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During the past 10 minutes ending at 02:20 HKT 5/4/2020:

Waglan Island recorded STRONG force gusts (56 km/h - F7)
Green Island recorded STRONG force gusts (50 km/h - F6)
Tate's Cairn recorded STRONG force gusts (46 km/h - F6)

Waglan Island recorded STRONG force mean wind (50 km/h - F6)

Weather Details around Hong Kong [Details] [HKO link]

Regional Weather of Hong Kong

Tropical Cyclone Information [Details] [HKO link]

Tropical Cyclone Track

Real-time Weather Photos [Details] [HKO link]

The following photo shows the real-time view of Victoria Harbour, as viewed from Central towards the east.

Real-time photo at Central

Astronomical / Tidal Information [Details] [HKO link]

Info for 05/04/2020 (Sunday):
Astro. Info
Sunrise:06:1201:260.49 m
Sunset:18:4008:311.58 m
Moonrise:15:4512:401.24 m
Moonset:04:0619:122.16 m

Planetary phenomena in the coming week:
Apr 08, 02:08 HKT: Moon Perigee: 356900 km
Apr 08, 10:35 HKT: Full Moon
(Source: NASA)

Weather at a Glance [Details] [HKO link]

Weather at a Glance Data as of 02:20 on 5/4/2020

19.7 C 86 % 1017.6 hPa
All measurements taken at Hong Kong Observatory
HKO Temp.:19.7 C
RH.: 86 %
Apparent Temp.:19.7 C
Dew Point:17.3 C
Temp. of today:19.9 / 19.7 C (Range 0.2 C)
Mean SLP.:1017.6 hPa
King's Park Wind:16 km/h (E)
Rain:0.0 mm (past 15 min)

Upper-Level Weather Information [Details]

Data as of 20:00 HKT on 4/4/2020 - Level of instability:

Delta P Values

At 2020/04/04 23 HKT: [Explanation] [Values for the past 10 days]

Delta p(972) = 5.9
Delta p(S) = 8.7 (strong E wind at Waglan)

3-day Weather Forecast [Click for 9-day] [HKO link]

3-day Weather Forecast Data as of 00:00 HKT 05/Apr/2020

General Situation: A strong easterly airstream will bring slightly cooler weather to the coast of Guangdong today and tomorrow. Meanwhile, upper-air disturbances will bring heavy showers and thunderstorms to southern China. With the upper-air disturbances departing, showers will ease off gradually over the south China coast midweek this week.

5/4 (Sun)

Cloudy with a few showers. More showers with a few thunderstorms later.

Cloudy to overcast with occasional heavy showers and a few thunderstorms.

Cloudy with occasional showers and isolated thunderstorms.
Wind E force 4 to 5, occasionally force 6 offshore. E to NE force 4 to 5, occasionally force 6 offshore at first. NE force 3 to 4.
18 - 21 °C
17 - 19 °C
18 - 21 °C
75 - 95 %
85 - 95 %
80 - 95 %

Extended Temperature Outlook [HKO link]

Maximum temperature:

Maximum temperature

Minimum temperature:

Maximum temperature

Weather Conditions in South China Sea [Details] [HKO link]

Satellite / Radar Images [Details]

Radar: 256 km range

Radar: 128 km range

Radar: 64 km range

Satellite: IR imagery*

* The Satellite imagery above is taken by Himawari-8 operated by the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA).

Aviation Weather Observation Report [HKO link]

HK International Airport METAR report Data as of 02:00 HKT on 05 Apr 20

Original code: METAR VHHH 041800Z 05008KT 9999 FEW010 SCT030 20/18 Q1018 NOSIG=

Wind Visibility WeatherCloud AmountCloud BaseTemperature Dew Point Pressure (QNH)
8 knots from 050 degrees (NE)
10 km or above
No significant weather
1 to 2 oktas
3 to 4 oktas
1000 feet
3000 feet
20 oC
18 oC
1018 hPa

Next Two Hours Change
No Significant Change

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