The Hong Kong Observatory publication "Tide Tables for Hong Kong 2016" is now on sale.
The tide tables list the predicted heights and times of daily high and low waters at 14 locations in Hong Kong, namely Chek Lap Kok, Cheung Chau, Chi Ma Wan, Ko Lau Wan, Kwai Chung, Lok On Pai, Ma Wan, Quarry Bay, Shek Pik, Tai Miu Wan, Tai O, Tai Po Kau, Tsim Bei Tsui and Waglan Island. The monthly highest and lowest predicted heights are highlighted in red. Phases of the moon are also provided in the tide tables.
The bilingual publication is a useful reference for engineers, shipping companies, wharf and container terminal operators, yachtsmen, and fishing and water sports enthusiasts. A survey form is also included for readers to provide feedback on the publication to the Hong Kong Observatory.
At $40 a copy, "Tide Tables for Hong Kong 2016" can be purchased at the Hong Kong Observatory Resource Centre, the Publications Sales Unit of the Information Services Department, the Kowloon Map Publications Centre of the Lands Department and the Marine Department Headquarters. An electronic book-ordering service is also available at the online Government Bookstore at www.bookstore.gov.hk, details of which can be obtained through the telephone enquiry service of the Information Services Department at 2537 1910.