Aerodrome Forecast (TAF)
TAF is a description of the meteorological elements expected at an airport for a forecast period.
The latest Aerodrome Forecast at the Hong Kong International Airport issued by the Hong Kong Observatory at 01:00 HKT on 27 Jun 17
TAF VHHH 261700Z 2618/2724 21010KT 9999 FEW015 SCT030 TX34/2706Z TN29/2622Z TN29/2722Z=
(Next update at: 07:00HKT 27/Jun/17)
Decoded TAF in plain language:-
Aerodrome forecast (TAF) valid between 18 UTC, 26 Jun 2017 and 24 UTC, 27 Jun 2017
issued by the Hong Kong Observatory :
|Between 18, 26 Jun 2017 and 24 UTC, 27 Jun 2017
||10 knots from 210 degrees (SSW)
||10 km or above
||No significant weather
| Time || Temperature|
|06 UTC, 27 Jun 2017|
|22 UTC, 26 Jun 2017|
|22 UTC, 27 Jun 2017|
||the international unit for reporting cloud amount. Cloud amount is assessed in total which is the estimated total apparent area of the sky covered with cloud.
||1 okta is one-eighth of sky covered with cloud. 0 okta = sky clear, 1-2 oktas = few, 3-4 oktas = scattered, 5-7 oktas = broken and 8 oktas = overcast.