TAF VMMC 161700Z 1618/1724 15008KT 9999 FEW010 SCT025 TEMPO 1618/1702 3500 TSRA FEW008 SCT015CB=

 

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Contents of Report

Code

Information

Report Type    

TAF

Aerodrome Forecasts

Location

VMMC

Macao, China

Issuing Time

161700Z

16/08/2018 17:00 UTC

Period of validity of forecast

1618/1724

Between 16th 18:00 UTC and 17th 24:00 UTC

Surface Wind Direction and Speed

15008KT

mean direction 150 degrees, speed 8 knots

Visibility

9999

10 kilometres or more

Weather

 

 

Cloud

FEW010 SCT025

amount 1-2 oktas, base 1000 feet;
amount 3-4 oktas, base 2500 feet

Expected Significant Changes

TEMPO 1618/1702 3500 TSRA FEW008 SCT015CB

temporarily between 16th 18:00 UTC and 17th 02:00 UTC
visibility: 3500 metres
weather: rain with thunderstorm
cloud: amount 1-2 oktas, base 800 feet; amount 3-4 oktas cumulonimbus, base 1500 feet

 

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