Gale Warning
Gale Warning # 5
Issued at: 5:00 AM today, 20 January 2020

Strong to near gale force winds associated with the northeast monsoon

Strong to near gale force winds are expected to affect the following areas
Seaboard Weather Wind Force (kph/knots) Sea Condition Wave Height (meters)
The northern and eastern seaboards of luzon (Batanes, Calayan, Babuyan, Northern Coast Of Ilocos Norte, Isabela, Cagayan, Aurora, Eastern Coast Of Quezon Including Polillo Islands, Camarines Provinces, Catanduanes, Eastern Coast Of Sorsogon) Cloudy skies with isolated light rains 41 - 59 / 22 - 32 Rough 2.5 - 4.0
The eastern seaboards of visayas and mindanao (The Northern And Eastern Coast Of Northern Samar, Eastern Samar, Surigao, Davao Oriental, Dinagat Island, And Siargao) Cloudy skies with scattered rains and isolated thunderstorms 30 - 41 / 16 - 22 Rough 2.5 - 4.0

Fishing boats and other small seacrafts 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 191800
AREA SYNOPSIS AND 24-HOUR SHIPPING FORECAST
BEGINNING 200000
January 2020
Synopsis

SYNOPSIS: TAIL END OF A COLD FRONT AFFECTING CENTRAL PHILIPPINE AREA SOUTH OF ONE FOUR NORTH X STRONG TO NEAR GALE NORTHEASTERLY SURFACE WINDFLOW PREVAILING OVER THE SHIPPING AREA NORTH OF ONE EIGHT NORTH X SCARBOROUGH X CENTRAL PHILIPPINE 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
NORTH PHILIPPINE PARTLY CLOUDY TO CLOUDY SKIES WITH ISOLATED LIGHT RAINS NORTHEASTERLY FROM 10 TO 13 MPS (20 - 26 KT) 2.1 - 3.1 MODERATE TO ROUGH
CENTRAL PHILIPPINE AREA NORTH OF ONE FOUR NORTH CLOUDY SKIES WITH ISOLATED light RAINS NORTHEASTERLY FROM 11 TO 16 MPS (22 - 32 KT) 2.5 - 4.0 rough
REST OF CENTRAL PHILIPPINE CLOUDY SKIES WITH SCATTERED RAINS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS NORTHEASTERLY FROM 11 TO 16 MPS (22 - 32 KT) 2.5 - 4.0 ROUGH
SCARBOROUGH PARTLY CLOUDY TO CLOUDY SKIES WITH ISOLATED LIGHT RAINS NORTHEASTERLY FROM 10 TO 13 MPS (20 - 26 KT) 2.1 - 3.1 MODERATE TO ROUGH
RYUKYU PARTLY CLOUDY TO CLOUDY SKIES WITH ISOLATED LIGHT RAINS NORTHEASTERLY FROM 10 TO 12 MPS (18 - 24 KT) 1.2 - 2.8 MODERATE TO ROUGH
EAST TAIWAN CLOUDY SKIES WITH ISOLATED LIGHT RAINS NORTHEASTERLY FROM 10 TO 12 MPS (18 - 24 KT) 1.2 - 2.8 MODERATE TO ROUGH
BASHI CLOUDY SKIES WITH ISOLATED LIGHT RAINS NORTHEASTERLY TO EASTERLY FROM10 TO 13 MPS (20 - 26 KT) 2.1 - 3.1 MODERATE TO ROUGH
BALINTANG CLOUDY SKIES WITH ISOLATED LIGHT RAINS NORTHEASTERLY TO EASTERLY FROM 11 TO 16 MPS (22 - 32 KT) 2.5 - 4.0 ROUGH
MINDORO PARTLY CLOUDY TO CLOUDY SKIES WITH ISOLATED RAINS NORTHEASTERLY FROM 8 TO 11 MPS (16 - 22 KT) 1.2 - 2.5 MODERATE
PALAWAN PARTLY CLOUDY TO CLOUDY SKIES WITH ISOLATED RAINS OR THUNDERSTORMS NORTHEASTERLY FROM 8 TO 11 MPS (16 - 22 KT) 1.2 - 2.5 MODERATE
SOUTH PHILIPPINE PARTLY CLOUDY TO CLOUDY SKIES WITH ISOLATED RAINS OR THUNDERSTORMS NORTHEASTERLY FROM 11 TO 16 MPS (22 - 32 KT) 2.5 - 4.0 ROUGH
SULU PARTLY CLOUDY TO CLOUDY SKIES WITH ISOLATED RAINS OR THUNDERSTORMS NORTHEASTERLY FROM 4 TO 10 MPS (8 - 20 KT) 0.6 - 2.1 SLIGHT TO MODERATE
INLAND CLOUDY SKIES WITH SCATTERED RAINS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS NORTHEASTERLY FROM 4 TO 10 MPS (8 - 20 KT) 0.6 - 2.1 SLIGHT TO MODERATE
MINDANAO MOSTLY CLOUDY SKIES WITH SCATTERED RAINS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS NORTHEASTERLY FROM 4 TO 10 MPS (8 - 20 KT) 0.6 - 2.1 SLIGHT TO MODERATE
MORO PARTLY CLOUDY TO CLOUDY SKIES WITH ISOLATED RAINS OR THUNDERSTORMS NORTHEASTERLY FROM 4 TO 8 MPS (8 - 16 KT) 0.6 - 1.2 SLIGHT TO MODERATE

Area Synopsis and 24-Hour Shipping Forecast in PDF