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Weather Forecast for Local Aviation

Bulletin issued at 09:00 HKT 28/MAY/2016
(Next update at 17:30 HKT 28/MAY/2016)
I.   SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WITHIN 100 KILOMETER RADIUS OF H.K :
     STRONG WINDS AND SEV TURB.
     ISOL CUNIM/TS AND ASSOCIATED HAZARDS.

II.  SYNOPSIS OF THE WEATHER SITUATION :
     A SOUTHWESTERLY AIRSTREAM IS BRINGING UNSETTLED
     WEATHER TO THE SOUTH CHINA COASTAL AREAS.

III. FORECAST FOR 100-KILOMETER RADIUS AROUND HONG KONG
     FROM 1000 TO 2000 HKT:
             WIND                           TEMPERATURE (DEG. C)
   A.   SURFACE:  180/10-15
                  TEMPO VRB/20G30 IN TS
       OFFSHORE:  180/15-20, OCNL 25                   28-30
   B.   2000 FT:  210/20-25                            24
   C.   5000 FT:  200/25                               20
   D.  10000 FT:  210/30                               11
   E.  18000 FT:  210/25                               MS1
   F.  24000 FT:  200/25                               MS11
   G.  30000 FT:  190/20                               MS24
   H. INVERSION LEVEL(S) (ONLY WHEN BELOW 5000 FEET) : 
      NIL.
   I. WEATHER       : 
      MAINLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND ISOLATED SQUALLY
      THUNDERSTORMS.
   J. CLOUD (HEIGHT ABOVE MSL) : 
      FEW 1000 FT  SCT 2500 FT  BKN 10000 FT.  TEMPO
      FEW CB 800 FT  SCT 1500 FT  BKN 4000 FT.
   K. VISIBILITY    : 10 KM.  TEMPO 4000 M IN SHOWERS.
                      TEMPO 2000 M IN TS.
   L. 0 DEG. C LEVEL: 17500 FT      10 DEG. C LEVEL(S) : 10600 FT
   M. TURBULENCE    : MOD TO SEV NEAR CUNIM/TS, OFFSHORE
                      AND NEAR HILLS.
   N. SEA STATE     : 2.0-3.5 M     SEA TEMPERATURE    : 26 DEG

IV.  FURTHER OUTLOOK: 
     MODERATE SOUTHERLY WINDS, OCCASIONALLY FRESH
     OFFSHORE AND ON HIGH GROUND.  MAINLY CLOUDY WITH
     A FEW SHOWERS.=
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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
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