 KILOMETRES
HUANGMAOZHOUWIND EAST-NORTHEAST FORCE 4
MACAUWIND NORTHEAST FORCE 3
VISIBILITY 14 KILOMETRES
XISHAWIND NORTH-NORTHWEST FORCE 2
VISIBILITY 30 KILOMETRES
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