Disaster prevention and protection

Forwarding of severe weather warning

Introduction

Once the Macao Vessel Traffic Control Centre is notified of the severe weather report (tropical cyclones, thunderstorm and strong monsoons) issued by the Meteorological and Geophysical Bureau, it will be announced via an international marine radio channel.

Target Groups

Ferry operators and vessels

Application Result

Forwarding tropical cyclone warnings:

Forwarding will be initiated within 10 minutes upon receipt of the notification.

Forwarding thunderstorm warnings:

Forwarding will be initiated within 10 minutes upon receipt of the notification.

Forwarding strong monsoon signals (black balls):

Forwarding will be initiated within 10 minutes upon receipt of the notification.

Enquiry Methods

Operating Department and Subsidiary: Marine and Water Bureau – Port Control Department

Correspondence Address: Port Control Building, Marine and Water Bureau, Taipa Ferry Terminal, Estrada de Pac On, Taipa

Telephone:(853)2872 6766

Fax:(853)2872 6769

Email: info@marine.gov.mo

Website: https://www.marine.gov.mo


Content provider: Marine and Water Bureau (DSAMA)

Last modified: 2021-01-14 09:29

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