MetMalaysia Warning

WARNING ON STRONG WINDS AND ROUGH SEAS

SECTION A: FOR SHIPPING
I) WARNING ON STRONG WINDS AND ROUGH SEAS (THIRD CATEGORY)

Strong Northeasterly winds over 60 kmph with waves more than 4.5 metres (15 feet) are expected to occur over the waters off east Condore, Reef North, Layang-Layang, Palawan, Labuan, north Reef South and north east Bunguran until Thursday, 21st December 2017.

This condition of strong winds and rough seas are dangerous to all coastal and shipping activities including workers on oil platform.

II) WARNING ON STRONG WINDS AND ROUGH SEAS (SECOND CATEGORY)

Strong Northeasterly winds of 50-60 kmph with waves up to 4.5 metres (15 feet) are expected to occur over the waters off south east Samui, west Condore, Tioman, Bunguran and south Reef South until Thursday, 21st December 2017.

This condition of strong winds and rough seas are dangerous to all shipping and coastal activities including fishing and ferry services.

III) WARNING ON STRONG WINDS AND ROUGH SEAS (FIRST CATEGORY)

Strong Northeasterly winds of 40-50 kmph with waves up to 3.5 metres (11 feet) are expected to occur over the waters off center Samui until Thursday, 21st December 2017.

This condition of strong winds and rough seas are dangerous to small crafts, recreational sea activities and water sports.

IV) WIDESPREAD THUNDERSTORM WARNING – UPDATED

Thunderstorms over the waters off Reef South, Reef North, Labuan and Palawan are expected to continue until late evening, Monday, 18th December 2017.

This condition may cause strong winds up to 50 kmph and rough seas with wave height up to 3.5 metres (11 feet) and dangerous to small boats.

SECTION B: FOR MALAYSIAN WATERS

I) WARNING ON STRONG WINDS AND ROUGH SEAS (THIRD CATEGORY)

Strong Northeasterly winds over 60 kmph with waves more than 4.5 metres (15 feet) are expected to occur over the waters off Labuan FT and Sabah (Interior, West Coast & Kudat) until Thursday, 21st December 2017.

II) WARNING ON STRONG WINDS AND ROUGH SEAS (SECOND CATEGORY)

Strong Northeasterly winds of 50-60 kmph with waves up to 4.5 metres (15 feet) are expected to occur over the waters off Kelantan, Terengganu, Pahang, East Johore and Sarawak until Thursday, 21st December 2017.

This condition of strong winds and rough seas are dangerous to all shipping and coastal activities including fishing and ferry services.

In addition, the coastal areas of Kelantan, Terengganu, Pahang & East Johore are vulnerable to sea level rise which is expected to occur until Thursday, 21st December 2017.

III) WIDESPREAD THUNDERSTORM WARNING

Thunderstorms over the waters off Sarawak, Sabah (Interior, East Coast & Kudat) and Labuan FT are expected to continue until late evening, Monday, 18th December 2017.

This condition may cause strong winds up to 50 kmph and rough seas with wave height up to 3.5 metres (11 feet) and dangerous to small boats.

Updated on 18 December 2017, at 09:20PM

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