'Tide Tables for Hong Kong 2006' now on sale
'Tide Tables for Hong Kong 2006' now on sale (10 October 2005)
"Tide Tables for Hong Kong 2006" has been published and 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, and the Hong Kong Observatory Resource Centre. 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 ten locations in Hong Kong, namely, 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. The last two locations are new additions to the tide tables for 2006. Phases of the moon are also given.
At $16 a copy, this bilingual publication is a useful reference to engineers, shipping companies, wharf and container terminal operators, yachtsmen, fishing and water sports enthusiasts.