Annex II - Zones, Areas and Seasonal Periods
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Annex II - Zones, Areas and Seasonal Periods

 The zones and areas in this Annex are, in general, based on the following criteria:

  • Summer - not more than 10 per cent winds of force 8 Beaufort (34 knots) or more.

  • Tropical - not more than 1 per cent winds of force 8 Beaufort (34 knots) or more. Not more than one tropical storm in 10 years in an area of 5 square in any one separate calendar month.

In certain special areas, for practical reasons, some degree of relaxation has been found acceptable.

A chart is attached to this Annex to illustrate the zones and areas defined below.

pMap Chart of zones and seasonal areas

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