Gale Warning
Gale Warning # 10
Issued at: 5:00 AM today, 21 January 2019

Strong to gale force winds associated with the surge of the northeast monsoon and tropical depression "amang".

Strong to gale force winds is expected to affect the following areas:
Seaboard Weather Wind Force (kph/knots) Sea Condition Wave Height (meters)
The eastern seaboards of southern luzon, visayas, and mindanao (Eastern Coast Of Quezon Including Polillo Islands, Camarines Provinces, Catanduanes, Eastern Coast Of Albay, And The Eastern Coast Of Sorsogon, Northern Samar, And Surigao Province) Cloudy skies with scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms (45 - 63) / (24 - 34) Rough to very rough 2.8 to 4.5
The northern and eastern seaboards of northern luzon and eastern seaboard of central luzon (Northern Coast Of Ilocos Norte, Batanes, Babuyan, Calayan, Cagayan, Isabela, And Aurora) Cloudy skies with light rains (45 - 63) / (24 - 34) Rough to very rough 2.8 to 4.5
The western seaboard of northern luzon (Western Coast Of Ilocos Norte And Ilocos Sur ) Partly cloudy to cloudy skies with light rains (45 - 63) / (24 - 34) Rough to very rough 2.8 to 4.5

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 201800
AREA SYNOPSIS AND 24-HOUR SHIPPING FORECAST
BEGINNING 210000
January 2019
Synopsis

SYNOPSIS: AT 1800 UTC THE CENTER OF TROPICAL DEPRESSION WAS ESTIMATED BASED ON ALL AVAILABLE DATA IN THE VICINITY OF ONE ZERO POINT THREE NORTH ONE TWO FIVE POINT FIVE EAST X MA X IMUM WINDS OF ONE THREE METERS PER SECOND X MOVING WEST NORTHWEST AT ZERO THREE METERS PER SECOND X STRONG TO GALE FORCE WINDS ASSOCIATED WITH THE NORTHEAST MONSOON PREVAILING OVER THE SHIPPING AREAS NORTH OF ONE SEVEN NORTH X CENTRAL PHILIPPINE X SOUTH PHILIPPINE AREA NORTH OF ZERO EIGHT NORTH BECOMING MODERATE TO STRONG NORTHEASTERLIES TO NORTHERLIES OVER MOST OF THE FORECAST AREA PD

Shipping Zones Weather Condition Wind direction and Speed Wave Height
(meters)
Sea Condition
SOUTH PHILIPPINE bounded by AREA NORTH OF ZERO EIGHT NORTH area west of one three zero east RAINS WITH GUSTY WINDS CYCLONIC FROM 12 MPS INCREASING UP TO DEPRESSION INTENSITY (17 MPS) (24 - 34 KT) NEAR THE CENTER 2.8 - 4.5 Rough to Very Rough
CENTRAL PHILIPPINE AREA west OF ONE three zero east cloudy skies with scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms NORTHEASTERLY FROM 12 UP TO 17 MPS (24 - 34 KT) 2.8 - 4.5 Rough to Very Rough
NORTH PHILIPPINE CLOUDY SKIES WITH LIGHT RAINS NORTHEASTERLY FROM 12 UP TO 17 MPS (24 - 34 KT) 2.8 - 4.5 Rough to Very Rough
ryukyu 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 CLOUDY SKIES WITH LIGHT RAINS NORTHEASTERLY FROM 12 UP TO 17 MPS (24 - 34 KT) 2.8 - 4.5 Rough to Very Rough
bashi CLOUDY SKIES WITH LIGHT RAINS NORTHEASTERLY FROM 12 UP TO 17 MPS (24 - 34 KT) 2.8 - 4.5 ROUGH TO VERY ROUGH
balintang 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 bounded by area north of one two north area west of one three zero east RAINS WITH GUSTY WINDS CYCLONIC FROM 12 MPS INCREASING UP TO DEPRESSION INTENSITY (17 MPS) (24 - 34 KT) NEAR THE CENTER 2.8 - 4.5 ROUGH TO VERY ROUGH
rest of central philippine PARTLY CLOUDY TO CLOUDY SKIES WITH ISOLATED LIGHT RAINS easterly to NORTHEASTERLY FROM 12 UP TO 17 MPS (24 - 34 KT) 2.8 - 4.5 ROUGH TO VERY ROUGH
rest of south philippine Partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rainshowers and thunderstorms SOUTHWESTERLY backing TO southeasterly FROM 8 UP TO 13 mps (16 - 26 KT) 1.2 - 3.1 MODERATE TO ROUGH
inland area south of one two northMOSTLY RAINS WITH GUSTY WINDS RAINS WITH GUSTY WINDS NORTHEASTERLY BACKING TO NORTHWESTERLY FROM 12 UP TO 17 MPS (24 - 34 KT) 2.8 - 4.5 ROUGH TO VERY ROUGH
mindanao RAINS WITH GUSTY WINDS NORTHWESTERLY BACKING TO SOUTHWESTERLY FROM 12 UP TO 17 MPS (24 - 34 KT) 2.8 - 4.5 ROUGH TO VERY ROUGH
rest of inland Partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated light rains NORTHEASTERLY BACKING TO NORTHWESTERLY FROM 8 UP TO 13 mps (16 - 26 KT) 1.2 - 3.1 MODERATE TO ROUGH
scarborough area north of one seven north PARTLY CLOUDY TO CLOUDY SKIES WITH ISOLATED LIGHT RAINS NORTHEASTERLY FROM 12 UP TO 17 MPS (24 - 34 KT) 2.8 - 4.5 MODERATE TO ROUGH
mindoro PARTLY CLOUDY TO CLOUDY SKIES WITH ISOLATED LIGHT RAINS NORTHEASTERLY FROM 8 UP TO 12 mps (16 - 24 KT) 1.2 - 2.8 MODERATE TO ROUGH
palawan PARTLY CLOUDY TO CLOUDY SKIES WITH ISOLATED LIGHT RAINS NORTHEASTERLY to northerly FROM 8 UP TO 11 mps (16 - 22 KT) 1.2 - 2.5 MODERATE TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH
sulu MOSTLY Cloudy skies with scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms NORTHERLY TO NORTHEasteRLY FROM 8 UP TO 11 mps (16 - 22 KT) 1.2 - 2.8 MODERATE TO ROUGH
moro Partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rainshowers and thunderstorms NORTHWESTERLY BACKING TO SOUTHWESTERLY FROM 8 UP TO 10 MPS (22 - 20 KT) 1.2 - 2.1 MODERATE
rest of scarborough PARTLY CLOUDY TO CLOUDY SKIES WITH ISOLATED LIGHT RAINS NORTHEASTERLY FROM 8 UP TO 13 mps (16 - 26 KT) 1.2 - 3.1 MODERATE TO ROUGH

Area Synopsis and 24-Hour Shipping Forecast in PDF