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HKO e-Bulletin for the Marine Community

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Issue No.33 (Dec 2020)Feedback
(This bulletin is published on-line. It aims at providing the latest news and development of weather services for the marine community. This bulletin is available in English only.)
11th Meeting of the Liaison Group for the Shipping Community
11th Meeting of the Liaison Group for the Shipping Community Owing to the COVID-19 epidemic, the 11th annual meeting of the Hong Kong Observatory Liaison Group for the Shipping Community was held on 4 December 2020 via video conferencing, the first time ever since its first meeting held in 2010.
Electronic version of "Tide Tables for Hong Kong 2021" now available for free download
Electronic version of The tide tables list the predicted heights and times of daily high and low waters at 12 locations in Hong Kong, namely Chek Lap Kok (East), Cheung Chau, Ko Lau Wan, Kwai Chung, Ma Wan, Quarry Bay, Shek Pik, Tai Miu Wan, Tai O, Tai Po Kau, Tsim Bei Tsui and Waglan Island.
Enhanced MyOceanWx - Automatic Sea State Forecast
Enhanced MyOceanWx - Automatic Sea State Forecast To facilitate ship planning, the webpage has been further enhanced by providing time-series plot of sea state forecast which shows at a glance the variation of the wave and swell information over the whole forecast period.
Enhanced Marine Meteorological Services
Enhanced Marine Meteorological Services The update frequency of the Marine Forecast has increased to three times every day to allow more responsive update to the forecast based on the latest computer model forecast products and assessment by the forecasters.
Barometer Calibration for Hong Kong Voluntary Observing Ships during COVID-19
Barometer Calibration for Hong Kong Voluntary Observing Ships during COVID-19 Ship visits by Port Meteorological Officer are currently suspended in Hong Kong following the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic. However, the provision of barometer calibration service by the Hong Kong Observatory continues via remote method.
MyOceanWx On Demand Service Extended to all Vessels
MyOceanWx On Demand Service Extended to all Vessels MyOceanWx On Demand is a free marine weather information delivery service via email system operated by the Hong Kong Observatory.
Warm Welcome to New Recruits of Hong Kong Voluntary Observing Ships
Warm Welcome to New Recruits of Hong Kong Voluntary Observing Ships Between June 2019 and November 2020, six more container ships joined the fleet of the Hong Kong Voluntary Observing Ships (HKVOS).
Results of Hong Kong Marine Meteorological Services Survey 2019
Results of Hong Kong Marine Meteorological Services Survey 2019 In 2019, 97% of the responses rated the marine weather forecasts issued by the Hong Kong Observatory as "accurate" or "very accurate".
Overview of Tropical Cyclones in September 2020
Overview of Tropical Cyclones in September 2020 Five tropical cyclones occurred over the western North Pacific and the South China Sea in September 2020.
Weather Chit Chat Issue 78 (October 2020)
Weather Chit Chat Issue 78 (October 2020) Friends of the Observatory (FoOb) Newsletter "Weather Chit Chat" has been issued with a new look.
HKO e-Bulletin on Educational Resources Issue No. 63
HKO e-Bulletin on Educational Resources Issue No. 63 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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