Aviation Weather Services

Aviation Weather Services
providing meteorological information for aviation users

Aviation Meteorological Products and Services

The Bureau of Meteorology's Aviation Weather Service provides aviation users with meteorological information necessary for safe and efficient civil aviation operations. The service includes the provision of observations, forecasts, warnings and advisories, and is provided within the technical and regulatory framework of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).

Accessing Meteorological Information for Flight Planning

Airservices Australia is the official provider of the Aeronautical Information Service which includes the delivery of the Bureau's aviation meteorological products. Therefore, all information for the purpose of flight planning should be obtained from Airservices Australia.

Visit Airservices Australia's Pilot Briefing Services

Meteorological Authority

met-authority

The Meteorological Authority Office represents the Bureau of Meteorology as the designated Meteorological Authority and assists the Director of Meteorology to make an assessment of applications for authorisation of aviation meteorological reporting service.

Visit the Meteorological Authority

Accessing this Service

By entering this site, you acknowledge that this information is produced solely for use by the aviation industry, and you are aware that any information for the purposes of flight planning should be obtained from Airservices Australia.

Major Airports Survey 2016

Major Airports Survey 2016

The Bureau is committed to improving its meteorological services to major airports and is conducting a short survey to determine people's level of satisfaction with these services.

The survey is open until 23 December 2016.

Major Airports Survey

Product Changes

Product Changes

The Bureau is making changes to AIRMET, SIGMET and ARFOR products on 10th Nov 2016.

Product Changes

Trend Review

Trend Review

Implementation phase has commenced with formation of a working group.

Trend Review

TAF Review

TAF (Aerodrome Forecast) Review

The Bureau has released the TAF Review final report and implementation commenced
5 March 2015.

TAF Review