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 19:00 HKT on 25 Apr 18
TAF VHHH 251100Z 2512/2618 09010KT 7000 FEW015 SCT030 TX26/2606Z TN23/2523Z=
(Next update at: 01:00HKT 26/Apr/18)
Decoded TAF in plain language:-
Aerodrome forecast (TAF) valid between 12 UTC, 25 Apr 2018 and 18 UTC, 26 Apr 2018
issued by the Hong Kong Observatory :
|Between 12, 25 Apr 2018 and 18 UTC, 26 Apr 2018
||10 knots from 090 degrees (E)
||No significant weather
| Time || Temperature|
|06 UTC, 26 Apr 2018|
|23 UTC, 25 Apr 2018|
||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.