Gale Warning
Gale Warning # 31
Issued at: 5:00 AM today, 10 December 2019

Strong to gale force winds associated with the surge of the northeast monsoon

Strong to gale force winds are affecting or expected to affect the following areas:
Seaboard Weather Wind Force (kph/knots) Sea Condition Wave Height (meters)
The seaboards of northern luzon and eastern seaboard of central luzon (Batanes, Cagayan Including Babuyan Islands, Ilocos Norte, Ilocos Sur, Isabela And Aurora) Cloudy skies with light rains 41 - 63 / 22 - 34 Rough to very rough 2.5 - 4.5
The eastern seaboards of southern luzon and visayas (The Eastern Coast Of Quezon Including Polillo Island, Camarines Norte, The Northern And Eastern Coast Of Camarines Sur, Catanduanes, The Eastern Coast Of Sorsogon, Northern And Eastern Coast Of Northern Samar) Cloudy skies with scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms 41 - 63 / 22 - 34 Rough to very rough 2.5 - 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 pm today.

Gale Warning in PDF File

Area Synopsis and 24-Hour Shipping Forecast
RPMM 090600
AREA SYNOPSIS AND 24-HOUR SHIPPING FORECAST
BEGINNING 091200
December 2019
Synopsis

SYNOPSIS: TAIL END OF A COLD FRONT AFFECTING THE SHIPPING ZONES OF NORTH PHILIPPINE X CENTRAL PHILIPPINE X STRONG TO GALE FORCE WINDS ASSOCIATED WITH THE NORTHEAST MONSOON PREVAILING OVER THE SHIPPING AREA NORTH OF ONE EIGHT NORTH X SCARBOROUGH X CENTRAL PHILIPPINE AREA WEST OF ONE THREE ZERO EAST X BECOMING MODERATE TO STRONG NORTHEASTERLIES OVER MOST OF THE FORECAST AREA PD

Shipping Zones Weather Condition Wind direction and Speed Wave Height
(meters)
Sea Condition
RYUKYU MOSTLY CLOUDY SKIES WITH LIGHT RAINS NORTHEASTERLY FROM 12 UP TO 17 MPS (24 - 34 KT) 2.8 - 4.5 ROUGH TO VERY ROUGH
EAST TAIWAN MOSTLY CLOUDY SKIES WITH LIGHT RAINS NORTHEASTERLY FROM 12 UP TO 17 MPS (24 - 34 KT) 2.8 - 4.5 ROUGH TO VERY ROUGH
NORTH PHILIPPINE MOSTLY CLOUDY SKIES WITH LIGHT RAINS NORTHEASTERLY FROM 12 UP TO 18 MPS (24 - 36 KT) 2.8 - 5.0 ROUGH TO VERY ROUGH
BASHI MOSTLY CLOUDY SKIES WITH LIGHT RAINS NORTHEASTERLY FROM 12 UP TO 17 MPS (24 - 34 KT) 2.8 - 4.5 ROUGH TO VERY ROUGH
BALINTANG MOSTLY CLOUDY SKIES WITH LIGHT RAINS NORTHEASTERLY FROM 12 UP TO 17 MPS (24 - 34 KT) 2.8 - 4.5 ROUGH TO VERY ROUGH
CENTRAL PHILIPPINE AREA WEST OF ONE THREE ZERO EAST MOSTLY CLOUDY SKIES WITH SCATTERED RAINS AND THUNDERSTORMS NORTHEASTERLY FROM 12 UP TO 18 MPS (24 - 36 KT) 2.8 - 5.0 ROUGH TO VERY ROUGH
SCARBOROUGH PARTLY CLOUDY SKIES WITH ISOLATED LIGHT RAINS NORTHEASTERLY FROM 12 UP TO 18 MPS (24 - 36 KT) 2.8 - 5.0 ROUGH TO VERY ROUGH
REST OF CENTRAL PHILIPPINE PARTLY CLOUDY SKIES WITH ISOLATED RAINSHOWERS OR THUNDERSTORMS EASTERLY TO NORTHEASTERLY FROM 8 UP TO 12 MPS (16 - 24 KT) 1.2 - 2.8 MODERATE TO ROUGH
MINDORO PARTLY CLOUDY SKIES WITH ISOLATED RAINSHOWERS OR THUNDERSTORMS NORTHEASTERLY FROM 8 UP TO 12 MPS (16 - 24 KT) 1.2 - 2.8 MODERATE TO ROUGH
PALAWAN PARTLY CLOUDY SKIES WITH ISOLATED RAINSHOWERS OR THUNDERSTORMS NORTHEASTERLY FROM 8 UP TO 12 MPS (16 - 24 KT) 1.2 - 2.8 MODERATE TO ROUGH
SULU PARTLY CLOUDY SKIES WITH ISOLATED LIGHT RAINS NORTHEASTERLY FROM 8 UP TO 12 MPS (16 - 24 KT) 1.2 - 2.8 MODERATE TO ROUGH
INLAND PARTLY CLOUDY TO CLOUDY SKIES WITH ISOLATED RAINSHOWERS OR THUNDERSTORMS NORTHEASTERLY FROM 8 UP TO 12 MPS (16 - 24 KT) 1.2 - 2.8 MODERATE TO ROUGH
MINDANAO PARTLY CLOUDY TO CLOUDY SKIES WITH ISOLATED RAINSHOWERS OR THUNDERSTORMS NORTHEASTERLY 4 UP TO 10 MPS (8 - 20 KT) 0.6 - 2.1 SLIGHT TO MODERATE
MORO PARTLY CLOUDY SKIES WITH ISOLATED RAINSHOWERS OR THUNDERSTORMS NORTHEASTERLY 4 UP TO 10 MPS (8 - 20 KT) 0.6 - 2.1 SLIGHT TO MODERATE
SOUTH PHILIPPINE PARTLY CLOUDY SKIES WITH ISOLATED RAINSHOWERS OR THUNDERSTORMS NORTHEASTERLY BACKING TO NORTHWESTERLY FROM 4 UP TO 10 MPS (8 - 20 KT) 0.6 - 2.1 SLIGHT TO MODERATE

Area Synopsis and 24-Hour Shipping Forecast in PDF