Gale Warning
Gale Warning # 14
Issued at: 5:00 PM today, 20 October 2020

Strong to gale force winds associated with the northeasterly surface windflow.

Strong to gale force winds are expected to affect the following areas:
Seaboard Weather Wind Force (kph/knots) Sea Condition Wave Height (meters)
The seaboards of northern luzon (Batanes, Cagayan Including Babuyan Islands And Ilocos Norte) Cloudy skies with scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms 45 - 68 / 24 - 36 Rough to very rough 2.8 to 5.0
The western and southern seaboard of southern luzon (Western Coast Of Batangas And Occidental Mindoro Including Lubang Island ) Cloudy skies with scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms 45 - 63 / 24 - 34 Rough to very rough 2.8 to 4.5

Fishing boats and other small seacraft are advised not to venture out into the sea while larger sea vessels are alerted against big waves.

The next update will be issued at 5:00 am tomorrow.

Gale Warning in PDF File

Area Synopsis and 24-Hour Shipping Forecast
RPMM 200600
AREA SYNOPSIS AND 24-HOUR SHIPPING FORECAST
BEGINNING 201200
October 2020
Synopsis

SYNOPSIS: AT 0600 UTC TROPICAL STORM SAUDEL 2017 UPGRADED FROM TROPICAL DEPRESSION WAS ESTIMATED IN THE VICINITY OF ONE SIX POINT ZERO NORTH ONE TWO THREE POINT TWO EAST X MAXIMUM WINDS TWO ONE METERS PER SECOND NEAR THE CENTER X MOVING WEST NORTHWEST AT ZERO EIGHT METERS PER SECOND X STRONG TO GALE FORCE NORTHEASTERLY SURFACE WINDFLOW PREVAILING OVER EAST TAIWAN X BASHI X BALINTANG X SCARBOROUGH X MODERATE TO STRONG SOUTHWESTERLIES BACKING TO SOUTHEASTERLIES OVER MOST OF THE FORECAST AREA PD

Shipping Zones Weather Condition Wind direction and Speed Wave Height
(meters)
Sea Condition
EAST TAIWAN CLOUDY SKIES WITH ISOLATED LIGHT RAINS NORTHEASTERLY FROM 12 UP TO 17 MPS ( 24- 34KT ) 2.8 - 4.5 ROUGH TO VERY ROUGH
RYUKYU CLOUDY SKIES WITH ISOLATED LIGHT RAINS EASTERLY TO NORTHEASTERLY FROM 12 UP TO 17 MPS ( 24- 34KT ) 2.8 - 4.5 ROUGH TO VERY ROUGH
BASHI CLOUDY SKIES WITH SCATTERED RAINSHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS NORTHEASTERLY FROM 12 UP TO 21 MPS ( 24- 42KT ) 2.8 - 6.5 ROUGH TO VERY ROUGH
BALINTANG CLOUDY SKIES WITH SCATTERED RAINSHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS NORTHEASTERLY TO NORTHERLY FROM 12 UP TO 21 MPS ( 24- 42KT ) 2.8 - 6.5 ROUGH TO VERY ROUGH
NORTH PHILIPPINE CLOUDY SKIES WITH SCATTERED RAINSHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS NORTHEASTERLY TO EASTERLY FROM 12 UP TO 17 MPS ( 24- 34KT ) 2.8 - 4.5 ROUGH TO VERY ROUGH
SCARBOROUGH STORMY CYCLONIC UP TO STORM INTENSITY FROM 12 UP TO 21 MPS ( 24- 42KT ) 2.8 - 6.5 ROUGH TO VERY ROUGH
MINDORO RAINS WITH GUSTY WINDS NORTHWESTERLY BACKING TO SOUTHWESTERLY FROM 12 UP TO 17 MPS ( 24- 34KT ) 2.8 - 4.5 ROUGH TO VERY ROUGH
INLAND CLOUDY SKIES WITH SCATTERED RAINSHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS SOUTHWESTERLY TO SOUTHERLY FROM 8 UP TO 12 MPS ( 16- 24KT ) 1.2 - 2.8 MODERATE TO ROUGH
REST OF CENTRAL PHILIPPINE CLOUDY SKIES WITH SCATTERED RAINSHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EASTERLY TO SOUTHEASTERLY FROM 12 UP TO 15 MPS ( 24- 30KT ) 2.8 - 3.7 ROUGH
CENTRAL PHILIPPINE BOUNDED BY AREA NORTH OF ONE THREE NORTH AREA WEST OF ONE THREE ZERO EAST STORMY CYCLONIC UP TO STORM INTENSITY FROM 12 UP TO 21 MPS ( 24- 42KT ) 2.8 - 6.5 ROUGH TO VERY ROUGH
PALAWAN CLOUDY SKIES WITH SCATTERED RAINSHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS SOUTHWESTERLY FROM 8 UP TO ( 16- 24KT ) 1.2 - 2.8 MODERATE TO ROUGH
SULU CLOUDY SKIES WITH SCATTERED RAINSHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS SOUTHWESTERLY FROM 8 UP TO ( 16- 24KT ) 1.2 - 2.8 MODERATE TO ROUGH
MINDANAO CLOUDY SKIES WITH SCATTERED RAINSHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS SOUTHWESTERLY FROM 8 UP TO ( 16- 24KT ) 1.2 - 2.8 MODERATE TO ROUGH
MORO CLOUDY SKIES WITH SCATTERED RAINSHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS SOUTHWESTERLY FROM 8 UP TO ( 16- 24KT ) 1.2 - 2.8 MODERATE TO ROUGH
SOUTH PHILIPPINE PARTLY CLOUDY TO CLOUDY SKIES WITH ISOLATED RAINSHOWERS OR THUNDERSTORMS SOUTHWESTERLY TO SOUTHERLY FROM 8 UP TO ( 16- 24KT ) 1.2 - 2.8 MODERATE TO ROUGH

Area Synopsis and 24-Hour Shipping Forecast in PDF