The Hong Kong Observatory publication “Tide Tables for Hong Kong 2019” is now on sale.
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, 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. The bilingual publication, which also provides information on the phases of the moon, is a useful reference for engineers, shipping companies, wharf and container terminal operators, yachtsmen, and fishing and water sports enthusiasts.
At $52 a copy, “Tide Tables for Hong Kong 2019” can be purchased at the Hong Kong Observatory Resource Centre, the Publications Sales Unit of the Information Services Department, the Kowloon Map Publications Centre of the Lands Department and the Marine Department Headquarters. The public can also purchase the publication through the online Government Bookstore at www.bookstore.gov.hk.