aviation weather forecasts
Aviation Weather Websites
- AccuWeather Extensive U.S. and
international weather information. Aviation section available through premium
- AeroTech Research (U.S.A.), Inc.
The Turbulence Auto-PIREP System automates the current methods of manual (or
aural) turbulence pilot reports (PIREPs) that will increase both pilot and
ground controller situational awareness of the location and severity of
turbulence hazards. AeroTech also developed an operational simulation based
on real-life air-traffic scenarios that include aircraft flying in and around
weather models, developed by NASA, that are indicative of regions of
- The Airline
Dispatchers Federation Weather Briefing Page Very good start page for
airline dispatchers and others interested in weather conditions as they affect
- AirWX Mobile Aviation weather for any
mobile phone, including iPhone.
- ASOS/AWOS Frequently Asked Questions
Information about automated weather sensors at airports.
- Australian Bureau of Meteorology
Australian aviation forecasts, aerodrome weather reports, satellite pictures,
and surface pressure charts.
- Aviation Digital Data
Service ADDS is funded by the Federal Aviation Administration Aviation
Weather Research program and developed by the Aviation Gridded Forecast System
Product Development Team. PIREPs, AITMETs, METARs, TAFs, winds, icing,
- aviation.mobi Free aviation weather
for the iPhone and iPod Touch. Get METAR and TAF information for selected
airports worldwide, view current color radar throughout the USA and Canada,
view IR satellite images, get airport information, daily sunrise/sunset
information, NOTAMs, SIGMET and AIRMET notices, view upper winds (FD).
- CheckWX Aviation Weather Decoded
METAR and TAF weather overlaid on Google Maps. Display weather near airports,
as well as in-route weather. Enter the airport identifier, airport name, or
partial name. Browse by State, Province, or Country. This service is totally
free, with no subscription fees. It is not intended as a substitute for an
official weather briefing obtained from a Flight Service Station.
- Cragin's Weather Links for HG &
PG Pilots Information centering around the mid-East coast of the U.S.
The measurements from the Crystal-Face mission will assist in improving
climate models. Six aircraft equipped with state-of-the-art instruments (NASA
ER-2, NASA WB-57, Proteus, Cessna Citation II, UV-18A Twin Otter, and an NP-3D
Orion) measure the characteristics of clouds and how clouds alter the
atmosphere?s temperature. When compared with ground based radars, satellites,
and the results of advanced atmospheric models, the ability to forecast future
climate changes will improve.
- The Dawley
Homepage National Weather Service watches and warnings, advisories and
statements, weather radar maps, satellite images, state weather summaries,
zone forecasts, short term forecasts.
- Dr. Jeff Masters'
WunderBlog An amazing weather blog from the Weather Underground. If you
follow weather or want to get the weather, this is a must see.
- DUATS Direct User Access Terminal
Service (DUAT) Homepage. Weather briefing and flight plan filing system.
- The European Aviation Weather
Center METAR, TAF, SIGMET, NOTAM, surface charts, weather and wind
European Weather Center Aviation weather for Europe. (Not a substitute
official aviation reports.)
- FAA Weather
Aviation Digital Data Service (ADDS), Aviation Weather Center (AWC), Current
Weather (NOAA), National Airspace System Status, Surface Weather Observation
- FlightBrief Subscription
Service for aviation weather and flight planning: NEXRAD radar, satellite and
winds aloft graphics, real-time METARs and TAFs, interactive flight planner
that plans routes anywhere in North America.
- Flying in Europe European
airport webcams, aviation weather maps, METAR, TAF, SINHET, NOTAMS, airport
websites, calculations, country info, FBO database, aviation abbreviations.
- ForeFlight, iPhone Edition This
full-featured application is built exclusively for the Apple iPhone. You get
airport diagrams, A/FD data, plain text weather, and a variety of weather
images in your iPhone. It is fully integrated with
MyMetar.com weather so subscribers of
ForeFlight get their favorite airport data and weather through a single
elegant user interface. Monthly and annual plans are available.
- Glider Pilot Network Weather
Enter the station(s) and view the weather.
- A Hurricane Hunter's Photo Album
Photos by a former Hurricane Hunter of typhoons and hurricanes taken from
weather reconnaissance aircraft.
- instantG.com Aviation weather to your
cell phone or wireless device.
Institute of Aviation's Weather Information Center DUAT, current weather
reports by airport identifier, maps, weather links.
- Intellicast Pre-flight and
in-flight weather briefings for professional and recreational pilots.
- iPilot.com This site for pilots
includes weather resources.
- LoCld9 Provides weather
software,?weather links,?and a home for forecasters and weather enthusiasts to
discuss and exchange ideas and information.
- Mark's METNAV Page
Navigational aids (ILS, TACAN, VOR, Beacons, DBRITE, etc.), weather equipment
(NEXRAD, FMQ-13, FMQ-8, GMQ-32, CT-12K, etc.).
- Meteo Mobile by aviador Weather maps,
METARs and TAFs, over 9300 airports by country, distance and true course
calculator, and sunrise/sunset calculations for the mobile phone.
- MTECH Systems Pty Ltd A major
supplier of weather systems for airports. Equipment and software installed at
over 70 U.S. and 29 international airports throughout the world.
- MyAirplane.com This site has a
number of databases that provide useful information to visitors, including
NOAA Approach Plate Database, Translated METAR and Weather Center.
- MyMetar With this "weather
bookmarking service," you can get your favorite METARS, TAFs, and radar images
on a single web page, desktop widget, or your phone.
- MyMetar.com, Brick by Brick
This blog chronicles the development of MyMetar.com, an aviation weather
website providing personalized aviation weather.
- National Weather Service - Aviation
Weather Service Standard briefing, flight folder, guidance products,
model diagnostics, weather information.
- NOAA National Weather Service
- Orbifly Metar Map
A free Metar tool for Europe.
- Pilots and Weather.com
Provides free flight planning and briefing with live weather, TFRs, and NOTAM
in 3D using Google earth. Flight simulation with live weather. Route overlay
with airmet, convective sigmet.
- RamPage WxServer Radar Maps, METARs
and TAFs for WAP 2.0 enabled cell phones with color screens. ?An FSS direct
number lookup page provides the 3 nearest Flight Service Station direct-dial
numbers given an airport identifier as input. WxServer can also provide
METARs and TAFs as e-mail replys for non WAP 2.0 cellphones and two-way
- Research Applications
Program (RAP) Real Time Weather Data RAP is the principal division
responsible for aviation weather projects for the
National Center for
Atmospheric Research (NCAR) and works to improve the timliness, accuracy,
and presentation of weather information to better predict, detect and warn of
atmospheric hazards that significantly affect aviation commerce.
- SciJinks This interactive web site
(provided by NOAA and NASA) provides middle-school students and audiences of
all ages an opportunity to learn about weather and emergency preparedness.
- SES Soaring
Forecast Page This weather page is directed to glider pilots, but also
contains waether information and links of interest to others.
- Texas A&M
Weather Page Weather data search based on station and state identifiers.
- Universal Weather and Aviation, Inc.
International flight support services for corporate aviation. Worldwide
weather forecasting, Trip Support Services, which include flight planning,
trip coordination, flight tracking and discount crew accommodations.
Universal also offers the UVair Contract Fuel Program, the UVglobal Network,
FlightPak scheduling software, UVdatalink air-to-ground communications, and
UVflightplanner.com computerized weather and flight planning tool.
- VIMeteo Real-time weather
data from 7000 stations around the world. History of weather data for the
past 60 hours, USA or European style, data output to text file for every
- Weather Information Pages This site
specialises in UK and European Weather, and includes links to Current and
Recent Weather (METARs, TAFs, Plain text / decoded obs.), Satellite Images (METEOSAT,
IR, Colour images, animated pictures), Rainfall Radar (UK and Belgium),
Forecasts (Text forecasts, Model forecasts - UKMO, ECMWF, MASS, DWD, NCEP, AVN,
MRF), Weather Charts (MSLP, SST, Upper Atmosphere), Weather Programs, SFUK
Data (Lightning Strike Data) and Software, GTS / SYNOP Data.
- Weather for Pilots -
Weather Briefing Checklist, Current/Forecast Weather Data Designed for
pilots flying in the United States, this site contains a very diverse set of
weather products and can be used as part of a weather briefing in preparation
- WeatherTAP A subscription
service with current NEXRAD radar and aviation weather package: lightning
data, high-resolution East (GOES-8) and West (GOES-10) satellite images,
forums, up-to-date forecasts, surface data, colorized animated maps. Local,
state, regional, and national coverage.
- Wilkens Weather Technologies
Provides worldwide forecasting services for industries that depend on
immediate and accurate weather data.
- Windwiz.Com An online database for
calculating the headwind and crosswind components on all runways at an airport
at once. Provides the user option to add information on approaches which can
be included with the crosswind calculation.
- WSI Corporation Weather Services
International is a provider of weather-driven business solutions for
professionals in the aviation, media and energy markets, and federal and state
government agencies. Many airlines, fixed based operators, and airport
authorities use WSI's weather briefing services. Products include an
in-flight satellite broadcast system, and pre-flight and pilot briefing
- WX2ME A service that enables pilots
to request and receive up-to-date weather information using only text
messaging on their cell phones. ?It's instant, works anywhere your cell phone
has signal, and provides an on screen copy of the weather reports that pilots
can save and refer back to.
- WxNotice.com This service is
designed for pilots and pushes aviation weather reports to your cell phone as
an SMS (Short Message Service) or MMS (Multimedia Messaging System) text
message. Get Metar, TAF, and others for any airport. Also available are
weather map images: Satellite, Radar, NexRad, Forecast and Storm Front images.
- XM WX Satellite Weather
This site provides information on aviation, marine, and ground applications of
the XM WX Satellite Weather service. Private pilots, commercial pilots, and
anyone interested in weather information will find details on the source of
the data, supporting hardware, and service subscription pricing.
- YAWS Yet Another Weather Service - only
this one is totally free. YAWS collects and aggregates data from several
venerable sources and formats it, ready for your cell phone. YAWS offers a
comprehensive weather service for mobile devices.
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