Southwesterly 10/15 knots turning southerly in the early afternoon. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southerly 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres around midday. Outlook Wednesday: Variable below 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southerly 2 metres. Outlook Thursday: North to northwesterly about 10 knots increasing to 15/20 knots during the morning. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore during the evening. Swell: Southerly 1.5 metres, tending southeasterly 1.5 metres during the morning.Issued Tue 04:10 EST
11:07 EST The Philippines has placed eight provinces under a state of calamity due to a drought caused by the El Nino weather phenomenon.