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Bulletin issued at 12:02 HKT 14/Nov/2017

At noon at the Hong Kong Observatory the air temperature was 23 degrees Celsius and the relative humidity 85 per cent.
During the past hour the mean UV Index recorded at King's Park was 2. The intensity of UV radiation was low.

The air temperatures at other places were:

King's Park 24 degrees;
Wong Chuk Hang 24 degrees;
Ta Kwu Ling 23 degrees;
Lau Fau Shan 25 degrees;
Tai Po 23 degrees;
Sha Tin 24 degrees;
Tuen Mun 25 degrees;
Tseung Kwan O 24 degrees;
Sai Kung 24 degrees;
Cheung Chau 25 degrees;
Chek Lap Kok 27 degrees;
Tsing Yi 24 degrees;
Shek Kong 26 degrees;
Tsuen Wan Ho Koon 25 degrees;
Tsuen Wan Shing Mun Valley 25 degrees;
Hong Kong Park 24 degrees;
Shau Kei Wan 23 degrees;
Kowloon City 24 degrees;
Happy Valley 25 degrees;
Wong Tai Sin 23 degrees;
Stanley 24 degrees;
Kwun Tong 23 degrees;
Sham Shui Po 25 degrees;
Kai Tak Runway Park 24 degrees;
Yuen Long Park 26 degrees;
Tai Mei Tuk 23 degrees.

0.2 millimetre of rainfall was recorded at the Hong Kong Observatory between midnight last night and midday today.


Note: The data above is provisional. Only limited data validation has been carried out.


Climatological Information for 14 Nov


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Bulletin updated at 11:45 HKT 14/Nov/2017

Here is the latest weather bulletin issued by the Hong Kong Observatory.

The northeast monsoon is affecting the coast of southeastern China. Meanwhile, the broad band of clouds covering the region is thinning out gradually.

Weather forecast for this afternoon and tonight

Mainly cloudy. Bright periods in the afternoon. Moderate to fresh east to northeasterly winds.

Outlook : Sunny periods in the next couple of days. Becoming appreciably cooler and windier with a few rain patches on Saturday night.


(The above forecast period is valid up to 23:59 HKT today, 14/11/2017; Regular update at : around 45 minutes past each hour, 16:15 HKT and 23:15 HKT)



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Bulletin issued at 09:00 HKT 14/Nov/2017

N0 WARNING.

GENERAL SITUATION AT 132100 UTC:
THE NORTHEAST MONSOON IS AFFECTING THE FORECAST AREAS.

MARINE FORECAST FOR 24 HOURS FROM 140100 UTC:

HONG KONG= NE 5-6, OCNL 7. RAIN PATCHES. SEA UP TO 4 M. SWELL NE UP TO 2 M. TEMP 25-21 C. =
KWANGTUNG= E TO NE 6-7. RAIN PATCHES. SEA 3-4 M. SWELL NE 2 M. =
TAIWAN STRAIT= NE 6-7. RAIN PATCHES. SEA 3-4 M. SWELL NE 2 M. =
BASHI= E TO NE 6. RAIN PATCHES. SEA 3 M. SWELL NE 2 M. =
PRATAS= E TO NE 6. RAIN PATCHES. SEA 3 M. SWELL NE 2 M. =
BALINTANG= E TO NE 6. RAIN PATCHES. SEA 3 M. SWELL NE 2 M. =
SCARBOROUGH= NE 5-6. RAIN PATCHES. SEA 2-3 M. SWELL NE 2 M. =
PARACEL= E TO NE 6-7. ISOL SHOWERS AND TS. SEA 3-4 M. SWELL NE 2 M. =
TONKIN= E TO NE 6-7. RAIN PATCHES. SEA 3-4 M. SWELL NE UP TO 2 M. =
DANANG= E TO NE 6-7. RAIN PATCHES. SEA 3-4 M. SWELL NE 2 M. =
NNNN
Abbreviations:
KT, VRB, SLW, FRQ - knot, variable, slow, frequent STNR, QSTNR, C - stationary, quasi-stationary, degrees celsius WKN, INTSF, INTST, NC - weaken, intensify, intensity, no change LGT, ISOL, SCT, OCNL - light, isolated, scattered, occasional CLD, DZ, TS - cloudy, drizzle, thunderstorm

The date and time are specified by a 6-digit number DDHHMM. DD stands for the day of month, HH represents the hour while MM indicates the minute in UTC.



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Bulletin issued at 12:30 HKT 14/Nov/2017

Weather information for south China coastal waters issued by the Hong Kong Observatory at 12:30 p.m. on 14 November 2017

Warnings:
Strong winds in all areas.

Weather Situation:
The northeast monsoon is affecting the south China coastal waters.

Area forecasts for the next 24 hours

Hong Kong Adjacent Waters:
East to northeast force 5 to 6, occasionally force 7.
Moderate to rough seas.

Nan'ao, Shanwei, South of Hong Kong and Shangchuan Dao:
East to northeast force 6 to 7.
Rough seas.

Outlook for the next 48 hours
East to northeasterly winds of force 6 to 7.

Latest reports from south China coastal weather stations
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Waglan Island Wind east-northeast force 5
  Visibility 13 Kilometres

Shantou Wind northeast force 1
  Visibility 15 Kilometres

Dongsha Wind northeast force 4
  Visibility 10 Kilometres

Huangmaozhou Wind east force 6

Macau Wind north-northeast force 2
  Visibility 9 Kilometres

Xisha Wind east force 3
  Visibility 26 Kilometres


WEATHER FORECAST FOR LOCAL AVIATION
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Bulletin issued at 09:30 HKT 14/NOV/2017
(Next update at 17:30 HKT 14/NOV/2017)
I.   SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WITHIN 100 KILOMETER RADIUS OF H.K :
     NIL
II.  SYNOPSIS OF THE WEATHER SITUATION :
     THE NORTHEAST MONSOON IS AFFECTING THE SOUTH
     CHINA COASTAL AREA.
III. FORECAST FOR 100-KILOMETER RADIUS AROUND HONG KONG
     FROM 1000 TO 2000 HKT:
             WIND                           TEMPERATURE (DEG. C)
   A.   SURFACE:  060/10
       OFFSHORE:  070/15-20                            23-25
   B.   2000 FT:  090/15                               18
   C.   5000 FT:  330/10                               16
   D.  10000 FT:  260/15                               10
   E.  18000 FT:  260/30                               MS6
   F.  24000 FT:  270/40                               MS16
   G.  30000 FT:  270/50                               MS30
   H. INVERSION LEVEL(S) (ONLY WHEN BELOW 5000 FEET) : 
      NIL
   I. WEATHER       : 
      CLOUDY WITH A FEW RAIN PATCHES. LOCALISED MIST.
   J. CLOUD (HEIGHT ABOVE MSL) : 
      FEW 1000 FT SCT 2500 FT BKN 6000 FT.
   K. VISIBILITY    : 8 KM. TEMPO 3500 M IN RAIN OR MIST.
   L. 0 DEG. C LEVEL: 16000 FT      10 DEG. C LEVEL(S) : 10000 FT
   M. TURBULENCE    : MOD OFFSHORE AND  NEAR HILLS
   N. SEA STATE     : 2.0-2.5 M     SEA TEMPERATURE    : 25 DEG
IV.  FURTHER OUTLOOK: 
     MODERATE NORTHEASTERLY WINDS. CLOUDY WITH A FEW
     RAIN PATCHES.=
===================================================================
Note: The forecast could be updated before the next issue time 
whenever there is newly expected occurrence or non-occurrence 
of significant weather as described below which may be hazardous 
to aircraft within 100-km radius of Hong Kong:

(a) Change of the tropical cyclone category
(b) Strong, Gale, Storm, and Hurricane force winds
(c) Thunderstorm/CBs
(d) Severe gusts
(e) Severe turbulence
(f) Significant low stratus
(g) Fog or thick haze/sandstorm/duststorm 
    causing significant reduction of visibility
(h) Volcanic ash
(i) Radioactive cloud
===================================================================
Aviation Weather Observation and Forecast Information for Hong Kong International Airport
To know more about clouds, please see Commonly observed clouds in Hong Kong.


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The Airport Meteorological Office is responsible for monitoring hazardous weather and phenomena in the atmosphere that may affect the safety of aircraft operations within a designated airspace over the northern part of the South China Sea. Weather forecasters at the Airport Meteorological Office issues SIGMET information when hazardous weather and phenomena in the atmosphere such as thunderstorms, tropical cyclones, turbulence, icing occur or are expected to occur in the airspace.

The latest significant weather information
issued by the Hong Kong Observatory at 13:18 HKT on 13 Nov 17

VHHK SIGMET 1 VALID 130515/130915 VHHH- VHHK HONG KONG FIR EMBD TS WI N1954 E11636 - N1824 E11524 - N1824 E11500 - N2000 E11500 - N1954 E11636 TOP FL400 STNR NC= VHHK SIGMET 2 VALID 130520/130920 VHHH- VHHK HONG KONG FIR EMBD TS FCST WI N1954 E11636 - N1824 E11524 - N1824 E11500 - N2000 E11500 - N1954 E11636 TOP FL400 STNR NC=

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Bulletin issued at 00:15 HKT 14/Nov/2017
HKO Readings & Radiation Level

Yesterday's Weather and Radiation Level:
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Hong Kong Observatory
Maximum Air Temperature                     22.7 C
Minimum Air Temperature                     21.5 C
Grass Minimum Temperature                   21.6 C
Relative Humidity                        83 - 97 Percent
Rainfall                                    12.5 mm 
Total rainfall since 1st January          2568.7 mm
Against an average of                     2352.0 mm

Other Stations                Min                  Max
King's Park                  21.1 C               22.7 C
Wong Chuk Hang               21.4 C               23.6 C
Ta Kwu Ling                  21.4 C               23.1 C
Lau Fau Shan                 21.2 C               22.5 C
Tai Po                       21.1 C               22.5 C
Sha Tin                      21.4 C               22.8 C
Tuen Mun                     21.5 C               22.9 C
Tseung Kwan O                21.1 C               22.4 C
Sai Kung                     21.7 C               22.8 C
Cheung Chau                  20.8 C               21.9 C
Chek Lap Kok                 21.8 C               25.0 C
Tsing Yi                     21.6 C               23.3 C
Shek Kong                    21.5 C               23.1 C
Tsuen Wan Ho Koon            20.2 C               22.1 C
Tsuen Wan Shing Mun Valley   21.2 C               23.0 C
Hong Kong Park               20.8 C               22.7 C
Shau Kei Wan                 20.7 C               22.3 C
Kowloon City                 20.8 C               22.5 C
Happy Valley                 21.5 C               23.4 C
Wong Tai Sin                 21.1 C               23.2 C
Stanley                      21.1 C               22.5 C
Kwun Tong                    20.9 C               22.5 C
Sham Shui Po                 21.3 C               23.4 C
Kai Tak Runway Park          21.6 C               23.0 C
Tai Mei Tuk               21.0 C               22.4 C

Duration of sunshine (King's Park):              0.0 H
The mean UV index recorded at King's Park yesterday was 0.8,
the UV intensity was Low.
The maximum UV index for yesterday was 2.
Sea surface temperature (Waglan Island):        23.9 C 

Yesterday's (13 Nov 2017) average ambient gamma radiation
dose rate taken outdoors in Hong Kong ranged from 0.08 to
0.15 microsievert per hour.  These are within the normal
range of fluctuation of the background radiation level in
Hong Kong (see Note). The average dose rates measured at the
radiation monitoring stations over various parts of the
territory were as follows :

Station                     Yesterday's average
                            (microsievert/hour)
Ping Chau                           0.08
Tap Mun                             0.09
Kat O                               0.10
Yuen Ng Fan                         0.12
Tai Mei Tuk                         0.12
Sha Tau Kok                         0.10
Kwun Tong                           0.12
Sai Wan Ho                          0.09
King's Park                         0.14
Tsim Bei Tsui                       0.13
Cape D'Aguilar                      0.13
Chek Lap Kok                        0.15

Note
  1. From readings taken at various locations in Hong Kong during the period 1987-2016, the background ambient gamma radiation levels may vary between 0.06 and 0.30 microsievert per hour.
  2. The extent of health effects to a person as a result of exposure to radiation is expressed by a physical quantity called equivalent dose, in unit of sievert. Protective action may be required if there is an increase in the ambient gamma dose rate above background such that the total additional dose is expected to exceed 5000 microsieverts in a relatively short period of time. For example, a dose of 5000 microsieverts may be reached when the ambient gamma dose rate is 1000 microsieverts per hour (several thousand times above background) and lasts for 5 hours.
  3. The readings of ambient gamma radiation level from instrument are expressed in unit of gray, which is numerically equal to the gamma dose expressed in sievert.
Climatological Information for 13 Nov
Last revision date: <14 Nov 2017> 

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