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© Crown copyright Met Office GA Met provision, UK Met Office Jonathan Dutton, Operations Centre, Met Office, UK.
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© Crown copyright Met Office GA Met provision, UK Met Office Jonathan Dutton, Operations Centre, Met Office, UK.

Dec 13, 2015

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Crown copyright Met Office GA Met provision, UK Met Office Jonathan Dutton, Operations Centre, Met Office, UK. Slide 2 Crown copyright Met Office Contents Basis for provision of services What is provided? How the services are accessed by the user? Future? Questions and answers Slide 3 Crown copyright Met Office Basis for the provision of services Service determined by ICAO Annex 3 Met Authority CAA Meteorological service is provided by the Met Office Services provided free at point of use for the end user Slide 4 Crown copyright Met Office What is provided? Slide 5 Crown copyright Met Office What is provided? A variety of forecasts are available for low level flight: F415 F215 F414 F214 AIRMET Ballooning forecasts + TAFs & METARs Slide 6 Crown copyright Met Office What is provided? F415, F215 Charts of significant weather below 10000 FT Areas of weather, with cloud, visibility, turbulence, icing and other hazards F415: area covers north-west Europe F215: area covers UK Issued 4 time per day Slide 7 Crown copyright Met Office F415 Slide 8 Crown copyright Met Office F215 Slide 9 Crown copyright Met Office What is provided? F414, F214 Charts of wind and temperature Provide wind and temperature information at spot locations for: F414: area covers north-west Europe F214: area covers UK Issued 4 time per day Slide 10 Crown copyright Met Office F414 2000 ft 5000 ft 10000 ft 18000 ft Slide 11 Crown copyright Met Office F214 2000 ft 5000 ft 10000 ft 18000 ft Slide 12 Crown copyright Met Office What is provided? AIRMET Text forecast of weather, cloud, visibility, icing and other hazards Forecast winds and temperatures Forecast weather divided into zones around the UK Slide 13 Crown copyright Met Office AIRMET zones Slide 14 Crown copyright Met Office AIRMET example Slide 15 Crown copyright Met Office What is provided? Ballooning Forecasts Additional to the AIRMETS and F214/F215 Provides information specific to ballooning requirements e.g. thermals, inversions 4 regional forecasts issued two times per day plus further spot wind forecasts Slide 16 Crown copyright Met Office Ballooning Forecast example Slide 17 Crown copyright Met Office Ballooning Forecast winds example Slide 18 Crown copyright Met Office How are services accessed by the user? Slide 19 Crown copyright Met Office How are the services accessed by the user? Met Office provides a web-page, accessed from the main Met Office website Free at point of use, but users register their details Website updated as latest forecasts sent and also when latest METARs and TAF are updated Slide 20 Crown copyright Met Office How are the services accessed by the user? Slide 21 Crown copyright Met Office Future? Slide 22 Crown copyright Met Office Future? We will develop our services in conjunction with the CAA Developments in our high resolution modelling may be able help service developments May be able to use the high resolution modelling directly in flight & and flight planning systems Slide 23 Crown copyright Met Office Questions