24-HOUR SHIPPING FORECAST

DECEMBER 2012

RPMM 171800
AREA SYNOPSIS AND 24-HR SHIPPING FORECAST
VALID BEGINNING 180000
SYNOPSIS:

NORTHEAST MONSOON ASSOCIATED WITH STRONG TO GALE FORCE NORTHEASTERLY SURFACE WINDFLOW PREVAILING OVER EAST TAIWAN X RYUKYU X BASHI X BALINTANG X SCARBOROUGH X NORTH PHILIPPINE X CENTRAL PHILIPPINE BECOMING MODERATE TO OCCASIONALLY STRONG NORTHEASTERLIES OVER THE REST OF THE FORECAST AREA PD
FORECAST:

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Delineation of Shipping Areas EAST TAIWAN X RYUKYU X BASHI X BALINTANG X SCARBOROUGH X NORTH PHILIPPINE X CENTRAL PHILIPPINE AREA NORTH OF ONE FIVE NORTH X PARTLY CLOUDY SKIES WITH LIGHT RAINS X WINDS NORTHEASTERLY UP TO ONE SEVEN METERS PER SECOND X SEA ROUGH TO VERY ROUGH NORTHEAST X

REST OF CENTRAL PHILIPPINE X MOSTLY CLOUDY SKIES WITH SCATTERED RAINSHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS X WINDS NORTHEASTERLY UP TO ONE SEVEN METERS PER SECOND X ROUGH TO VERY ROUGH NORTHEAST X

SOUTH PHILIPPINE X MOSTLY CLOUDY SKIES WITH SCATTERED RAINSHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS X WINDS NORTHEASTERLY UP TO ONE FIVE METERS PER SECOND X SEA MODERATE TO ROUGH NORTHEAST X

MINDORO X PALAWAN X SULU AREA WEST OF ONE TWO ONE EAST X PARTLY CLOUDY SKIES WITH ISOLATED RAINSHOWERS OR THUNDERSTORMS X WINDS NORTHEASTERLY UP TO ONE THREE METERS PER SECOND X SEA MODERATE TO ROUGH NORTHEAST X

INLAND X MINDANAO X MORO X REST OF SULU X PARTLY CLOUDY SKIES WITH ISOLATED RAINSHOWERS OR THUNDERSTORMS X WINDS NORTHEASTERLY UP TO ONE ONE METERS PER SECOND X SEA MODERATE TO OCCASIONALLY ROUGH NORTHEAST X