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At 7:25pm last night, the Shenzhen Meteorological Bureau (SZMB) issued their blue Gale warning for the entire city and sea areas. Winds have or are expected to reach Scale 6 or above so please take the necessary precautions.

 

 

See below for descriptions of the wind Beaufort wind force scale from Wikipedia.

 
0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Calm Light Air Light Breeze Gentle Breeze Moderate Breeze Fresh Breeze Strong Breeze Near Gale Gale Strong Gale Storm Violent Storm Hurricane Force
Light Winds Advisory-force Gale-force Storm-force Hurricane-force
<1 mph
<1 knot
<0.3 m/s
1–3 mph
1–3 knots
0.3–1.5 m/s
4–7 mph
4–6 knots
1.6–3.3 m/s
8–12 mph
7–10 knots
3.4–5.5 m/s
13–18 mph
11–16 knots
5.5–7.9 m/s
18–24 mph
17–21 knots
8.0–10.7 m/s
25–31 mph
22–27 knots
10.8–13.8 m/s
31–38 mph
28–33 knots
13.9–17.1 m/s
39–46 mph
34–40 knots
17.2–20.7 m/s
47-54 mph
41–47 knots
20.8–24.4 m/s
55–63 mph
48–55 knots
24.5–28.4 m/s
64–72 mph
56–63 knots
28.5–32.6 m/s
≥73 mph
≥63 knots
≥32.7 m/s

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