Weather Forescast

The Aviation Weather Center delivers consistent, timely and accurate weather information for the world airspace system. They are a team of highly skilled people dedicated to work with customers and partners to enhance safe and efficient flight.

\"\"
\"\"
\"\"
\"\"
\"\"
\"\"
\"\"
\"\"
\"\"

TAF: The Terminal Aerodrome Forecast is one of the most prominent and widely accepted

forecasting tools for flight planning.

METAR: Aerodrome Routine Meteorological Report

SPECI: Special Meteorological Report

The Terminal Aerodrome Forecast (TAF), Aerodrome Routine Meteorological Report (METAR), and irregularly issued Special Meteorological Report (SPECI) are internationally standardized reports intended to ensure an orderly flow of air traffic.

\"\"
\"\"

Abbreviations

ANNEX 3       A regulation for Meteorological Service for International Air Navigation issued by International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) AMD Amended

BECMG         Becoming (used in TREND and TAF code)

BKN               Broken (5–7/8 cloud cover; used in METAR, SPECI, TREND, and TAF code)

BL                   Blowing (used in METAR, SPECI, TREND, and TAF code)

BR                  An abbreviation of the French word “brume”, standing for “mist” (used in METAR, SPECI, TREND, and TAF code)

CAVOK          Clouds and visibility OK (used in METAR, SPECI, TREND, and TAF code)

CB                  Cumulonimbus (used in METAR, SPECI, TREND, and TAF code)

COR               Corrected (used in METAR, SPECI, and TAF code)

DR                  Drifted (used in METAR, SPECI, TREND, and TAF code)

DRSA             Drifted Sand (used in METAR, SPECI, TREND, and TAF code)

ETA                Estimated Time Arrival

ETD                Estimated Time Departure

FEW               Few (1–2/8 cloud cover; used in METAR, SPECI, TREND, and TAF code)

FG                  Fog (used in METAR, SPECI, TREND, and TAF code)

FM                  From (used in TREND and TAF code)

Ft                    Feet

ICAO              International Civil Aviation Organization

IFR                  Instrumental flight rules: a set of regulations under which a pilot operates WMO World Meteorological Organization

Kts                  Knots

METAR          Meteorological Aviation Routine Weather Report

NORTAF        TAF verification scheme developed by the Northern European Meteorological Institutes

NSC                No significant clouds (used in METAR, SPECI, TREND, and TAF code)

NSW               No Significant Weather

OVC               Overcast (8/8 cloud cover; used in METAR, SPECI, TREND, and TAF code)

PROB             Probability followed by percentage value (used in TAF code)

QNH               The value of the atmospheric pressure adjusted to mean sea in an aeronautical code Q code

REG QNH      The forecast value of the atmospheric pressure adjusted to mean sea level for an altimeter setting region in an aeronautical code Q code

RMK               Remarks (used in METAR and SPECI code)

RVR                Runway visual range

RWY               Runway

SCT                Scattered (3–4/8 cloud cover; used in METAR, SPECI, TREND, and TAF code) Atmosphere 2021, 12, 138 22 of 22

SPECI            Special Meteorological Report, issued when an operationally significant deterioration or improvement in airport weather conditions is observed

SYNOP          Synoptic code used for reporting weather observations

TAF                Terminal Aerodrome Forecast

TCU                Towering cumulus (used in METAR, SPECI, TREND, and TAF code)

TEMPO          Temporary (used in TREND and TAF code)

Td                   Dew point temperature

TREND          A form of the landing forecast (used in METAR and SPECI code)

U/D/N             Up/down/neutral

UTC                Coordinated universal time

VA                  Volcanic ash (used in METAR, SPECI, TREND, and TAF code)

VFR                Visual flight rules: a set of regulations under which a pilot operates WMO World Meteorological Organization

Weather for Pilots – 01 – Layers of the Atmosphere

Weather for Pilots – 02 – Air Masses and Fronts

Weather for Pilots – 03 – Stablity & Hazards

Weather for Pilots – 04 – Introduction to Weather Products

error: DERECHOS DE AUTOR
×
¡Hola estamos para ayudarte!
×