Sibuyan

Sibuyan

 

an interisland sea in the Philippines, bounded by the islands of Panay, Tablas, Marinduque, Luzon, and Mas-bate. The Sibuyan Sea has depths to 1,700 m. The island of Si-buyan is located in the central part of the sea. The climate is tropical, with an annual precipitation of up to 3,000 mm. There are frequent typhoons. The water temperature ranges from 23°C to 28°C. The salinity is between 32.0 and 32.5 parts per thousand. The tides are irregular and semidiurnal, rising more than 2 m.

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