Low Pressure Area (LPA) : Southwest Monsoon affecting Luzon.
At 4:00 AM today, the Low Pressure Area (LPA) was estimated based on all available data at 800 km East of Baler, Aurora (15.0ºN, 129.0ºE). Southwest Monsoon affecting Luzon.
Forecast: Monsoon rains which may trigger flashfloods and landslides will be experienced over Ilocos region and the provinces of Benguet, Zambales and Bataan. Cloudy skies with light to moderate rains and thunderstorms is expected over Metro Manila and the rest of Luzon. Partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rainshowers or thunderstorms will be experienced over the rest of the country.
Moderate to strong winds blowing from the southwest will prevail throughout the archipelago and the coastal waters will be moderate to rough.
Strong to gale force winds is expected to affect the following areas:
|SEABOARDS||WEATHER||WIND FORCE(KPH / KNOTS)||SEA CONDITION||WAVE HEIGHT (meters)|
THE NORTHERN and WESTERN SEABOARDS OF NORTHERN LUZON
(Batanes, Calayan, Babuyan, northern and eastern coasts of Cagayan, Ilocos Norte, Ilocos Sur, La Union, and Pangasinan)
|Monsoon rains||(52– 63) / (28 –34)||Rough to very Rough||3.4 to 4.5|
THE WESTERN SEABOARD OF
CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN LUZON
(Zambales, Bataan, Metro Manila, Cavite, Occidental Mindoro, western coast of Batangas and Palawan )
|Cloudy skies with light to moderate rainshowers and thunderstorms||(52– 63) / (28 –34)||Rough to very Rough||3.4 to 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.