Gale Warning
Issued at: 5:00 PM TODAY , 19 February 2017
Gale Warning # 3 (Final)
For: strong to gale force winds associated with the northeast monsoon.

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Weather Advisory
As of today, there is no Weather Advisory issued.


Dams Water Level Update
As of 6 AM, 22 February  2017

General Flood Advisories - Regional
Issued 22 February 2017


Daily Basin Hydrological Forecast
Issued 22 February 2017




Monthly Climate Assessment and Outlook

La Niña-like conditions continue
Issued: 06 February 2017
updates shall be issued as appropriate.

Monthly Rainfall Forecast
RAINFALL FORECAST  (February - July 2017) 
UPDATED: 18 January 2017 


Regional Rainfall Forecast
Issued: 18 January 2017
Valid for: February - July 2017
Farm Weather Forecast and Advisories
ISSUED              : 8AM, WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2017
VALID UNTIL      :  8AM, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2017
FWFA:  N0. 17-053


Ten-Day Regional Agri-Weather Information

DEKAD NO. 6  FEBRUARY 21- 28, 2017

PHILIPPINE AGRI-WEATHER FORECAST

The weather systems that will affect the whole country are northeast monsoon, easterlies, low pressure area (LPA) and tail-end of a cold front.

The whole country will have partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rains or thunderstorms during the early days of the forecast period. After this, Mindanao and the regions of MIMAROPA, Eastern Visayas and Central Visayas will have light to moderate rains and thunderstorms. The regions of Cagayan Valley, Ilocos, CAR, Central Luzon and Bicol will experience cloudiness which may bring rains or thunderstorms at the midst of the forecast period up to the latter part of the dekad. The rest of the country will have partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rainshowers or thunderstorms.

Light to moderate winds will blow from east to southeast over Luzon during the early days of the dekadal period. After this, gradual shift to northeasterly direction of moderate to strong winds will prevail over Luzon. The rest of the country will have winds coming from east to northeast.

During the early days of the forecast period, the seaboards of the whole country will be slight to moderate. The coastal waters of Luzon will be moderate to rough at the midst of the forecast period. This will take place up to the latter part of the dekad. The rest of the country will have slight to moderate seas.

The eastern and central equatorial Pacific is in neutral condition.


Seasonal Climate Outlook
Issued:  20 January 2017
FOR January - June 2017
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Astronomical Diary
Issued 01 February 2017
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DEKAD NO. 6  FEBRUARY 21- 28, 2017

PHILIPPINE AGRI-WEATHER FORECAST

The weather systems that will affect the whole country are northeast monsoon, easterlies, low pressure area (LPA) and tail-end of a cold front.

The whole country will have partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rains or thunderstorms during the early days of the forecast period. After this, Mindanao and the regions of MIMAROPA, Eastern Visayas and Central Visayas will have light to moderate rains and thunderstorms. The regions of Cagayan Valley, Ilocos, CAR, Central Luzon and Bicol will experience cloudiness which may bring rains or thunderstorms at the midst of the forecast period up to the latter part of the dekad. The rest of the country will have partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rainshowers or thunderstorms.

Light to moderate winds will blow from east to southeast over Luzon during the early days of the dekadal period. After this, gradual shift to northeasterly direction of moderate to strong winds will prevail over Luzon. The rest of the country will have winds coming from east to northeast.

During the early days of the forecast period, the seaboards of the whole country will be slight to moderate. The coastal waters of Luzon will be moderate to rough at the midst of the forecast period. This will take place up to the latter part of the dekad. The rest of the country will have slight to moderate seas.

The eastern and central equatorial Pacific is in neutral condition.

FARM ADVISORIES

Farmers are reminded to inspect and maintain the good condition of farm houses and other structures to ensure the quality of harvested crops and the safety of animals. Participate, cooperate and support the local government’s projects and activities in the current trend in farming practices and techniques that can help in agricultural production.  Always use covered vans when transporting goods to the market. 


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REGIONAL AGROMETEOROLOGICAL SITUATION AND PROGNOSIS

 

REGIONS

Forecast

Rainfall

(mm)

 

Ave. Rainy Days (0.1mm or more)

Actual Soil Moisture Condition

Ave. Range

Of Relative Humidity

(%)

 

Ave.Min- Max Tempera-ture (0C)

 

Crop Phenology, Situation and Farm Activities

 

REGION 1

Ilocos Region

0 – 75

1 – 4

Dry

65 – 95

20 – 32

Irrigated rice and corn are in vegetative and ripening stages. In some areas, flue curing tobacco leaves and harvesting of corn started. Weeding, applying of fertilizer and spraying of fungicide in vegetable plants are on-going. Harvesting of fruits and vegetables is in progress.

 

REGION 2 Cagayan Valley

 

0 – 75

1 – 4

Wet – northern part;

Moist – Tuguegarao;

Dry – rest of the region

60 – 95

20 – 30

Irrigated rice is in flowering phase while corn is in ripening and maturing stages. Harvesting of tomatoes, eggplant, cucumber, lettuce, pechay and potatoes is on-going.

 

C A R (Cordillera Administra-tive Region)

0 – 75

1 – 4

Dry

65 – 95

12 – 23

Harvesting of strawberry, cabbage, cauliflower, onion leaks and Chinese parsley is on-going. Land preparations for vegetable garden as well as planting of strawberry, lettuce, celery, potatoes, carrots and brocolli are on-going. Rice is in vegetative and ripening stages.

 

REGION 3

Central Luzon

0 – 50

0 – 4

Wet – Aurora;

Dry – rest of the region

55 – 95

21 – 32

Rice is in different stages while corn is in ripening stage. Harvesting of red and white corn, pechay, lettuce, citrus, okra, eggplant, ampalaya and sweet potatoes is on-going. In some areas, applying fertilizer and drying of harvested corn is in progress.

 

N C R

National Capital Region

0 – 25

0 – 3

Dry

60 – 95

23 – 32

Harvesting of leafy green vegetables such as patola, upo, rootcrops, native pechay, mustard and spinach are on-going.

 

REGION 4A CALABAR-ZON

 

0 – 50

0 – 3

Wet – Quezon;

Moist – Rizal;

Dry – rest of the region

60 – 95

21 – 32

Rice is in flowering and ripening stages while early planted rice is in flowering and booting stages. Harvesting of banana, papaya, pineapple, patola, sayote, string beans, ampalaya, squash, tomato, pechay, and mustard is on-going.

 

REGION 4B MIMAROPA

 

0 – 25

0 – 3

Moist – Oriental Mindoro;

Dry – rest of the region

60 – 95

25 – 31

Land preparation, planting, transplanting of rice and other vegetable crops are on-going. Irrigated rice is in vegetative and harvesting stage.

 

REGION 5

Bicol Region

0 – 50

0 – 3

Moist – Masbate and Catanduanes;

Wet – rest of the region

55 – 95

22 – 30

Planting and transplanting of rice are on-going. Harvesting of banana, pineapple, rootcrops and leafy vegetables is also on-going.

 

REGION 6

Western Visayas

0 – 50

0 – 3

Moist

60 – 95

24 – 30

Transplanting of irrigated and non-irrigated rice continues while corn is in tasseling and silk stage. In some areas, rice is in vegetative and flowering stages.

 

Negros Island Region

(NIR)

0 – 25

0 – 3

Moist

60 – 95

24 – 30

Rice is in vegetative stage. Cultivating and weed removal of newly planted sugarcane continues.

 

REGION 7

Central Visayas

0 – 50

0 – 3

Moist – Cebu;

Dry – rest of the region

60 – 95

24 – 30

Irrigated rice is in different stages. Planting of rice and corn, cauliflower, cucumber, eggplant and potato is on-going. Harvesting of mango, pomelo, leafy vegetables such as lettuce, mustard and pechay is also on-going.

 

REGION 8

Eastern Visayas

0 – 50

0 – 3

Wet

55 – 95

23 – 30

Rice is in vegetative and flowering stages. Transplanting of rice seedlings in some areas is almost done. Application of fertilizer and pesticides are on-going. Harvesting of banana, papaya, pineapple, patola, sayote, string beans, ampalaya, squash, tomato, pechay, and mustard is also on-going. Mangoes and avocados are in flowering stage.

 

REGION 9

Zamboanga Peninsula

0 – 100

1 – 4

Moist – Zamboanga del Norte;

Dry – rest of the region

60 – 95

24 – 33

Harvesting of rootcrops, pechay, squash, eggplant, tomatoes, pomelo, banana, durian and pineapple is on-going. Land preparation and planting for rice and corn are also on-going. Weeding, cultivating and fertilizer application are in progress.

 

REGION 10 Northern Mindanao

 

0 – 75

1 – 4

Wet –Bukidnon;

Moist – rest of the region

65 – 95

18 – 30

Irrigated rice is in flowering and maturing stages. Planting of peanut, mungbean, onion, cucumber, watermelon and melon is on-going. Harvesting of banana, pineapple, guyabano, pomelo, and leafy vegetables is also on-going.

 

REGION 11

Davao Region

 

25 – 100

2 – 6

Wet – Davao City;

Dry – rest of the region

60 – 95

21 – 31

Non-irrigated and irrigated rice are in vegetative and flowering stages. Harvesting of mango, banana, marang, guyabano, pineapple, and beans, as well as cultivating of soil, fertilizer and pesticide application are on-going.

 

REGION 12 SOCCSK-SARGEN

0 – 75

1 – 4

Dry

60 – 90

22 – 31

Rice is in vegetative and flowering stages while corn is in maturing and harvesting stages.

 

REGION 13 CARAGA

0 – 75

1 – 4

Wet

60 – 90

21 – 31

Planting of cabbage, condol, lettuce, upo, garlic, carrot, and rootcrops is on-going. Irrigated and non-irrigated rice are in vegetative stage. In some areas, early planted rice is in booting and flowering stages.

 

ARMM –Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao

0 – 50

0 – 3

Dry

65 – 95

22 – 31

Irrigated rice is in vegetative and flowering stages. Harvesting of pineapple, mango, banana, marang, guyabano, squash, ampalaya, eggplant and tomatoes.

Prepared by:

 

SCF/ RAAM/ MAM/ DPO/ RMP/ ACC
FWSS Staff


DELIA T. BASCO
Chief, FWSS

 

 

 

EDNA L. JUANILLO

(Officer-In-Charge)

Climatology and Agrometeorology Division (CAD)