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HKO e-Bulletin for the Marine Community

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Issue No.34 (Jan 2022)Feedback
This e-Bulletin provides the latest news and information on the development of weather services for the marine community. It is published on-line and in English only.
New product of MyOceanWx On Demand Service
New product of MyOceanWx On Demand Service A new location-specific “Sea State Forecast Time Series” product was added to the “MyOceanWx On Demand”, a free marine weather information email service provided by the Hong Kong Observatory solely for the shipping community.
Warm welcome to new recruits of Hong Kong Voluntary Observing Ships
Warm welcome to new recruits of Hong Kong Voluntary Observing Ships Eight new vessels joined the fleet of the Hong Kong Voluntary Observing Ships in 2021, making a total of 86 HKVOS by the end of the year.
Insights from WMO Port Meteorological Officers Workshop
Insights from WMO Port Meteorological Officers Workshop The Port Meteorological Officer of the Hong Kong Observatory attended the Sixth International Port Meteorological Officers Workshop organised by the World Meteorological Organization on 16 and 18 March 2021.
Hong Kong Marine Meteorological Services Survey
Hong Kong Marine Meteorological Services Survey A survey on the marine community’s opinions towards the meteorological services provided by the Hong Kong Observatory has been conducted every year since 1989.
Hong Kong tidal information available on the Government Open Data Portal
Hong Kong tidal information available on the Government Open Data Portal Tidal information has been made available on the Open Data Portal (DATA.GOV.HK), an online web interface coordinated by the Office of the Government Chief Information Officer with the participation of different government departments for data retrieval by the public.
Tide Tables for Hong Kong 2022
Tide Tables for Hong Kong 2022 The tide tables list the predicted heights and times of daily high and low waters at locations of 12 tide stations in Hong Kong.
Awards to the winners of Design Competition for Hong Kong Observatory Tide Gauge Station at Tai Po Kau, New Territories
Awards to the winners of The Hong Kong Observatory, in collaboration with the Civil Engineering and Development Department, the Architectural Services Department, and the Hong Kong Institute of Architects, has organized the Design Competition for Hong Kong Observatory Tide Gauge Station at Tai Po Kau, New Territories last year.
More Observatory's datasets released on Government Public Sector Information (PSI) Portal
More Observatory's datasets released on Government Public Sector Information (PSI) Portal To facilitate wider use of its data, the Hong Kong Observatory (HKO) has been releasing data in machine-readable format on HKO website since 2012.
Meteorological and radiological measurements on fishing vessel
Meteorological and radiological measurements on fishing vessel The Hong Kong Observatory is conducting a trial in cooperation with a fisherman organization. A set of anemometer and radiation sensor was installed on a fishing vessel to measure enroute winds and radiation levels when the vessel traverses the Hong Kong waters and the northern part of the South China Sea.
Overview of Tropical Cyclones Lionrock and Kompasu in October 2021
Overview of Tropical Cyclones Lionrock and Kompasu in October 2021 Six tropical cyclones occurred over the western North Pacific and the South China Sea in October 2021. Among them, Lionrock and Kompasu necessitated the issuance of the tropical cyclone warning signals by the Observatory.
Overview of Tropical Cyclone Nyatoh in November 2021
Overview of Tropical Cyclone Nyatoh in November 2021 One tropical cyclone occurred over the western North Pacific in November 2021.
Overview of Tropical Cyclones Nyatoh and Rai in December 2021
Overview of Tropical Cyclones Nyatoh and Rai in December 2021 Two tropical cyclones occurred over the western North Pacific and the South China Sea in December 2021.
Twelfth Meeting of the Liaison Group for the Shipping Community
Twelfth Meeting of the Liaison Group for the Shipping Community Members of the Hong Kong Observatory Liaison Group for the Shipping Community met for the twelfth time at the annual meeting on 26 November 2021.
"Cool Met Stuff": Story behind the pier
Cool Met Stuff: Story behind the pier Story behind the pier
"Cool Met Stuff": The tombolo at the Sharp Island
Cool Met Stuff: The tombolo at the Sharp Island The tombolo at the Sharp Island
Weather Chit Chat Issue 83
Weather Chit Chat Issue 83 Friends of the Observatory (FoOb) Newsletter "Weather Chit Chat" has been issued.
HKO e-Bulletin on Educational Resources Issue No. 68
HKO e-Bulletin on Educational Resources Issue No. 68 The HKO e-Bulletin on Educational Resources is published on-line to cover in layman terms various interesting topics related to weather phenomena and popular science, as well as the latest developments in science and technology related to the Observatory's service on meteorology, radiation and geophysics.
Barometer Comparison Check Service Request Form
Barometer Comparison Check Service Request Form Barometer Comparison Check Service Request Form
MyOceanWx On Demand Service Registration Form
Statistics of HKVOS Ship Reports in Past 3 Years
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