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AVIATION WEATHER SOUTHERN AFRICA AND AFRICA

 


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22-05-2017

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1.1. CLOUD TOP HEIGHT.

CLOUD TOP HEIGHT(CTH) PICTURE SPECIALLY DEVELOPED BY EUMETSAT FOR AVIATION PURPOSES.

CLOUD TOP HEIGHT- height of top of clouds in km and FL. Infra red.
This picture was specially developed for pilots, mountaineers,
divers,sailors,etc.

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1.2.A. SYNOPTIC CHART- SOUTHERN AFRICA

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rain.........low < 1013 mb > high.........hot and dry

SOURCE: SAWS- WITH WRITTEN APPROVAL

INTERPRETATION OF A SYNOPTIC CHART- SOURCE: 1ST WEATHER.CO


1.2.B. PROGNOSTIC CHART SIGWX- AFRICA, EUROPE, SEA AREAS.  MAINLY FOR AVIATION PURPOSES- BUT WILL INTEREST MANY PEOPLE- WITH EXCELLENT CLOUD DETAILS INCLUDING COLD FRONTS(SURFACE LEVEL) - MANY OTHER.

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SOURCE: NOAA

EXPLANATION OF MAP: CLICK HERE


1.3 FORECAST RAIN, WIND, LIGHTNING AND TEMPERATURE. UP TO SIX DAYS- ANIMATIONS

EXAMPLES- THESE PICTURES BELOW ARE NOT UPDATED

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RAIN

WIND

LIGHTNING

TEMPERATURE

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2. AVIATION WEATHER

2.1. METAR, TAF, ETC: SEE "QUICK WEATHER"- SEE "AVIATION", "RAW METAR" AND ESPECIALLY "FULL REPORT". CLICK ON THE PURPLE DOTS OF THE APPROPRIATE TOWN/CITY TO ACCESS THE WEATHER DATA.

2.1.1. AVIATION WEATHER: METAR, TAF, ETC- AROUND THE WORLD: CLICK HERE

SOURCE: NOOA

2.1.2. DECODED METARS FOR SOUTHERN AFRICAN AIRPORTS

http://www.intercitycharters.com/Weather/printmetar.php

SOURCE: INTERCITY CHARTERS


2.1.3. METAR AND TAF FOR AFRICAN AIRPORTS

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ACKNOWLEDGEMENT TO ALLMETSAT.COM


2.1.4. SYNOPTIC CHART- BAROMETRIC PRESSURE

rain.........low < 1013 mb > high.........hot and dry

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SYNOPTIC CHART- BAROMETRIC PRESSURE- WHOLE SOUTHERN AFRICA- TODAY- DIFFERENT TIMES OF DAY-EVEN TOMORROW - LIVE
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Colour pressure: white= high..... light blue= low..... dark blue=very low.....green colours=extremely low.

OTHER TIMES TODAY: 03- 06-09-12-15-18 (UTC: SAT= UTC+2)...... TOMORROW.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT TO PASSAGEWEATHER.COM


2. 1.5. WIND AND CLOUD COVER- FORECASTED FOR SOUTHERN AFRICA.

2. 1.5.1. WIND FORECAST FOR SOUTHERN AFRICA- TODAY- WHOLE COUNTRY- PICTURE BELOW.

2.1.5.2. TOTAL FORECASTED CLOUD COVER(%) SOUTHERN AFRICA TODAY - PUT MOUSE ON PICTURE BELOW- DO NOT CLICK.

ENLARGE WIND MAP- CLICK TWICE .........................................................................ENLARGE TOTAL CLOUD COVER - CLICK TWICE

 


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WIND BARBS(THE BLACK LINES ON THE PICTURE) - INTERPRETATION - ONE KNOT= 1.9 KM

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT TO CUSTOMWEATHER


2.1.6 NEW: "EARTH WIND"- BRILLIANT ANIMATIONS OF WIND SYSTEMS GLOBALLY- EXPERIMENTAL.
1. CLICK ON PICTURE BELOW FOR DIRECT ACCESS TO ANIMATION- "AFRICA"
2. DIRECT LINK TO- "

2.1.6 NEW: "EARTH WIND"- BRILLIANT ANIMATIONS OF WIND SYSTEMS GLOBALLY- EXPERIMENTAL.
1. CLICK ON PICTURE BELOW FOR DIRECT ACCESS TO ANIMATION- "AFRICA"
2. DIRECT LINK TO- "WHOLE WORLD"
3. DIRECT LINK TO- "STEREOGRAPHIC"
CLICK HERE FOR WHAT TO DO-TIPS, OPTIONS, MORE LINKS, ETC.

SPECIAL FOR PILOTS: "EARTH" THEN "HEIGHT"


AUTHOR: CAMERON BECCARIO- SOURCE: CAMBECC/EARTH
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2.1.7 WIND AND TEMPERATURE FORECASTS- DIFFERENT FLIGHT LEVELS

Wind Forecasts
Select TIME/ALTITUDE required in links below to view
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0600 UTC FL050 - FL450
0600UTC
FL050
0600UTC
FL100
0600UTC
FL180
0600UTC
FL240
0600UTC
FL300
0600UTC
FL340
0600UTC
FL390
0600UTC
FL450
1200 UTC FL050 - FL450
1200UTC
FL050
1200UTC
FL100
1200UTC
FL180
1200UTC
FL240
1200UTC
FL300
1200UTC
FL340
1200UTC FL390
1200UTC
FL450
1800 UTC FL050 - FL450
1800UTC
FL050
1800UTC
FL100
1800UTC
FL180
1800UTC
FL240
1800UTC
FL300
1800UTC FL340
1800UTC FL390
1800UTC
FL450
0000 UTC FL050 - FL450
0000UTC
FL050
0000UTC
FL100
0000UTC
FL180
0000UTC
FL240
0000UTC
FL300
0000UTC
FL340
0000UTC
FL390
0000UTC
FL450

Full acknowledgement to Intercity Charters


2.2 SURFACE TEMPERATURES EVERY SIX HOURS -PLUS SIX DAY FORECAST

UESE THIS PICTURE TO FORECAST POSSIBILITY OF FROST TONIGHT- PLUS 6 DAYS AHEAD

DARK GREEN, BLUE, ETC. AREAS INDICATE A HIGH POSSIBILITY OF FROST

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