Meteorology

Waikerie Forecast

The Bureau of Meteorology is Australia’s national weather, climate and water agency. Its expertise and services assist Australians in dealing with the harsh realities of their natural environment, including drought, floods, fires, storms, tsunami and tropical cyclones. Through regular forecasts, warnings, monitoring and advice spanning the Australian region and Antarctic territory, the Bureau provides one of the most fundamental and widely used services of government.

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Airservices

Airservices Australia is a government-owned organisation responsible for the safety of 11% of the world’s airspace. We are responsible for the safe and efficient management of Australia’s skies and the provision of aviation rescue fire fighting services at Australia’s busiest airports. We work closely with our customers and industry to supporting the long-term growth of the aviation.

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Windy: Wind Map & Weather Forecast

Windy is a Czech company providing interactive weather forecasting services worldwide. The portal was founded by Ivo Lukačovič in November 2014. Currently, weather forecasts are based on data from the GFS models, ECMWF, and NEMS model from the Swiss company Meteoblue.

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Fcst24

Fcst24 is a website which contains fast graphical interface and 3D algorithms for weather data, allowing quick specific queries to large data. The website shows most of the data with all simulations and all variables. The website is adaptable to most screens and has various features, tools and options like scaling, 4x view, point tool, path tool, bookmarks, LD, Kml.

You can login with a Facebook or Google account. There is also a subscription model for monthly or yearly Paypal payments which opens detailed views and features as these require high computational loads to server each individual clients.

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Australian Atmospheric Soundings

The Bureau of Meteorology launches weather balloon flights from locations all over Australia several times per day. This data is made available on the F160 chart, which is retrievable via NAIPS and from BoM’s web site.

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SkySight Soaring Weather

SkySight forecasts weather for most regions where there are glider pilots – including; Most of Europe, United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Argentina and Brazil. SkySight supports all modern browsers (SkySight recommend Chrome for best compatibility), on all platforms with modern web browsers. SkySight website is designed to function on all screen sizes, although some advanced features require larger screen sizes. SkySight is cross platform also supporting LXNAV and LX9000s.

SkySight has advanced high-resolution modeling rendering state-of-the-art weather model utilizing their inhouse supercompute technology. The website is loaded with powerful interactive tools to analyse forecasts in detail, SkewT’s, Point Forecasts, Cross Sections and more.

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Weatherzone

Weatherzone is a product of The Weather Company, established in September 1998 initially in response to a demand from television broadcasters for more sophisticated weather programming.

The Weather Company is recognized as Australia’s leading commercial weather information provider to media and Internet organisations serving customers in industry, agriculture, government, recreation, education and consumer markets.

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