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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) to prepare a flights.

METAR, TAF, VAC Williams Field airport (Antarctica) / ICAO NZWD

This airport is located near the South Pole. It is one of the southernmost airports in the world.

Williams Field airport (Antarctica) is located close to McMurdo Station, McMurdo Station (Mac Murdo) at 23 mile, Otara at 2159 mile, Bluff at 2161 mile, Invercargill City at 2168 mile, Owaka at 2172 mile, Invercargill at 2174 mile, Avenal at 2175 mile, Waverley at 2175 mile, Woodlands at 2177 mile, Riverton at 2178 mile,

Elevation : 21 m = 69 ft

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weather : overcast at McMurdo Station

ciel couvert
12 °F
12↗27 °F

Wind 1 mph
gusting to 4 mph

extreme cold alert with 12 °F at McMurdo Station

friday : extreme cold alert with 16 °F at McMurdo Station

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METAR for Williams Field airport - NZWD

NZWD 231855Z 06006KT 9999 FEW020 SCT060 M06/M13 A2925 RMK SLP904 GRID23006KT SDG/HDG

Decoded METAR for Williams Field Airport (Antarctica)

METAR issued by NZWD on Sunday 23rd of January 2022 at 18:55 UTC, Warning : this METAR is out of date, issued 3 days and 76 hours and -4297 minutes ago.

Visibility is greater than 10 km = greater than 6 mile.

Temperature is -6 °C = 21 °F and dew point is -13 °C = 9 °F . This correspond to 58% relative humidity.

QNH is 991 mb = 29.26 inHg

Wind speed is 11 km/h = 6 kt, direction is 60°.

Clouds : few clouds at 2000 ft = 610 m. scattered clouds at 6000 ft = 1830 m.

Remarks : Sea Level Pressure SLP=904 hail ID23006KT SDG/HDG

TAF for Williams Field airport - NZWD

NZWD 231459Z 2315/2415 14010G20KT 9999 FEW010 BKN050 BKN100 520007 QNH2924INS GRID31010G20KT TEMPO 2318/2324 18025G40KT 9999 DRSN SCT010 BKN030 BKN100 520007 GRID35025G40KT BECMG 2400/2402 08012KT 9999 SCT030 SCT100 520207 QNH2922INS GRID25012KT

Decoded TAF for Williams Field Airport (Antarctica)

TAF issued by NZWD on Sunday 23rd of January 2022 at 14:59 UTC Warning : this TAF is out of date, issued 3 days and 8 hours and 19 minutes ago. A 24 hour weather forecast that is updated every 6 hours.

from Sunday 23rd of January 2022 à 15:00 heure TU to Monday 24th of January 2022 à 00:00 heure UTC

2315/2415 14010G20KT 9999 FEW010 BKN050 BKN100 520007 QNH2924INS GRID31010G20KT

31010G20KT

Wind 10 kt = 19 km/h with gusts at 20 kt = 37 km/h, direction is 140°

Visibility is greater than 10 km = greater than 6 mile.

few clouds at 1000 ft = 300 m broken at 5000 ft = 1520 m broken at 10000 ft = 3050 m

temporarily from Sunday 23rd of January 2022 à 18:00 heure TU to Monday 24th of January 2022 à 00:00 heure UTC

TEMPO 2318/2324 18025G40KT 9999 DRSN SCT010 BKN030 BKN100 520007 GRID35025G40KT

35025G40KT

Wind 25 kt = 46 km/h with gusts at 40 kt = 74 km/h, direction is 180°

Visibility is greater than 10 km = greater than 6 mile.

DR snow

scattered clouds at 1000 ft = 300 m broken at 3000 ft = 910 m broken at 10000 ft = 3050 m

becoming from Monday 24th of January 2022 à 02:00 heure TU to Monday 24th of January 2022 à 15:00 heure UTC

BECMG 2400/2402 08012KT 9999 SCT030 SCT100 520207 QNH2922INS GRID25012KT

25012KT

Wind 12 kt = 22 km/h, direction is 80°

Visibility is greater than 10 km = greater than 6 mile.

scattered clouds at 3000 ft = 910 m scattered clouds at 10000 ft = 3050 m

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