Aeronautical current weather observation and short-term forecast for pilots, flight preparation with the METAR (Meteorological Aerodrome Report : current weather report), and TAF (Terminal Aerodrome Forecast: short-term weather forecast message for aviation). And other resources like VAC (Visual Approach Chart) and NOTAM (Notice To Airman) to prepare a flights.
METAR, TAF, VAC, NOTAM Nanaimo airport (Canada) / OACI CYCD/ IATA YCD
Nanaimo is located close to Nanaimo, Boat Harbour at 4 miles, Extension at 5 miles, Ladysmith at 5 miles, Gabriola at 8 miles, Nanaimo at 8 miles, Chemainus at 12 miles, Westholme at 15 miles, Crofton at 16 miles, North Cowichan at 17 miles, Lake Cowichan at 18 miles,
METAR for Nanaimo airport - CYCD
CYCD 052300Z 12015G28KT 3SM RA BR BKN007 OVC015 06/05 A2979 RMK SF5SC3 CIG RAG PRESFR SLP090
Decoded METAR for Nanaimo Airport (Canada)
METAR issued by CYCD on Wednesday 6th of January 2021 at 23:00 UTC, Warning : this METAR is out of date, issued 60 days and 6 hours and 31 minutes ago.
Visibility is 5 km = 3 sm.
Temperature is 6 °C = 43 °F and dew point is 5 °C = 41 °F . This correspond to 93% relative humidity.
QNH is 1009 mb = 29.8 inHg
Wind speed is 28 km/h = 15 kt with gusts at 52 km/h = 28 kt, direction is 120°.
Clouds : broken at 700 ft = 210 m. overcast at 1500 ft = 460 m.
Remarks : SF5SC3 CIG rain G P recently SFR Sea Level Pressure SLP=090
TAF for Nanaimo airport - CYCD
CYCD 052338Z 0600/0605 12015G25KT P6SM FEW006 OVC025 TEMPO 0600/0605 3SM RA BR OVC006 BECMG 0600/0602 14010KT RMK NXT FCST WILL BE ISSUED AT 061545Z
Decoded TAF for Nanaimo Airport (Canada)
TAF issued by CYCD on Wednesday 6th of January 2021 at 23:38 UTC Warning : this TAF is out of date, issued 60 days and 5 hours and 53 minutes ago. A 5 hour weather forecast that is updated every 3 hours.
from Wednesday 6th of January 2021 à 00:00 heure TU to Wednesday 6th of January 2021 à 00:00 heure UTC
Wind 15 kt = 28 km/h with gusts at25 kt = 46 km/h, direction is 120°
few clouds at 600 ft = 180 m. overcast at 2500 ft = 760 m.
temporarily from Wednesday 6th of January 2021 à 00:00 heure TU to Wednesday 6th of January 2021 à 05:00 heure UTC
Visibility is 5 km = 3 sm.
overcast at 600 ft = 180 m.
becoming from Wednesday 6th of January 2021 à 02:00 heure TU to Wednesday 6th of January 2021 à 05:00 heure UTC
Wind 10 kt = 19 km/h, direction is 140°
NOTAM for Nanaimo Airport
NOTAMs are provided without any guarantee of their topicality. The pilot is the only person responsible for the verification of its validity before using it operationally to prepare a flight or to use it during its navigation.
NOTAM Apron (from Wednesday 30th of December 2020 at 18:20 to Thursday 1st of April 2021 at 23:59)
I6363/20 NOTAMR I5344/20nQ) CZVR/QMNXX/IV/NBO/A/000/999/4903N12352W005nA) CYCD B) 2012301820 C) 2103312359nE) APRON PARKING PLAN IN EFFECT PPR 250-618-0875nCREATED: 30 Dec 2020 18:20:00 nSOURCE: CYHQYNYX
NOTAM Aerodrome (from Wednesday 25th of November 2020 at 19:49)
I5821/20 NOTAMNnQ) CZVR/QFAXX/IV/NBO/A/000/999/4903N12352W005nA) CYCD B) 2011251949 C) PERMnE) AMEND PUBLICATIONS: nSERVICES: AIRCRAFT RESCUE AND FIRE FIGHTING (ARFF) TO READ: nSKED ACFT 20 SEATS AND ABV INSTEAD OF SKED PAX FLT ONLY RWY DATA: nRCR: HR OF OPS TO READ 1330-0700Z (DT 1230-0600Z) DLYnCREATED: 25 Nov 2020 19:49:00 nSOURCE: CYHQYNYX
NOTAM Standard instrument departure (from Saturday 7th of November 2020 at 15:40 to Friday 5th of February 2021 at 17:00)
I5426/20 NOTAMR I3506/20nQ) CZVR/QPDAU/I/NBO/A/000/999/4903N12352W005nA) CYCD B) 2011071540 C) 2102051700 ESTnE) FAXTO ONE DEP: DEP ROUTE DESCRIPTION: RWY 34: NOT AUTHnCREATED: 07 Nov 2020 15:40:00 nSOURCE: CYHQYNYX
NOTAM Approach lighting system (from Thursday 9th of July 2020 at 14:15)
I2758/20 NOTAMNnQ) CZVR/QLAXX/IV/NBO/A/000/999/4903N12352W005nA) CYCD B) 2007091415 C) PERMnE) AMEND PUBLICATIONS: LIGHTING: RWY 16 ALS TO READ: AWnCREATED: 09 Jul 2020 14:15:00 nSOURCE: CYHQYNYX
NOTAM Air/ground facility (from Monday 4th of January 2021 at 22:06 to Friday 2nd of April 2021 at 23:59)
L0037/21 NOTAMR L0036/21nQ) CZVR/QCAAS/IV/B/AE/000/999/4903N12352W200nA) CYCD B) 2101042206 C) 2104012359 ESTnE) VICTORIA TML FREQ 133.95MHZ U/S. USE 120.8MHZnCREATED: 04 Jan 2021 22:06:00 nSOURCE: CYHQYNYX
NOTAM Not listed (from Monday 14th of December 2020 at 17:25 to Sunday 14th of March 2021 at 18:00)
L5742/20 NOTAMR L4215/20nQ) CZVR/QXXXX/IV/NBO/A/000/999/4903N12352W005nA) CYCD B) 2012141725 C) 2103141800 ESTnE) IFR TRAINING FLT NOT AUTHnCREATED: 14 Dec 2020 17:25:00 nSOURCE: CYHQYNYX
airports around Nanaimo
- for Vancouver airport (CYVR) at 32 miles↑METAR & TAF
- for Victoria Intl airport (CYYJ) at 35 miles↑METAR & TAF
- for Vancouver Harbour Water airport (CYHC) at 38 miles↑
- for Boundary Bay airport (CZBB) at 39 miles↑
- for Esquimalt airport (CYPF) at 48 miles↑aéroport fermé
- for Victoria Harbour Seaplane Base airport (CYWH) at 49 miles↑METAR & TAF
- for Orcas Is airport (KORS) at 50 miles↑METAR & TAF
- for Texada Gillies Bay airport (CYGB) at 53 miles↑
- NOTAM : ICAO (www.icao.int)
- METAR et TAF : AVWX (avwx.rest)
- Météo générale : Openweathermap (www.openweathermap.org) et AVWX (avwx.rest)
- VAC France : DGAC/SIA (www.sia.aviation-civile.gouv.fr)
- Aerial maps : Google Maps (www.google.com), Microsoft Bing (www.microsoft.com) ou OpenStreetMap (www.openstreetmap.org)