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Weather Forecast for Local Aviation

Bulletin issued at 17:30 HKT 21/OCT/2014
(Next update at 01:30 HKT 22/OCT/2014)
I.   SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WITHIN 100 KILOMETER RADIUS OF H.K :
     NIL.
II.  SYNOPSIS OF THE WEATHER SITUATION :
     A BAND OF CLOUDS CONTINUES TO COVER THE NORTHERN
     PART OF THE SOUTH CHINA SEA AND GUANGDONG.
     MEANWHILE, PRESSURE IS RISING OVER CENTRAL
     CHINA. A SURGE OF THE NORTHEAST MONSOON IS
     EXPECTED TO REACH THE SOUTH CHINA COAST TOMORROW.
III. FORECAST FOR 100-KILOMETER RADIUS AROUND HONG KONG
     FROM 1800 TO 0400 HKT:
             WIND                           TEMPERATURE (DEG. C)
   A.   SURFACE:  VRB/5
                  BECMG 020/10-15                      31-25
   B.   2000 FT:  020/10-15 OCNL 20 LATER              21
   C.   5000 FT:  010/15                               18
   D.  10000 FT:  360/10                               10
   E.  18000 FT:  260/15                               MS6
   F.  24000 FT:  270/20                               MS16
   G.  30000 FT:  270/25                               MS31
   H. INVERSION LEVEL(S) (ONLY WHEN BELOW 5000 FEET) : 
      NIL
   I. WEATHER       : 
      MAINLY CLOUDY WITH A FEW SHOWERS. LOCALISED
      MIST/HAZE.
   J. CLOUD (HEIGHT ABOVE MSL) : 
      FEW 2000 FT SCT 4000 FT
   K. VISIBILITY    : 9  KM TEMPO 4000 M IN SHOWERS/MIST/HAZE.
   L. 0 DEG. C LEVEL: 16000 FT      10 DEG. C LEVEL(S) : 10000 FT
   M. TURBULENCE    : MOD OFFSHORE
   N. SEA STATE     : 1.0-1.5 M     SEA TEMPERATURE    : 27 DEG
IV.  FURTHER OUTLOOK: 
     LIGHT TO MODERATE NORTHERLY WINDS , BECOMING
     FRESH EATERLY WINDS WINDS.  MAINLY CLOUDY WITH A
     FEW SHOWERS. SUNNY INTERVALS WITH SOME HAZE
     DURING THE DAY.=
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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: <21 Oct 2014>