Gale Warning
Gale Warning # 21
Issued at: 5:00 AM today, 21 January 2022

Strong to gale-force winds associated with the surge of the 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 northern luzon, and the eastern seaboard of central luzon (The Northern Coast Of Ilocos Norte, Batanes, Cagayan Including Babuyan Island, Isabela, And The Coast Of Northern Aurora {casiguran}) Cloudy skies with rains (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.

Unless an intermediate warning is released, 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 2022
Synopsis

SYNOPSIS: STRONG TO GALE FORCE NORTHEASTERLY TO EASTERLY SURFACE WINDFLOW ASSOCIATED WITH THE NORTHEAST MONSOON AFFECTING BASHI X BALINTANG X NORTH PHILIPPINE AREA SOUTH OF TWO TWO NORTH X MODERATE TO STRONG NORTHEASTERLIES TO EASTERLIES AFFECTING 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 RAINS EASTERLY FROM 9 UP TO 16 MPS ( 18- 32KT ) 1.5 - 4.0 MODERATE TO ROUGH
RYUKYU CLOUDY SKIES WITH RAINS NORTHEASTERLY TO EASTERLY FROM 9 UP TO 16 MPS ( 18- 32KT ) 1.5 - 4.0 MODERATE TO ROUGH
BASHI CLOUDY SKIES WITH RAINS EASTERLY FROM 12 UP TO 18 MPS ( 24- 36KT ) 2.8 - 5.0 ROUGH TO VERY ROUGH
BALINTANG CLOUDY SKIES WITH RAINS EASTERLY FROM 12 UP TO 18 MPS ( 24- 36KT ) 2.8 - 5.0 ROUGH TO VERY ROUGH
REST OF NORTH PHILIPPINE MOSTLY CLOUDY SKIES WITH LIGHT RAINS NORTHEASTERLY TO EASTERLY FROM 8 UP TO 16 MPS ( 16- 32KT ) 1.2 - 4.0 MODERATE TO ROUGH
NORTH PHILIPPINE BOUNDED BY AREA SOUTH OF TWO THREE NORTH AREA WEST OF ONE THREE ZERO EAST MOSTLY CLOUDY SKIES WITH LIGHT RAINS NORTHEASTERLY TO EASTERLY FROM 12 UP TO 18 MPS ( 24- 36KT ) 2.8 - 5.0 ROUGH TO VERY ROUGH
SCARBOROUGH PARTLY CLOUDY TO CLOUDY SKIES WITH ISOLATED LIGHT RAINS EASTERLY TO NORTHEASTERLY FROM 8 UP TO 16 MPS ( 16- 32KT ) 1.2 - 4.0 MODERATE TO ROUGH
MINDORO PARTLY CLOUDY TO CLOUDY SKIES WITH ISOLATED LIGHT TRAINS 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 9 UP TO 16 MPS ( 18- 32KT ) 1.5 - 4.0 MODERATE TO ROUGH
CENTRAL PHILIPPINE AREA WEST OF ONE TWO FIVE EAST CLOUDY SKIES WITH SCATTERED RAINS EASTERLY TO NORTHEASTERLY FROM 8 UP TO 17 MPS ( 16- 34KT ) 1.2 - 4.5 MODERATE TO VERY ROUGH
CENTRAL PHILIPPINE BOUNDED BY AREA NORTH OF ONE FOUR NORTH AREA EAST ON ONE TWO FIVE EAST MOSTLY CLOUDY SKIES WITH ISOLATED RAINSHOWERS NORTHEASTERLY TO EASTERLY FROM 11 UP TO 17 MPS ( 22- 34KT ) 2.5 - 4.5 MODERATE TO VERY ROUGH
PALAWAN PARTLY CLOUDY TO CLOUDY SKIES WITH ISOLATED RAINSHOWERS OR THUNDERSTORMS NORTHEASTERLY FROM 8 UP TO 11 MPS ( 16- 22KT ) 1.2 - 2.5 MODERATE
SULU PARTLY CLOUDY TO CLOUDY SKIES WITH ISOLATED RAINSHOWERS OR THUNDERSTORMS NORTHEASTERLY FROM 8 UP TO 11 MPS ( 16- 22KT ) 1.2 - 2.5 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 BACKING TO NORTHWESTERLY FROM 4 UP TO 9 MPS ( 8- 18KT ) 0.6 - 1.5 SLIGHT TO MODERATE
SOUTH PHILIPPINE PARTLY CLOUDY TO CLOUDY SKIES WITH ISOLATED RAINSHOWERS OR THUNDERSTORMS EASTERLY BACKING TO NORTHERLY FROM 8 UP TO 16 MPS ( 16- 32KT ) 1.2 - 4.0 MODERATE TO ROUGH

Area Synopsis and 24-Hour Shipping Forecast in PDF