Gale Warning
Gale Warning # 15
Issued at: 5:00 PM today, 21 February 2020

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

Strong to 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 and the eastern seaboards of visayas (Batanes, Calayan, Cagayan, Isabela, Aurora, Northern Quezon [gen. Nakar], Polillo Group Of Islands [panukulan, Northern Burdeos, The Northern And Eastern Coasts Of Patnanungan And Jomalig], Northern Coasts Of Camarines Provinces, Northern And Eastern Coasts Of Catanduanes, Eastern Coast Of Albay [rapu-rapu Island And Batan Island], Eastern Coast Of Sorsogon, Northern And Eastern Coasts Of Samar Provinces) Cloudy skies with rains 45 - 63 / 24 - 34 Rough to very rough 2.8 - 4.5
The western seaboard of northern luzon, and the southern and western seaboard of southern luzon (Ilocos Norte, Ilocos Sur, Palawan, And The Southern Portion Of Mindoro Provinces) Partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated light rains 45 - 63 / 24 - 34 Rough to very rough 2.8 - 4.5
The eastern seaboard of mindanao (Dinagat Island, Siargao, Surigao Del Sur, Davao Oriental And Southern Portion Of Davao Occidental) Partly cloudy to cloudy skies with rainshowers 45 - 63 / 24 - 34 Rough to very rough 2.8 - 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 am tomorrow.

Gale Warning in PDF File

Area Synopsis and 24-Hour Shipping Forecast
RPMM 210600
AREA SYNOPSIS AND 24-HOUR SHIPPING FORECAST
BEGINNING 211200
February 2020
Synopsis

SYNOPSIS: 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 X SOUTH PHILIPPINE X SULU X MODERATE TO STRONG NORTHEASTERLIES OVER THE REST OF THE FORECAST AREA PD

Shipping Zones Weather Condition Wind direction and Speed Wave Height
(meters)
Sea Condition
CENTRAL PHILIPPINE CLOUDY SKIES WITH RAINS NORTHEASTERLY FROM 12 UP TO 17 MPS (24 - 34 KT) 2.8 - 4.5 ROUGH TO VERY ROUGH
SOUTH PHILIPPINE PARTLY CLOUDY TO CLOUDY SKIES WITH ISOLATED RAINSHOWERS NORTHEASTERLY FROM 12 UP TO 17 MPS (24 - 34 KT) 2.8 - 4.5 ROUGH TO VERY ROUGH
SCARBOROUGH PARTLY CLOUDY TO CLOUDY SKIES WITH ISOLATED LIGHT RAINS NORTHEASTERLY FROM 12 UP TO 17 MPS (24 - 34 KT) 2.8 - 4.5 ROUGH TO VERY ROUGH
SULU PARTLY CLOUDY TO CLOUDY SKIES WITH ISOLATED LIGHT RAINS NORTHEASTERLY FROM 12 UP TO 17 MPS (24 - 34 KT) 2.8 - 4.5 ROUGH TO VERY ROUGH
NORTH PHILIPPINE PARTLY CLOUDY TO CLOUDY SKIES WITH ISOLATED LIGHT RAINS NORTHEASTERLY FROM 12 UP TO 17 MPS (24 - 34 KT) 2.8 - 4.5 ROUGH TO VERY ROUGH
MINDORO PARTLY CLOUDY TO CLOUDY SKIES WITH ISOLATED LIGHT RAINS NORTHEASTERLY FROM 8 UP TO 15 MPS (16 - 30 KT) 1.2 - 3.7 MODERATE TO ROUGH
palawan PARTLY CLOUDY TO CLOUDY SKIES WITH ISOLATED 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
inland CLOUDY SKIES WITH RAINS 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 NORTHEASTERLY FROM 8 UP TO 12 MPS (16 - 24 KT) 1.2 - 2.8 MODERATE TO ROUGH
ryukyu 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
east taiwan 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
moro PARTLY CLOUDY TO CLOUDY SKIES WITH ISOLATED RAINSHOWERS NORTHEASTERLY FROM 8 UP TO 11 MPS (16 - 22 KT) 1.2 - 2.5 MODERATE

Area Synopsis and 24-Hour Shipping Forecast in PDF