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Weather Forecast for Local Aviation

Bulletin issued at 09:30 HKT 24/APR/2014
(Next update at 17:30 HKT 24/APR/2014)
I.   SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WITHIN 100 KILOMETER RADIUS OF H.K :
     STRONG WINDS AND SEV TURB.

II.  SYNOPSIS OF THE WEATHER SITUATION :
     A FRESH TO STRONG EASTERLY AIRSTREAM IS
     AFFECTING THE COASTAL AREAS OF GUANGDONG,
     BRINGING RAINY WEATHER TO THE REGION.

III. FORECAST FOR 100-KILOMETER RADIUS AROUND HONG KONG
     FROM 1000 TO 2000 HKT:
             WIND                           TEMPERATURE (DEG. C)
   A.   SURFACE:  100/15-20
       OFFSHORE:  100/20-25                            22-25
   B.   2000 FT:  140/20-25, OCNL 30                   20
   C.   5000 FT:  200/20                               18
   D.  10000 FT:  250/20                               11
   E.  18000 FT:  300/25                               MS2
   F.  24000 FT:  290/30                               MS14
   G.  30000 FT:  280/40                               MS27
   H. INVERSION LEVEL(S) (ONLY WHEN BELOW 5000 FEET) : 
      1800 - 3100 FT.
   I. WEATHER       : 
      CLOUDY WITH MIST AND A FEW RAIN PATCHES.
   J. CLOUD (HEIGHT ABOVE MSL) : 
      FEW 800 FT  SCT 2000 FT  BKN 8000 FT.
   K. VISIBILITY    : 6 KM.  TEMPO 2000 M IN MIST / RAIN.
   L. 0 DEG. C LEVEL: 17500 FT      10 DEG. C LEVEL(S) : 10200 FT
   M. TURBULENCE    : MOD TO SEV.
   N. SEA STATE     : 2.5-3.5 M     SEA TEMPERATURE    : 23 DEG

IV.  FURTHER OUTLOOK: 
     MODERATE TO FRESH EASTERLY WINDS, OCCASIONALLY
     STRONG OFFSHORE AND ON HIGH GROUND AT FIRST.
     CLOUDY WITH MIST AND A FEW RAIN PATCHES.=
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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
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Aviation Weather Observation and Forecast Information for Hong Kong International Airport
To know more about clouds, please see Commonly observed clouds in Hong Kong.

Last revision date: <24 Apr 2014>