Gale Warning
Gale Warning # 5
Issued at: 5:00 AM today, 18 October 2021

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 northern seaboard of luzon (Batanes, Calayan, Babuyan, Northern Coast Of Cagayan And Northern Coast Of Ilocos Norte) Cloudy skies with light rains (45 - 63) / (24 - 34) Rough to very rough 2.8 - 4.5
The eastern and western seaboards of northern luzon (Isabela, Eastern Coast Of Cagayan, Ilocos Sur And The Western Coast Of Ilocos Norte) Partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rainshowers or thunderstorms (45 - 63) / (24 - 34) Rough to very rough 2.8 - 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 at 5:00 pm today.

Gale Warning in PDF File

Area Synopsis and 24-Hour Shipping Forecast
RPMM 171800
AREA SYNOPSIS AND 24-HOUR SHIPPING FORECAST
BEGINNING 180000
October 2021
Synopsis

SYNOPSIS: STRONG TO GALE FORCE WINDS ASSOCIATED WITH NORTHEASTERLY SURFACE WINDFLOW PREVAILING OVER EAST TAIWAN X RYUKYU X BASHI X BALINTANG X CENTRAL PHILIPPINE AREA NORTH OF ONE SEVEN NORTH X MODERATE TO STRONG EASTERLIES TO NORTHEASTERLIES PREVAILING OVER REST OF CENTRAL PHILIPPINE X MINDORO X SCARBOROUGH BECOMING LIGHT TO MODERATE NORTHEASTERLIES OVER THE REST OF THE FORECAST AREA PD

Shipping Zones Weather Condition Wind direction and Speed Wave Height
(meters)
Sea Condition
EAST TAIWAN CLOUDY SKIES WITH LIGHT RAINS NORTHEASTERLY FROM 12 UP TO 14 MPS ( 24- 28KT ) 2.8 - 3.4 ROUGH
RYUKYU CLOUDY SKIES WITH LIGHT RAINS NORTHEASTERLY FROM 12 UP TO 14 MPS ( 24- 28KT ) 2.8 - 3.4 ROUGH
BASHI CLOUDY SKIES WITH LIGHT RAINS NORTHEASTERLY FROM 12 UP TO 17 MPS ( 24- 34KT ) 2.8 - 4.5 ROUGH TO VERY ROUGH
BALINTANG CLOUDY SKIES WITH LIGHT RAINS NORTHEASTERLY FROM 12 UP TO 17 MPS ( 24- 34KT ) 2.8 - 4.5 ROUGH TO VERY ROUGH
REST OF NORTH PHILIPPINE PARTLY CLOUDY SKIES WITH ISOLATED RAINSHOWERS OR THUNDERSTORMS NORTHEASTERLY FROM 8 UP TO 12 MPS ( 16- 24KT ) 1.2 - 2.8 MODERATE TO ROUGH
NORTH PHILIPPINE AREA WEST OF ONE THREE ZERO EAST CLOUDY SKIES WITH LIGHT RAINS NORTHEASTERLY FROM 12 UP TO 14 MPS ( 24- 28KT ) 2.8 - 3.4 ROUGH
REST OF SCARBOROUGH PARTLY CLOUDY TO CLOUDY SKIES WITH ISOLATED RAINSHOWERS OR THUNDERSTORMS NORTHEASTERLY TO EASTERLY FROM 12 UP TO 14 MPS ( 24- 28KT ) 2.8 - 3.4 ROUGH
SCARBOROUGH AREA NORTH OF ONE SEVEN NORTH PARTLY CLOUDY TO CLOUDY SKIES WITH ISOLATED RAINSHOWERS OR THUNDERSTORMS NORTHEASTERLY TO EASTER;LY FROM 12 UP TO 17 MPS ( 24- 34KT ) 2.8 - 4.5 ROUGH TO VERY ROUGH
MINDORO PARTLY CLOUDY TO CLOUDY SKIES WITH ISOLATED RAINSHOWERS OR THUNDERSTORMS NORTHEASTERLY FROM 8 UP TO 12 MPS ( 16- 24KT ) 1.2 - 2.8 MODERATE TO ROUGH
INLAND PARTLY CLOUDY TO CLOUDY SKIES WITH ISOLATED RAINSHOWERS OR THUNDERSTORMS NORTHEASTERLY FROM 4 UP TO 10 MPS ( 8- 20KT ) 0.6 - 2.1 SLIGHT TO MODERATE
REST OF CENTRAL PHILIPPINE PARTLY CLOUDY TO CLOUDY SKIES WITH ISOLATED RAINSHOWERS OR THUNDERSTORMS NORTHEASTERLY FROM 8 UP TO 12 MPS ( 16- 24KT ) 1.2 - 2.8 MODERATE TO ROUGH
CENTRAL PHILIPPINE BOUNDED BYB AREA NORTH OF ONE SIX NORTH AREA WEST OF ONE TWO FIVE EAST PARTLY CLOUDY TO CLOUDY SKIES WITH ISOLATED RAINSHOWERS OR THUNDERSTORMS NORTHEASTERLY FROM 12 UP TO 17 MPS ( 24- 34KT ) 2.8 - 4.5 ROUGH TO VERY ROUGH
PALAWAN PARTLY CLOUDY TO CLOUDY SKIES WITH ISOLATED RAINSHOWERS OR THUNDERSTORMS EASTERLY TO NORTHEASTERLY FROM 8 UP TO 10 MPS ( 16- 20KT ) 1.2 - 2.1 MODERATE
SULU PARTLY CLOUDY TO CLOUDY SKIES WITH ISOLATED RAINSHOWERS OR THUNDERSTORMS NORTHEASTERLY FROM 4 UP TO 10 MPS ( 8- 20KT ) 0.6 - 2.1 SLIGHT TO MODERATE
MINDANAO PARTLY CLOUDY TO CLOUDY SKIES WITH ISOLATED RAINSHOWERS OR THUNDERSTORMS NORTHEASTERLY FROM 4 UP TO 10 MPS ( 8- 20KT ) 0.6 - 2.1 SLIGHT TO MODERATE
MORO PARTLY CLOUDY TO CLOUDY SKIES WITH ISOLATED RAINSHOWERS OR THUNDERSTORMS NORTHEASTERLY TO EASTERLY FROM 4 UP TO 10 MPS ( 8- 20KT ) 0.6 - 2.1 SLIGHT TO MODERATE
SOUTH PHILIPPINE MOSTLY CLOUDY SKIES WITH SCATTERED RAINSHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS NORTHEASTERLY TO EASTERLY FROM 8 UP TO 12 MPS ( 16- 24KT ) 1.2 - 2.8 MODERATE TO ROUGH

Area Synopsis and 24-Hour Shipping Forecast in PDF