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HKO e-Bulletin for the Marine Community

Hong Kong Observatory e-Bulletin for the Marine Community

Issue No.16 (Sep 2013)


This bulletin is published on-line every three months. It aims at providing the latest news and development of weather services for the marine community. This bulletin is available in English only.




An example showing the importance of timely weather observations taken by Voluntary Observing Ships


Waves and Swells


New Version of "MyWorldWeather" with Additional Language Support and Enhanced User-interface


Summary of Policymakers of the Fifth Assessment Report - Working Group I of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released


A narrow escape from repeating history


Observatory launches a new mobile application iCWeatherOS to enrich public interest in weather observation


Latest status on El Nino and La Nina


WMO report 'The Global Climate 2001-2010, A Decade of Extremes'


Hong Kong Observatory actively participates in the implementation of the "South China Sea Region Tsunami Warning and Mitigation System"


Who's in charge of global warming?


New name for tropical cyclone in 2013 adopted


Launch of a Brand-new Weather Wizard Software Gadget


HKVOS Cooperative Ship Report

item January to December 2011
item January to December 2012

Marine Weather Review

item Tropical cyclones over western North Pacific and South China Sea

Weather Information

item Weather Information for Mariners
item World Weather Information Service
item Severe Weather Information Centre

Past e-Bulletins for the Marine Community

item Press here

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item Hong Kong Port Meteorological Services
item Hong Kong Observatory e-Bulletin on Education Resources
item Hong Kong Marine Departmant
Last revision date: <03 Jan 2014>