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Bulletin updated at 12:30 HKT
21/Nov/2018

South China Coastal Waters

Warnings:
Gale force winds in all areas.

Weather Situation:
The northeast monsoon is affecting the south China coastal waters. A replenishment of the monsoon is expected to reach the region tonight.

At noon, the tropical depression over the Philippines with maximum sustained winds of about 45 kilometres per hour near its centre was located near 10.9 degrees north, 122.8 degrees east. It is forecast to move west at about 22 kilometres per hour across the central to southern parts of the Philippines.

Area forecasts for the next 24 hours

Hong Kong Adjacent Waters:
East force 6 to 7, becoming north up to force 8.
Misty with a few rain patches.
Rough seas, becoming very rough.

Nan'ao:
East force 6 to 7, becoming north force 7 to 8.
Rough seas, becoming very rough.

Shanwei:
East force 6 to 7, becoming north force 7 to 8.
Rough seas, becoming very rough.

South of Hong Kong:
East force 6 to 7, becoming north force 7 to 8.
Rough seas, becoming very rough.

Shangchuan Dao:
East force 6 to 7, becoming north force 7 to 8.
Rough seas, becoming very rough.

Outlook for the next 48 hours
North to northeasterly winds of force 7 to 8.

Latest reports from south china coastal weather stations:

Waglan Island
Wind northeast force 3
Visibility 17 kilometres

Shantou
Wind west-southwest force 2
Visibility 13 kilometres

Dongsha
Wind east-northeast force 2
Visibility 10 kilometres

Huangmaozhou
Wind east force 4

Xisha
Wind east-northeast force 3
Visibility 20 kilometres

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