Ottawa (CYOW) Sample Terminal Area Forecast

Sunrise in Ottawa tomorrow is at 7:40, or 12:40 UTC, so the relevant section is this one:

Text: FM131200 09003KT 1/8SM -DZ FG VV001
Forecast period: 1200 to 1500 UTC 13 January 2013
Forecast type: FROM: standard forecast or significant change
Winds: from the E (90 degrees) at 3 MPH (3 knots; 1.6 m/s)
Visibility: 0.13 miles (0.21 km)
Ceiling: indefinite ceiling with vertical visibility of 100 feet AGL
Clouds: obscured sky
Weather: -DZ FG (light drizzle, fog)

Here’s the full Terminal Area Forecast:

Aviation Digital Data Service (ADDS)

Output produced by TAFs form (2024 UTC 12 January 2013)
found at http://aviationweather.gov/adds/tafs/

Forecast for: CYOW (OTTAWA INTL , ON, CA)
Text: TAF CYOW 121738Z 1218/1318 19005KT P6SM OVC030
Forecast period: 1800 to 1900 UTC 12 January 2013
Forecast type: FROM: standard forecast or significant change
Winds: from the S (190 degrees) at 6 MPH (5 knots; 2.6 m/s)
Visibility: 6 or more miles (10+ km)
Ceiling: 3000 feet AGL
Clouds: overcast cloud deck at 3000 feet AGL
Weather: no significant weather forecast for this period
Text: TEMPO 1218/1219 6SM BR OVC015
Forecast period: 1800 to 1900 UTC 12 January 2013
Forecast type: TEMPORARY: The following changes expected for less than half the time period
Visibility: 6 miles (10 km)
Ceiling: 1500 feet AGL
Clouds: overcast cloud deck at 1500 feet AGL
Weather: BR (mist)
Text: FM121900 19010KT P6SM BKN030
Forecast period: 1900 UTC 12 January 2013 to 0500 UTC 13 January 2013
Forecast type: FROM: standard forecast or significant change
Winds: from the S (190 degrees) at 12 MPH (10 knots; 5.2 m/s)
Visibility: 6 or more miles (10+ km)
Ceiling: 3000 feet AGL
Clouds: broken clouds at 3000 feet AGL
Weather: no significant weather forecast for this period
Text: TEMPO 1219/1305 OVC020
Forecast period: 1900 UTC 12 January 2013 to 0500 UTC 13 January 2013
Forecast type: TEMPORARY: The following changes expected for less than half the time period
Ceiling: 2000 feet AGL
Clouds: overcast cloud deck at 2000 feet AGL
Weather: no significant weather forecast for this period
Text: FM130500 19007KT 6SM BR SCT004 OVC010
Forecast period: 0500 to 1100 UTC 13 January 2013
Forecast type: FROM: standard forecast or significant change
Winds: from the S (190 degrees) at 8 MPH (7 knots; 3.6 m/s)
Visibility: 6 miles (10 km)
Ceiling: 1000 feet AGL
Clouds: scattered clouds at 400 feet AGL
overcast cloud deck at 1000 feet AGL
Weather: BR (mist)
Text: FM131100 VRB03KT 1SM -RA BR OVC004
Forecast period: 1100 to 1200 UTC 13 January 2013
Forecast type: FROM: standard forecast or significant change
Winds: variable direction winds at 3 MPH (3 knots; 1.6 m/s)
Visibility: 1.00 miles (1.61 km)
Ceiling: 400 feet AGL
Clouds: overcast cloud deck at 400 feet AGL
Weather: -RA BR (light rain, mist)
Text: FM131200 09003KT 1/8SM -DZ FG VV001
Forecast period: 1200 to 1500 UTC 13 January 2013
Forecast type: FROM: standard forecast or significant change
Winds: from the E (90 degrees) at 3 MPH (3 knots; 1.6 m/s)
Visibility: 0.13 miles (0.21 km)
Ceiling: indefinite ceiling with vertical visibility of 100 feet AGL
Clouds: obscured sky
Weather: -DZ FG (light drizzle, fog)
Text: FM131500 12008KT WS015/17035KT 1SM -RA BR BKN004 BKN150
Forecast period: 1500 to 1800 UTC 13 January 2013
Forecast type: FROM: standard forecast or significant change
Winds: from the ESE (120 degrees) at 9 MPH (8 knots; 4.2 m/s)
Visibility: 1.00 miles (1.61 km)
Ceiling: 400 feet AGL
Clouds: broken clouds at 400 feet AGL
broken clouds at 15000 feet AGL
Wind shear: at 1500 feet ( 457 m) AGL, from the S (170 degrees) at 40 MPH (35 knots; 18.2 m/s)
Weather: -RA BR (light rain, mist)
Text: PROB30 1315/1318 1/2SM FG VV002 RMK NXT FCST BY 122100Z
Forecast period: 1500 to 1800 UTC 13 January 2013
Forecast type: PROBABLE: 30 percent likelihood of the following during this time
Visibility: 0.50 miles (0.80 km)
Ceiling: indefinite ceiling with vertical visibility of 200 feet AGL
Clouds: obscured sky
Weather: FG (fog)

 

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