"Tide Tables for Hong Kong 2008" is now on sale at the Publications Sales Unit of the Information Services Department, the Kowloon Map Publications Centre of the Lands Department, the Marine Department Headquarters, the Hong Kong Observatory Resource Centre, General Post Office, Tsim Sha Tsui Post Office, Tuen Mun Central Post Office and Sha Tin Central Post Office.
The electronic book-ordering service is also available at the online Government Bookstore at http://bookstore.esdlife.com. Details of the online Government Bookstore can be obtained through the telephone enquiry service of the Information Services Department at 2537 1910.
The tide tables list the predicted heights and times of daily high and low waters at 10 locations in Hong Kong - Chi Ma Wan, Ko Lau Wan, Lok On Pai, Quarry Bay, Tai O, Tai Po Kau, Tsim Bei Tsui, Waglan Island, Kwai Chung and Shek Pik. Phases of the moon are also given.
At $20 a copy, this bilingual publication is a useful reference for engineers, shipping companies, wharf and container terminal operators, yachtsmen, fishing and water sports enthusiasts.