Abreviaturas usadas en METAR´S y Generalidades

Ver el tema anterior Ver el tema siguiente Ir abajo

Abreviaturas usadas en METAR´S y Generalidades

Mensaje  PAM-2021 Oscar Viera el Sáb Oct 02, 2010 9:55 am



Weather Abbreviations
Weather Description
Weather Phenomena
Cloud Types
Other Abbreviations
Weather Abbreviations


A PREDEDING 4 DIGITS ALTIMETER (METAR)
A01 AUTOMATED OBSERVATION WITHOUT PRECIPITATION DISCRIMINATOR
A02 AUTOMATED OBSERVATION WITH PRECIPITATION DISCRIMINATOR
AAWF AUXILIARY AVIATION WEATHER FACILITY
ACYC ANTICYCLONIC
ADV ADVISE
ADVCTN ADVECTION
ADVY ADVISORY
AFC AREA FORECAST CENTER
AFDK AFTER DARK
ALF ALOFT
ALSEC ALL SECTORS
ALQDS ALL QUADRANTS
ALWF ACTUAL WIND FACTOR
AMD AMENDED FORECAST (TAF)
AMS AIR MASS
ANLYS ANALYSIS
ASOS AUTOMATED SURFACE OBSERVING SYSTEM
ATLC ATLANTIC
AURBO AURORA BOREALIS
AUTO AUTOMATED (METAR) NO HUMAN INTERVENTION
AWOS AUTOMATIC WEATHER OBSERVING/REPORTING SYSTEM
AWP AVIATION WEATHER PROCESSORS

B BEGINNING OF PRECIPITATION (TIME IN MINUTES) (WX REPORTS ONLY)
BCH BEACH
BCKG BACKING
BDA BERMUDA
BECMG BECOMING(EXPECTED BETWEEN 2 DIGIT BEGINNING HOUR AND 2 DIGIT ENDING HOUR)
BFDK BEFORE DARK
BINOVC BREAKS IN OVERCAST
BKN BROKEN
BL BETWEEN LAYERS
BL BLOWING (METAR)
BLD BUILD
BLDUP BUILDUP
BLKT BLANKET
BLO BELOW (ICAO)
BLO BELOW CLOUDS (METAR)
BLW BELOW (ICAO)
BLZD BLIZZARD
BMS BASIC METEOROLOGICAL SERVICES
BNDRY BOUNDARY
BOVC BASE OF OVERCAST
BRF BRIEF
BRK BREAK
BRKHIC BREAKS IN HIGHER OVERCAST
BRM BAROMETER
BTL BETWEEN LAYERS
BTWN BETWEEN

C CENTRAL STANDARD TIME (TIME GROUPS ONLY)
C CONTINENTAL (AIR MASS)
CA CLEAR ABOVE (PIREP ONLY)
CAN CANADA
CARIB CARIBBEAN
CASCDS CASCADES
CAT CLEAR AIR TURBULENCE (GENERAL)
CAVOK CLOUD AND VISIBILITY OK (METAR)
CAVU CLEAR OR SCATTERED CLOUDS AND VISIBILIY GREATER THAN TEN MILES
CAWS COMMON AVIATION WEATHER SUB-SYSTEM
CCLKWS COUNTERCLOCKWISE
CDFNT COLD FRONT
CFP COLD FRONT PASSAGE
CHARC CHARACTERISTIC
CHC CHANCE
CHSPK CHESAPEAKE
CIG CEILING
CLD CLOUD
CLR CLEAR AT OR BELOW 12,000 FEET (AWOS/ASOS/METAR)
CLR CLEAR
CLRS CLEAR AND SMOOTH
CNCL CANCEL
CNDN CANADIAN
CNVTV CONVECTIVE
CONFDC CONFIDENCE
CONT CONTINUE OR CONTINUOUSLY (GEN)
CONTDVD CONTINENTAL DIVIDE
COR CORRECTION TO THE OBSERVATION
CST COAST
CTGY CATEGORY
CTSKLS CATSKILLS
CYC CYCLONIC
CYCLGN CYCLOGENESIS

DABRK DAYBREAK
DCAVU CLEAR/SCATTERED CLOUDS. VISIBILITY GREATER
THAN 10, REMAINDER OF REPORT MISSING
DKTS DAKOTAS
DMSH DIMINISH
DNS DENSE
DNSLP DOWNSLOPE
DNSTRM DOWNSTREAM
DPNG DEEPENING
DPTH DEPTH
DR LOW DRIFTING (METAR)
DRFT DRIFT
DRZL DRIZZLE
DSIPT DISSIPATE
DTLN INTERNATIONAL DATELINE
DTRT DETERIORATE
DURC DURING CLIMB (PIREP)
DURD DURING DECENT (PIREP)
DVV DOWNWARD VERTICAL VELOCITY
DWNDRTS DOWNDRAFTS
DWPNT DEW POINT

E EASTERN STANDARD TIME (TIME GROUPS ONLY)
E ENDING OF PRECIPITATION (IN MINUTE-METAR)
E EQUATORIAL (AIR MASS)
E ESTIMATED (WEATHER REPORTS ONLY)
ELNGT ELONGATE
EMBDD EMBEDDED
EMSU ENVIRONMENT METEOROLOGICAL SUPPORT UNIT
ENERN EAST-NORTHEASTERN (WEATHER REPORTS ONLY)
ENEWD EAST-NORTHEASTWARD (WEATHER REPORTS ONLY)
EOF EXPECTED OPERATIONS FORECAST
ESERN EAST-SOUTHEASTERN (WEATHER REPORTS ONLY)
ESEWD EAST-SOUTHEASTWARD (WEATHER REPORTS ONLY)
EXTRAP EXTRAPOLATE
EXTRM EXTREME

FA AREA FORECAST
FAH FAHRENHEIT
FEW 1 OR 2 OCTAS (EIGHTHS) CLOUD COVERAGE
FIBI FILED BUT IMPRACTICAL TO TRANSMIT
FILG FILLING
FINO WEATHER REPORT WILL NOT BE FILED FOR TRANSMISSION
/FL ALTITUDE/FLIGHT LEVEL (PIREP)
FL FLASH ADVISORY
FLDST FLOOD STAGE
FLG FALLING
FLWIS FLOOD WARNING ISSUED
FM FROM (4 DIGIT BEGINNING TIME IN HOURS AND MINUTES)
FNT FRONT
FNTGNS FRONTOGENESIS
FNTLYS FRONTOLYSIS
FORNN FORENOON
FRMG FORMING
FROPA FRONTAL PASSAGE
FROSFC FRONTAL SURFACE
FRST FROST
FRWF FORECAST WIND FACTOR
FRZ FREEZE
FRZLVL FREEZING LEVEL
FRZN FROZEN
FT FEET (GEN)
FRQ FREQUENT (ICAO)
FULYR SMOKE LAYER ALOFT
FUOCTY SMOKE OVER CITY
FWC FLEET WEATHER CENTRAL

G GUSTS REACHING (KNOTS) (WEATHER REPORTS ONLY)
GICG GLAZE ICING
GLFALSK GULF OF ALASKA
GLFCAL GULF OF CALIFORNIA
GLFMEX GULF OF MEXICO
GNDFG GROUND FOG
GRAD GRADIENT
GRBNKS GRAND BANKS
GRDL GRADUAL
GRTLKS GREAT LAKES
GSTS GUSTS
GSTY GUSTY
GV GROUND VISIBILITY

HCVIS HIGH CLOUDS VISIBLE
HDFRZ HARD FREEZE
HDSVLY HUDSON VALLEY
HI HIGH
HIEAT HIGHEST TEMPERATURE EQUALED FOR ALL TIME
HIEFM HIGHEST TEMPERATURE EQUALED FOR THE MONTH
HIESE HIGHEST TEMPERATURE EQUALED SO EARLY
HIESL HIGHEST TEMPERATURE EQUALED SO LATE
HIFOR HIGH LEVEL FORECAST
HITMP HIGHEST TEMPERATURE
HIXAT HIGHEST TEMPERATURE EXCEEDED FOR ALL TIME
HIXFM HIGHEST TEMPERATURE EXCEEDED FOR THE MONTH
HIXSE HIGHEST TEMPERATURE EXCEEDED SO EARLY
HIXSL HIGHEST TEMPERATURE EXCEEDED SO LATE
HLSTO HAILSTONES
HLTP HILLTOP
HLYR HAZE LAYER ALOFT
HURCN HURRICANE
HUREP HURRICANE REPORT
HX HIGH INDEX

/IC ICING (PIREP ONLY)
ICG ICING
ICGIC ICING IN CLOUDS
ICGICIP ICING IN CLOUDS AND PRECIPITATION
ICGIP ICING IN PRECIPITATION
IMC INSTRUMENT METEOROLOGICAL CONDITIONS
IMDT IMMEDIATE
INLD INLAND
INSTBY INSTABILITY
INTR INTERIOR
INTS INTENSE
INTSFY INTENSIFY
INVRN INVERSION
IOVC IN OVERCAST
IR ICE ON RUNWAY
ISOLD ISOLATED (GENERAL)

JTSTR JET STREAM

K COLD (AIR MASS)
KFRST KILLING FROST
KT KNOTS (FOLLOWS WIND DIRECTION/SPEED - GENERAL)

LABRDR LABRADOR
LCTMP LITTLE CHANGE IN TEMPERATURE
LDG LANDING
LFT LIFT
LGRNG LONG RANGE
LGT LIGHT (PIREP)
LIFR LOW IFR (WEATHER REPORTS ONLY)
LK LAKE
LLWS LOW LEVEL WIND SHEAR (PIREP)
LN LINE (GENERAL)
LOEAT LOWEST TEMPERATURE EQUALED FOR ALL TIME
LOEFM LOWEST TEMPERATURE EQUALED FOR THE MONTH
LOESE LOWEST TEMPERATURE EQUALED SO EARLY
LOESL LOWEST TEMPERATURE EQUALED SO LATE
LOTMP LOWEST TEMPERATURE
LOXAT LOWEST TEMPERATURE EXCEEDED FOR ALL TIME
LOXFM LOWEST TEMPERATURE EXCEEDED FOR THE MONTH
LOXSE LOWEST TEMPERATURE EXCEEDED SO EARLY
LOXSL LOWEST TEMPERATURE EXCEEDED SO LATE
LSR LOOSE SNOW ON RUNWAY
LTG LIGHTNING
LTGCA LIGHTNING CLOUD-TO-AIR
LTGCC LIGHTNING CLOUD-TO-CLOUD
LTGCCCG LIGHTNING CLOUD-TO-CLOUD, CLOUD-TO-GROUND
LTGCG LIGHTNING CLOUD-TO-GROUND
LTGCW LIGHTNING CLOUD-TO-WATER
LTGIC LIGHTNING IN CLOUDS
LTLCG LITTLE CHANGE
LTNG LIGHTNING
LX LOW INDEX
LYR LAYER OR LAYERED OR LAYERS

M MARITIME (AIR MASS)
M IN TEMPERATURE FIELD MEANS "MINUS" OR BELOW ZERO (METAR)
M IN RVR LISTING INDICATES VISIBILITY LESS THAN LOWEST REPORTABLE SENSOR VALUE
M MISSING (WEATHER REPORTS ONLY)
M MOUNTAIN STANDARD TIME (TIME GROUPS ONLY)
MA MAP ANALYSIS
MAN MANITOBA
MEGG MERGING
METAR AVIATION ROUTINE WEATHER REPORT (ICAO)
MEX MEXICO
MHKVLY MOHAWK VALLEY
MI SHALLOW (METAR)
MIDN MIDNIGHT
MIFG PATCHES OF SHALLOW FOG NOT DEEPER THAN TWO METERS (METAR)
MLTLVL MELTING LEVEL
MMO MAIN METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE
MNLD MAINLAND
MOD MODERATE (PIREP)
MOGR MODERATE OR GREATER
MONTR MONITOR
MOV MOVE
MPS METERS PER SECOND (1 MPS = 1.944 KTS)
MRGL MARGINAL
MRNG MORNING
MRTM MARITIME
MS MINUS
MSTLY MOSTLY
MSTR MOISTURE
MTN MOUNTAIN
MVFR MARGINAL VFR
MX MIXED, ICING TYPE (PIREP)
MXD MIXED

NB NEW BRUNSWICK
NCWX NO CHANGE IN WEATHER
NELY NORTHEASTERLY (WEATHER REPORTS ONLY)
NERN NORTHEASTERN
NEW ENG NEW ENGLAND
NFLD NEWFOUNDLAND
NGT NIGHT
NL NO LAYERS
NMBR NUMBER
NNERN NORTH-NORTHEASTERN (WEATHER REPORTS ONLY)
NNEWD NORTH-NORTHEASTWARD (WEATHER REPORTS ONLY)
NNWRN NORTH-NORTHWESTERN (WEATHER REPORTS ONLY)
NNWWD NORTHWESTWARD (WEATHER REPORTS ONLY)
NO NOT AVAILABLE (E.G. SLPNO, RVRNO)
NORPI NO PILOT BALLOON OBSERVATION WILL BE FILED. NEXT COLLECTION
UNLESS WEATHER CHANGES SIGNIFICANTLY
NOSPL NO SPECIAL OBSERVATIONS TAKEN (WEATHER REPORTS ONLY)
NPRS NONPERSISTENT
NS NOVA SCOTIA
NSCSWD NO SMALL CRAFT OR STORM WARNING ARE BEING DISPLAYED
NSW NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER (TAF)
NVA NEGATIVE VORTICITY ADVECTION
NWLY NORTHWESTERLY (WEATHER REPORTS ONLY)
NWRN NORTHWESTERN (WEATHER REPORTS ONLY)

OBS OBSERVATION
OBSC OBSCURE
OCFNT OCCLUDED FRONT
OCLD OCCLUDE
OCLN OCCLUSION
OCNL OCCASIONAL (GENERAL)
OFP OCCLUDED FRONTAL PASSAGE
OFSHR OFFSHORE
OMTNS OVER MOUNTAINS
ONSHR ON SHORE
ONT ONTARIO
ORGPHC OROGRAPHIC
OSV OCEAN STATION VESSEL
OTAS ON TOP AND SMOOTH
OTLK OUTLOOK
OTP ON TOP (PIREP)
/OV LOCATION (PIREP ONLY)
OVC OVERCAST

P IN RVR INDICATES VISIBILITY GREATER THAN HIGHEST REPORTABLE SENSOR VALUE E.G. P6000FT)
P PACIFIC STANDARD TIME (TIME GROUP ONLY)
P POLAR (AIR MASS)
P6SM VISIBILITY GREATER THAN 6 SM (TAF ONLY)
PAC PACIFIC
PBL PROBABLE
PCPN PRECIPITATION
PDMT PREDOMINANT
PDMT PREDOMINATE
PDW PRIORITY DELAYED WEATHER
PEN PENINSULA
PGTSND PUGET SOUND
PIBAL PILOT BALLOON OBSERVATION
PISE NO PILOT BALLOON OBSERVATION DUE TO UNFAVORABLE SEA CONDITIONS
PISO NO PILOT BALLOON OBSERVATION DUE TO SNOW
PIWI NO PILOT BALLOON OBSERVATION DUE TO HIGH, OR GUSTY, SURFACE WIND
PK WND PEAK WIND
PLW PLOW (SNOW)
PNHDL PANHANDLE
PO DUST/SAND WHIRLS (METAR)
PPINA RADAR WEATHER REPORTS NOT AVAILABLE
PPINE RADAR WEATHER REPORT NO ECHOES OBSERVED
PPINO RADAR WEATHER REPORT EQUIPMENT INOPEERATIVE DUE TO BREAKSOWN
PPIOK RADAR WEATHER REPORT EQUIPMENT OPERATION RESUMED
PPIOM RADAR WEATHER REPORT EQUIPMENT INOPERATIVE DUE TO MAINTENANCE
PR PARTIAL (METAR)
PRBLTY PROBABILITY
PRESFR PRESSURE FALLING RAPIDLY
PRESRR PRESSURE RISING RAPIDLY
PRFG FOG PARTIAL (METAR)
PRJMP PRESSURE JUMP (WEATHER REPORTS ONLY)
PROB30 SLIGHT CHANCE, PROBABLILITY 30 PERCENT (TAF)
PROB40 PROBABILITY 40 PERCENT (TAF)
PROG PROGNOSIS OR PROGNOSTIC
PRSNT PRESENT
PS PLUS
PSG PASSAGE
PSG PASSING
PSR PACKED SNOW ON RUNWAY
PTCHY PATCHY
PTLY PARTLY
PVA POSITIVE VORTICITY ADVECTION
PWINO PRECIPITATION IDENTIFIER INFORMATION NOT AVAILABLE (WEATHER REPORTS ONLY)

R RUNWAY (USED IN RVR MEASUREMENT)
RABA NO RAWIN OBSERVATION, NO BALLOOS AVAILABLE
RABAL RADIOSONDE BALLOON WIND DATA
RABAR RADIOSONDE BALLOON RELEASE
RACO NO RAWIN OBSERVATION, COMMUNICATIONS OUT
RADAT RADIOSONDE OBSERVATION DATA
RADNO REPORT MISSING ACCOUNT RADIO FAILURE
RAFI RADIOSONDE OBSERVATION NOT FILED
RAFRZ RADIOSONDE OBSERVATION FREEZING LEVELS
RAHE NO RAWIN OBSERVATION, NO GAS AVAILABLE
RAICG RADIOSONDE OBSERVATION ICING AT
RAOB RADIOSONDE OBSERVATION
RAPI RADIOSONDE REPORT ALREADY SENT IN PIBAL COLLECTION
RAREP RADAR WEATHER REPORT
RASN RAIN AND SNOW (METAR)
RAVU RADIOSONDE ANALYSIS AND VERIFICATION UNIT
RAWE NO RAWIN OBSERVATION, UNFAVORABLE WEATHER
RAWI NO RAWIN OBSERVATION, HIGH AND GUSTY WINDS
RAWIN UPPER WINDS OBSERVATION (BY RADIO METHODS)
RCD RADAR CLOUD DETECTION REPORT
RCDNA RADAR CLOUD DETECTION REPORT NOT AVAILABLE
RCDNE RADAR CLOUD DETECTION REPORT NO ECHOES OBSERVED
RCDNO RADAR CLOUD DECTECTOR INOPERATIVE DUE TO BREAKDOWN UNTIL
RCDOM RADAR CLOUD DETECTOR INOPERATIVE DUE TO MAINTENANCE UNTIL
RCKY ROCKY (MOUNTAINS)
RDG RIDGE
RDWND RADAR DOME WIND
RESTR RESTRICT
RGD RAGGED
RH RELATIVE HUMIDITY
RHINO RADAR ECHO HEIGHT INFORMATION NOT AVAILABLE
RHINO RADAR RANGE HEIGHT INDICATOR NOT OPERATING ON SCAN
RIOGD RIO GRANDE
/RM REMARKS (PIREP)
RMK REMARK
RNFL RAINFALL
ROBEPS RADAR OPERATING BELOW PRESCRIBED STANDARD
RPD RAPID
RSG RISING
RUF ROUGH
RY/RWY RUNWAY

SA SAND (METAR)
SASK SASKATCHEWAN
SBSD SUBSIDE
SCT SCATTERED
SELS SEVERE LOCAL STORMS
SELY SOUTHEASTERLY (WEATHER REPORTS ONLY)
SERN SOUTHEASTERN (WEATHER REPORTS ONLY)
SEV SEVERE (ICAO)
SFERICS ATMOSPHERICS
SGD SOLAR-GEOPHYSICAL DATA
SHFT SHIFT (WEATHER REPORTS ONLY)
SHLW SHALLOW
SHRTLY SHORTLY
SIERNEV SIERRA NEVADA
SIR SNOW AND ICE ON RUNWAY
/SK SKY CONDITIONS (PIREP ONLY)
SKC SKY CLEAR
SLD SOLID
SLP SEA LEVEL PRESSURE
SLR SLUSH ON RUNWAY
SLT SLEET
SM STATUTE MILE(S)
SMK SMOKE
SMTH SMOOTH
SNBNK SNOWBANK
SNFLK SNOWFLAKE
SNOINCR SNOW DEPTH INCREASE IN PAST HOUR
SNW SNOW
SNWFL SNOWFALL
SP STATION PRESSURE
SPECI SPECIAL REPORT
SPKL SPRINKLE
SPLNS SOUTH PLAINS
SPRD SPREAD
SQ SQUALL (METAR)
SQAL SQUALL
SQLN SQUALL LINE
SSERN SOUTH-SOUTHEASTERN (WEATHER REPORTS ONLY)
SSEWD SOUTH-SOUTHEASTWARD (WEATHER REPORTS ONLY)
SSWRN SOUTH-SOUTHWESTERN (WEATHER REPORTS ONLY)
SSWWD SOUTH-SOUTHWESTWARD (WEATHER REPORTS ONLY)
STAGN STAGNATION
STG STRONG
STM STORM
STNRY STATIONARY
SWLG SWELLING
SWLY SOUTHWESTERLY (WEATHER REPORTS ONLY)
SWRN SOUTHWESTERN (WEATHER REPORTS ONLY)
SX STABILITY INDEX
SXN SECTION
SYNOP SYNOPTIC
SYNS SYNOPSIS

T TRACE (WEATHER REPORTS ONLY)
T TROPICAL (AIR MASS)
/TA AIR TEMPERATURE (PIREP)
TAF AVIATION TERMINAL FORECAST
/TB TURBULENCE (PIREPS ONLY)
TCU TOWERING CUMULUS
TEMPO TEMPORARY CHANGES EXPECTED
THD THUNDERHEAD (NON METAR)
THDR THUNDER (NON METAR)
THK THICK
THN THIN
TKOF TAKEOFF
/TM TIME (PIREP)
TOP CLOUD TOP
TOVC TOP OF OVERCAST
/TP TYPE AIRCRAFT (PIREP ONLY)
TPG TOPPING
TRIB TRIBUTARY
TROF TROUGH
TROP TROPOPAUSE
TRPCD TROPICAL CONTINENTAL (AIR MASS)
TRPCL TROPICAL
TRPLYR TRAPPING LAYER
TS THUNDERSTORM
TSNO THUNDERSTORM Information not available
TSHWR THUNDERSHOWER (NON METAR)
TSQLS THUNDERSQUALLS (NON METAR)
TSTM THUNDERSTORM (NON METAR)
TURBC TURBULENCE
TURBT TURBLENT
TWRG TOWERING

UA ROUTINE PIREP
UAG UPPER ATMOSPHERE GEOPHYSICS
UDDF UP AND DOWN DRAFTS
UNSBL UNSEASONABLE
UNSTBL UNSTABLE
UNSTDY UNSTEADY
UNSTL UNSETTLE
UP UNKNOWN PRECIPITATION (AUTOMATED OBSERVATIONS)
UPDFTS UPDRAFTS
UPR UPPER
UPSLP UPSLOPE
UPSTRM UPSTREAM
UUA URGENT PIREP
UVV UPWARD VERTICAL VELOCITY
UWNDS UPPER WINDS

V VARIES (WINDS DIRECTION AND RVR)
V VARIABLE (WEATHER REPORTS ONLY)
VA VOLCANIC ASH (METAR)
VC VICINITY
VCFG FOG IN VICINITY (METAR)
VIS VISIBILITY (GENERAL)
VLCTY VELOCITY
VLNT VIOLENT
VLY VALLEY
VR VEER
VRB VARIABLE WIND DIRECTION WHEN SPEED IS LESS THAN OR EQUAL TO 6 KNOTS
VRISL VANCOUVER ISLAND, BC
VSBY VISIBILITY
VSBYDR VISIBILITY DECREASING RAPIDLY
VSBYIR VISIBILITY INCREASING RAPIDLY
VV VERTICAL VISBILITY (INDEFINITE CEILING)

W WARM (AIR MASS)
WA AIRMET
WDC-1 WORLD DATA CENTERS IN WESTERN EUROPE
WDC-2 WORLD DATA CENTERS THROUGHOUT REST OF WORLD
WDLY WIDELY
WDSPRD WIDESPREAD
WEA WEATHER
WFP WARM FRONT PASSAGE
WINT WINTER
WND WIND
WNWRN WEST-NORTHWESTERN (WEATHER REPORTS ONLY)
WNWWD WEST-NORTHWESTWARD (WEATHER REPORTS ONLY)
WPLTO WESTERN PLATEAU
WR WET RUNWAY
WRM WARM
WRMFNT WARM FRONT
WRNG WARNING
WS WIND SHEAR (IN TAFs, LOW LEVEL AND NOT ASSOCIATED WITH CONVECTIVE ACTIVITY)
WS SIGMET
WSHFT WIND SHIFT
WSOM WEATHER SERVICE OPERATIONS MANUAL
WSR WET SNOW ON RUNWAY
WSTCH WATCH RANGE
WSWRN WEST-SOUTHWESTERN (WEATHER REPORTS ONLY)
WSWWD WEST-SOUTHWESTWARD (WEATHER REPORTS ONLY)
WTR WATER
WTSPT WATERSPOUT
WV WAVE
/WV WIND AT ALTITUDE ONLY (PIREP ONLY)
WW SEVERE WEATHER FORECAST
/WX FLIGHT VISIBILITY AND FLIGHT WEATHER (PIREP)
WXCON WEATHER RECONNAISSANCE FLIGHT PILOT REPORT

XCP EXCEPT
XPC EXPECT

Y YUKON STANDARD TIME (TIME GROUPS ONLY)
YKN YUKON
YLSTN YELLOWSTONE

Z APPENDED DATE-TIME GROUPE INDICATES UTC (METAR/TAF)
ZI ZONAL INDEX
ZI ZONE OF INTERIOR
ZRNO FREEZING RAIN INFORMATION NOT AVAILABLE (WEATHER REPORTS ONLY)


Weather Descriptions


BC PATCHES
BCFG PATCHY FOG (METAR)
BL BLOWING
DS DUST STORM
DR LOW DRIFTING
DU WIDESPREAD DUST (METAR)
FZ SUPERCOOLED/FREEZING
MI SHALLOW
PR PARTIAL
SH SHOWERS
TS THUNDERSTORM


Weather Phenomena


BL BLOWING (METAR)
BLDU BLOWING DUST (METAR)
BLSA BLOWING SAND (METAR)
BLSN BLOWING SNOW (METAR)
BR MIST
BY BLOWING SPRAY (METAR) (WEATHER REPORTS ONLY)
DRSA LOW DRIFTING SAND (METAR)
DRSN LOW DRIFTING SNOW (METAR)
DS DUST STORM
DU WIDESPREAD DUST
DZ DRIZZLE
FC FUNNEL CLOUD
+FC TORNADO/WATER SPOUT
FG FOG
FRST FROST
FU SMOKE
FZDZ FREEZING DRIZZLE (METAR)
FZFG FREEZING FOG (METAR)
FZRA FREEZING RAIN (METAR)
GR HAIL (GREATER THAN 1/4" - METAR)
GS SMALL HAIL/SNOW PELLETS (LESS THAN 1/4" - METAR)
HZ HAZE
IC ICE CRYSTALS
PE ICE PELLETS
PL ICE PELLETS
PO DUST/SAND WHIRLS
PRFG FOG PARTIAL (METAR)
PY SPRAY
RA RAIN
RASN RAIN AND SNOW (METAR)
SA SAND
SG SNOW GRAINS
SH SHOWERS
SHGR HAIL SHOWERS
SHGS SMALL HAIL SHOWERS
SHRA RAIN SHOWERS
SHSN SNOW SHOWERS
SHWR SHOWER
SKC SKY CLEAR (METAR)
SKC CLEAR
SN SNOW
SQ SQUALL
SS SANDSTORM
TS THUNDERSTORM
TSGR THUNDERSTORM WITH HAIL (METAR)
TSGS THUNDERSTORM WITH SMALL HAIL (METAR)
TSPL THUNDERSTORM WITH ICE PELLETS
TSRA THUNDERSTORM WITH RAIN (METAR)
TSSA THUNDERSTORM WITH DUSTSTORM OR SANDSTORM (METAR)
TSSN THUNDERSTORM WITH SNOW (METAR)
UP UNKNOWN PRECIPITATION (AUTOMATED OBSERVATIONS)
VA VOLCANIC ASH
VCFG FOG IN VICINITY (METAR)
VV VERTICAL VISIBILITY (METAR)


Cloud Types


AC ALTOCUMULUS
ACC ALTOCUMULUS CASTELLANUS (ICAO)
ACCAS ALTOCUMULUS CASTELLANUS
ACSL STANDING LENTICULAR ALTOCUMULUS
AS ALTOSTRATUS
CB CUMULONIMBUS
CBMAM CUMULONIMBUS MAMMATUS
CC CIRROCUMULUS
CCSL STANDING LENTICULAR CIRROCUMULUS
CI CIRRUS
CS CIRROSTRATUS
CU CUMULUS
CUFRA CUMULUS FRACTUS
NS NIMBOSTRATUS
SC STRATOCUMULUS
SCSL STANDING LENTICULAR STRATOCUMULUS
ST STRATIS
STFRA STRATUS FRACTUS
STFRM STRATIFORM
TCU TOWERING CUMULUS


Other Abbreviations


A/A AIR TO AIR
AFF ARMY AIR FIELD
AAL ABOVE AERODROME LEVEL
AAS AIRPORT ADVISORY SERVICE
AB AIR BASE
ABM ABEAM
ABN AIRPORT BEACON
ABV ABOVE
AC AIR CARRIER
ACA ARTIC CONTROL AREA
ACAS AIRBORNE COLLISION AVOIDANCE SYSTEM
ACARS AIRBORNE COMMUNICATIONS ADDRESSING AND REPORTING SYSTEM
ACC AREA CONTROL CENTER
ACCUM ACCUMULATE
ACFT AIRCRAFT
ACN AIRCRAFT CLASSIFICATION NUMBER
ACR AIR CARRIER
AD AERODROME
ADA ADVISORY AREA
ADF AUTOMATIC DIRECTION FINDING
ADJ ADJACENT
ADIZ AIR DEFENSE IDENTIFICATION ZONE
ADR ADVISORY ROUTE
ADV ADVISORY AREA
ADZD ADVISED
AEIS AERONAUTICAL ENROUTE INFORMATION SERVICE
AER APPROACH END RUNWAY
AERADIO AIR RADIO
AERO AERODROME
AFB AIR FORCE BASE
AFIS AIRPORT FLIGHT INFORMATION SERVICE
AFN AMERICAN FORCES NETWORK
AFRS ARMED FORCES RADIO STATIONS
AFS AIR FORCE STATION
AFSS AUTOMATED FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
A/G AIR-TO-GROUND
AGL ABOVE GROUND LEVEL
AH ALERT HEIGHT
AIREP AIR-REPORT
ALA AUTHORIZED LANDING AREA
ALF AUXILLARY LANDING FIELD
ALS APPROACH LIGHT SYSTEM
ALSTG ALTIMETER SETTING
ALT ALTITUDE
ALTM ALTIMETER
ALTN ALTERNATE
ALTNLY ALTERNATELY
AMA AREA MINIMUM ALTITUDE
AMDT AMENDMENT
AMGR AIRPORT MANAGER
AMOS AUTOMATIC METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVING SYSTEM
AMSL ABOVE MEAN SEA LEVEL
ANGB AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE
AOE AIRPORT OF ENTRY
AP AIRPORT
APAPI ABBREVIATED PRECISION APPROACH PATH INDICATOR
APC AREA POSITIVE CONTROL
APCH APPROACH
AP LGT AIRPORT LIGHTS
APP APPROACH CONTROL
APT AIRPORT
ARB AIR RESERVE BASE
ARFF AIRCRAFT RESCUE & FIRE FIGHTING
ARINC AERONAUTICAL RADIO, INC.
ARO AIRPORT REPORTING OFFICER
ARR ARRIVAL
ARTCC AIR ROUTE TRAFFIC CONTROL CENTER
ASDA ACCELERATE STOP DISTANCE AVAILABLE
ASOS AUTOMATED SERFACE OBSERVATION SYSTEM
ASPH ASPHALT
ASR AIRPORT SURVEILLANCE RADAR
ATA ACTUAL TIME OF ARRIVAL
ATC AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL
ATCAA AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL ASSIGNED AIRSPACE
ATCC AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL CENTER
ATCSCC AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL SYSTEM COMMAND CENTER
ATCT AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL TOWER
ATD ACTUAL TIME OF DEPARTURE
ATF AIRPORT TRAFFIC FREQUENCY
ATFM AIR TRAFFIC FLOW MANAGEMENT
ATIS AUTOMATIC TERMINAL INFORMATION SERVICE
ATS AIR TRAFFIC SERVICE
ATZ AIRPORT TRAFFIC ZONE
AUTH AUTHORIZED
AUTOB AUTOMATIC WEATHER REPORTING SYSTEM
AUW ALL-UP WEIGHT
AUX AUXILARY
AVBL AVAIABLE
AWIB AIRPORT WEATHER INFORMATION BROADCAST
AWOS AUTOMATED WEATHER OBSERVING SYSTEM
AWY AIRWAY
AZM AZIMUTH



BA FAIR BRAKING ACTION FAIR
BA NIL BRAKING ACTION NIL
BA POOR BRAKING ACTION POOR
BC BACK COURSE
BCM BACK COURSE MARKER
BCN BEACON
BCOB BROKEN CLOUDS OR BETTER
BCST BROADCAST
BDRY BOUNDARY
BERM SNOWBANK/S CONTAINING EARTH/GRAVEL
BLDG BUILDING
BLW BELOW
BM BACK MARKER
BND BOUND
BRG BEARING
BYD BEYOND

C ATC IFR FLIGHT PLAN CLEARNCE DELIVERY FREQUENCY
CAAS CLASS A AIRSPACE
CADIZ CANADIAN AIR DEFENSE IDENTIFICATION ZONE
CARS COMMUNITY AIRPORT RADIO STATION
CAT CATEGORY
CBAS CLASS B AIRSPACE
CBSA CLASS B SURFACE AREA
CCAS CLASS C AIRSPACE
CCLKWS COUNTERCLOCKWISE
CCSA CLASS C SURFACE AREA
CD CLEARANCE DELIVERY
CDAS CLASS D AIRSPACE
CDSA CLASS D SURFACE AREA
CDI COURSE DEVIATION INDICATOR
CDT CENTRAL DAYLIGHT TIME
CEAS CLASS E AIRSPACE
CESA CLASS E SURFACE AREA
CEIL CEILING
CFR CODE OF FEDERAL REGULATIONS
CGAS CLASS G AIRSPACE
CGL CIRCLING GUIDANCE LIGHTS
CH CHANNEL
CH CRITICAL HEIGHT
CHAN CHANNEL
CHG CHANGE OR MODIFICATION
CIG CEILING
CK CHECK
CL CENTERLINE
CLKWS CLOCKWISE
CLR CLEARANCE, CLEAR(S), CLEARED TO
CLSD CLOSED
CMB CLIMB
CMNPS CANADIAN MINIMUM NAVIGATION PERFORMANCE SPECIFICATION
CMSND COMMISSIONED
CNF COMPUTER NAVIGATION FIX
CNL CANCEL
CNTRLN CENTERLINE
CO COUNTY
COMLO COMPASS LOCATOR
COM COMMUNICATIONS
COMM COMMUNICATIONS
CONC CONCRETE
CONT CONTINUOUS
COORD COORDINATES
COP CHANGE OVER POINT
CORR CORRIDOR
CP COMMAND POST
CPD COUPLED
CPT CLEARANCE-PRE-TAXI PROCEDURE
CRP COMPULSORY REPORTING POINT
CRS COURSE
CST CENTRAL STANDARD TIME
CTA CONTROL AREA
CTAF COMMONTRAFFIC ADVISORY FREQUENCY
CTC CONTACT
CTL CONTROL
CTR CONTROL ZONE
CVFR CONTROLLED VFR



D DAY
DA DECISION ALTITUDE
DALGT DAYLIGHT
D-ATIS DIGITAL ATIS
DCT DIRECT
DECMSND DECOMMISSIONED
DEG DEGREE
DEGS DEGREES
DEP DEPARTURE CONTROL
DEP PROC DEPARTURE PROCEDURE
DER DEPARTURE END OF RUNWAY
DEWIZ DISTANCE EARLY WARNING IDENTIFICATION ZONE
DH DECISION HEIGHT
DISABLD DISABLED
DISPL THRESH DISPLACED THRESHOLD
DIST DISTANCE
DLA DELAY OR DELAYED
DLT DELETE
DLY DAILY
DME DISTANCE-MEASURING EQUIPMENT
DMSTN DEMONSTRAITION
DOD DEPT OF DEFENSE
DOM DOMESTIC
DP DEPARTURE PROCEDURE
DRFT SNOWBANK/S CAUSED BY WIND ACTION
DSPLCD DISPLACED

E EAST
EAT EXPECTED APPROACH TIME
EB EASTBOUND
EDT EASTERN DAYLIGHT TIME
EET ESTIMATED ELAPSED TIME
EFAS ENROUTE FLGIGHT ADVISORY SERVICE
EFF EFFECTIVE
ELEV ELEVATION
EMERG EMERGENCY
ENG ENGINE
ENRT EN ROUTE
ENTR ENTIRE
EOBT ESTIMATED OFF BLOCK TIME
EST EASTERN STANDARD TIME
ETA ESTIMATED TIME OF ARRIVAL
ETD ESTIMATED TIME OF DEPARTURE
ETE ESTIMATED TIME ENROUTE
ETOPS EXTENDED RANGE OPERATION WITH TWO ENGINE AIRPLANES
EXC EXCEPT



FAA FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION
FAC FACILITY OR FACILITIES
FAF FINAL APPROACH FIX
FAN MKR FAN MARKER
FAP FINAL APPROACH POINT
FAR FEDERAL AVIAITON REGULATION
FCP FINAL CONTROL POINT
FDC FLIGHT DATA CENTER
FIC FLIGHT INFORMATION CENTER
FIR FLIGHT INFORMATION REGION
FIS FLIGHT INFORMATION SERVICE
FI/T FLIGHT INSPECTION TEMPORARY
FI/P FLIGHT INSPECTION PERMANENT
FL FLIGHT LEVEL
FL Flight Level or altitude (PIREP)
/FL Flight Level or altitude (PIREP)
FLD FIELD
FLG FLASHING
FLT FLIGHT
FLUNKN Flight Level(PIREP)Unknown
FM FAN MARKER
FM FROM (NOTAM CONTRACTION)
FMS FLIGHT MANAGEMENT SYSTEM
FNA FINAL APPROACH
FPM FEET PER MINUTE
FREQ FREQUENCY
FRH FLY RUNWAY HEADING
FRI FRIDAY
FRZN FROZEN
FSS FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
FT FEET
FTS FLEXIBLE TRACK SYSTEM

GA GENERAL AVIATION
GC GROUND CONTROL
GCA GROUND CONTROLLED APPROACH
GCO GROUND COMMUNICATION OUTLET
GLONASS GLOBAL ORBITING NAVIGATION SATELLITE SYSTEM
GMT GREENWICH MEAN TIME
GND GROUND CONTROL
GND GROUND LEVEL
GNSS GLOBAL NAVIGATION SATELLITE SYSTEM
GOVT GOVERNMENT
GP GLIDEPATH
GPS GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM
GRVL GRAVEL
GS GLIDE SLOPE
G/S GROUND SPEED
GWT GROSS WEIGHT




H24 24 HOUR SERVICE
HAA HEIGHT ABOVE AIRPORT
HAS HEIGHT ABOVE SITE
HAT HEIGHT ABOVE TOUCHDOWN
HC CRITICAL HEIGHT
HDG HEADING
HEL HELICOPTER
HELI HELIPORT
HF HIGHT FREQUENCY
HI HIGHT ALTITUDE
HI HIGH INTENSITY
HIALS HIGH INTENSITY APPROACH LIGHT SYSTEM
HIRL HIGH INTENSITY RUNWAY EDGE LIGHTS
HIWAS HAZARDOUS INFLIGHT WEATHER ADVISORY SERVICE
HJ SUNRISE TO SUNSET
HLDG HOLDING
HN SUNSET TO SUNRISE
HO BY OPERATIONAL REQUIREMENTS
HOL HOLIDAY
HP HOLDING PATTERN
HR HOUR
HS DURING HOURS OF SCHEDULED OPERATIONS
HST HIGH SPEED TAXIWAY TURN OFF
HZ HERTZ

I ISLAND
IAF INITIAL APPROACH FIX
IAP INSTRUMENT APPROACH PROCEDURE
IAS INDICATED AIRSPEED
IBN IDENTIFICATION BEACON
IC Icing (PIREP)
/IC Icing (PIREP)
ICAO INTERNATIONAL CIVIL AVIATION ORGANIZATION
ID IDENTIFICATION
IDENT IDENTIFICATION
IF INTERMEDIATE FIX
IFR INSTRUMENT FLIGHT RULES
IGS INSTRUMENT GUIDANCE SYSTEM
ILS INSTRUMENT LANDING SYSTEM
IM INNER MARKER
IMC INSTRUMENT METEOROLOGICAL CONDITIONS
IMTA INTENSIVE MILITARY TRAING AREA
INDEFLY INDEFINITELY
IN INCHES
INBD INBOUND
INS INCHES
INFO INFORMATION
INOP INOPERATIVE
INS INERTIAL NAVIGATION SYSTEM
INSTR INSTRUMENT
INT INTERSECTION
INTL INTERNATIONAL
INSTS INTENSITY
INVOF IN VICINITY OF
IORRA INDIAN OCEAN RANDOM RNAV AREA
IR ICE ON RUNWAY/S (NOTAM CONTRACTION)
IR INSTRUMENT RESTRICTED CONTROLLED AIRSPACE
IS ISLANDS
ITWS INTEGRATED TERMINAL WEATHER SYSTEM
I/V INSTRUMENT/VISUAL CONTROLLED AIRSPACE



JAA JOINT AVIATION AUTHORITIES

KGS KILOGRAMS
KHZ KILOHERTZ
KIAS KNOTS INDICATED AIRSPEED
KM KILOMETERS
KMH KILOMTERS PER HOUR
KT KNOTS
KTAS KNOTS TRUE AIRSPEED
KTS Knots (PIREP)

L LOCATOR
L LEFT (NOTAM CONTRACTION)
LAA LOCAL AIRPORT ADVISORY
LACFT LARGE AIRCRAFT
LAHSO LAND AND HOLD SHORT OPERATIONS
LAT LATITUDE
LAWRS LIMITED AVIATION WEATHER REPORTING STATION
LB POUND/POUNDS
LBCM LOCATOR BACK COURSE MARKER
LBM LOCATOR BACK MARKER
LBS POUNDS
LC LOCAL CONTROL
LCG LOAD CLASSIFICATION GROUP
LCN LOAD CLASSIFICATION NUMBER
LCTD LOCATED
LCTR LOCATOR
LDA LANDING DISTANCE AVAILABLE
LDA LOCALIZER TYPE DIRECTIONAL AID
LDI LANDING DIRECTION INDICATOR
LDIN LEAD IN LIGHT SYSTEM
LGT LIGHT OR LIGHTING
LGTH LENGTH
LIM LOCATOR INNER MARKER
LIRL LOW INTENSITY RUNWAY LIGHTS
LLWAS LOW LEVEL WIND SHEAR ALERT SYSTEM
LM COMPASS LOCATOR AT ILS OUTER MARKER
LMM LOCATOR MIDDLE MARKER
LNDG LANDING
LO LOCATOR AT OUTER MARKER SITE
LOC LOCALIZER
LOM LOCATOR OUT MARKER
LONG LONGITUDE
LRN LORAN
LSALT LOWEST SAFE ALTITUDE
LSR LOOSE SNOW ON RUNWAY/S
LT LEFT TURN (NOTAM CONTRACTION)
LT LOCAL TIME
LTS LIGHTS



M METERS
MAA MAXIMUM AUTHORIZED ALTITUDE
MAG MAGNETIC
MAINT MAINTAIN, MAINTENANCE
MALS MED INTENSITY APPROACH LIGHT SYSTEM
MALSF MEDIUM INTENSITY APPROACH LIGHT SYSTEM WITH SEQUENCED FLASHING LIGHTS
MALSR MEDIUM INTENSITY APPROACH LIGHT SYSTEM WITH RUNWAY ALIGNMENT INDICATOR LIGHTS
MAP MISSED APPROACH POINT
MAPT MISSED APPROACH POINT
MAX MAXIMUM
MB MILLIBARS
MBZ MANDATORY BROADCAST ZONE
MCA MINIMUM CROSSING ALTITUDE
MCAF MARINE CORPS AIR FACILITY
MCTA MILITARY CONTROLLED AIRPSACE
MDA MINIMUM DESCENT ALTITUDE
MDT MOUNTAIN DAYLIGHT TIME
MEA MINIMUM ENROUTE ALTITUDE
MED MEDIUM
MEHT MINIMUM EYE HEIGHT OVER THRESHOLD
MEML MEMORIAL
MET METEOROLOGICAL
MHA MINIMUM HOLDING ALTITUDE
MHZ MEGAHERTZ
MI MEDIUM INENSITY
MIALS MEDIUM INTENSITY APPROACH LIGHT SYSTEM
MIL MILITARY
MIM MINIMUM
MIN MINUTE
MIRL MEDIUM INTENSITY RUNWAY EDGE LIGHTS
MKR MARKER RADIO BEACON
MLS MICROWAVE LANDING SYSTEM
MM MIDDLE MARKER
MNM MINIMUM
MNPS MINIMUM NAVIGATION PERFORMANCE SPECIFICATIONS
MNT MONITOR/MONITORING/MONITORED
MOA MILITARY OPERATION AREA
MOC MINIMUM OBSTRUCTION CLEARANCE
MOCA MINIMUM OBSTRUCTION CLEARANCE ALTITUDE
MON MONDAY
MORA MINIMU OFF ROUTE ALTITUDE
MPS METERS PER SECOND (1 MPS = 1.944 KTS)
MRA MINIMUM RCEPTION ALTITUDE
MSA MINIMUM SAFE ALTITUDE
MSAW MINIMUM SAFE ALTITUDE WARNING
MSG MESSAGE
MSL MEAN SEA LEVEL
MST MOUNTAIN STANDARD TIME
MTA MILITARY TRAIN AREA
MTAF MANDATORY TRAFFIC ADVISORY FREQUENCY
MTCA MINIMUM TERRAIN CLEARANCE ALTITUDE
MTMA MILITARY TERMINAL CONTROL AREA
MTOW MAXIMUM TAKE OFF WEIGHT
MU MU METERS
MUD MUD
MUN MUNICIPAL
MUNI MUNICIPAL
MVA MINIMUM VECTORING ALTITUDE



N NIGHT
N NORTH
NA NOT AUTHORIZED
NAAS NAVAL AUXILIARY AIR STATION
NAR NORTH AMERICAN ROUTES
NAS NAVAL AIR STATION
NAT NORTH ATLANTIC TRAFFIC
NAT/OTS NORTH ATLANTIC TRAFFIC/ORGANIZED TRACK SYSTEM
NATL NATIONAL
NAV NAVIGATION
NAVAID NAVIGATIONAL AID
NB NORTHBOUND
NCA NORTHERN CONTROL AREA
NCRP NON COMPULSORY REPORTING POINT
NDB NON DIRECTIONAL BEACON
NE NORTHEAST
NEG Negative (PIREP)
NGT NIGHT
NM NAUTICAL MILE
NMR NAUTICAL MILE RADIUS
NONSTD NONSTANDARD
NOPT NO PROCEDURE TURN
NOTAM NOTICES TO AIRMEN
NR NUMBER
NTAP NOTICE TO AIRMEN PUBLICATION
NW NORTHWEST
NWC NAVAL WEAPONS CENTER

O/A ON OR ABOUT
OAC OCEANIC AREA CONTROL
OBSC OBSCURED, OBSCURE, OBSCURING
OBST OBSTRUCTION, OBSTACLE
OCA OCEANIC CONTROL AREA
OCA OBSTACLE CLEARANCE ALTITUDE
OCC Occasional (PIREP)
OCL OBSTRUCTION CLEARANCE LIMIT
OCNL OCCASIONAL
OCTA OCEANIC CONTROL AREA
ODALS OMNI DIRECTIONAL APPROACH LIGHT SYSTEM
OM OUTER MARKER
OPR OPERATE, OPERATOR OR OPERATIVE
OPS OPERATIONS
ORIG ORIGINAL
O/R ON REQUEST
O/T OTHER TIMES
OTR OCEANIC TRANSITIONS ROUTES
OTS OUT OF SERVICE
OV OVER (Location of PIREP)
/OV OVER (Location of PIREP)
OVR OVER



PAEW PERSONNEL AND EQUIPMENT WORKING
PAPI PRECISION APPROACH PATH INDICATOR
PAR PRECISION APPROACH RADAR
PARL PARALLEL
PAT PATTERN
PAX PASSENGER(S)
PCL PILOT CONTROLLED LIGHT
PCN PAVEMENT CLASSIFICATION NUMBER
PCZ POSITIVE CONTROL ZONE
PDC PRE DEPARTURE CLEARANCE
PDT PACIFIC DAYLIGHT TIME
PERM PERMANENT
PISTON PISTON AIRCRAFT
PJE PARACHUTE JUMPING EXERCISE
PLA PRACTICE LOW APPROACH
PLASI PULSATING VISUAL APPROACH SLOPE INDICATOR
PLW PLOW/PLOWED
PN PRIOR NOTICE REQUIRED
PPO PRIOR PERMISSION ONLY
PPR PRIOR PERMISSION REQUIRED
PRA PRECISION RADAR APPROACH
PRM PRECISION RADAR MONITOR
PRN PSUEDO RANDOM NOISE
PROC PROCEDURE
PROP PROPELLER AIRCRAFT
PSP PIERCED STEEL PLANKING
PSP PACIFIC STANDARD TIME
PSR PACKED SNOW ON RUNWAY(S)
PTCHY PATCHY
PTN PROCEDURE TURN
PVT PRIVATE OPERATOR OR PRIVATE

QDM MAGNETIC BEARING TO FACILITY
QDR MANETCI BEARING FROM FACILITY
QFE HEIGHT ABOVE AIRPORT ELEVATION




R RIGHT
RA RADIO ALTIMETER
RAI RUNWAY ALIGNMENT INDICATOR
RAIL RUNWAY ALIGNMENT INDICATOR LIGHTS
RAMOS REMOTE AUTOMATIC METEROLOGICAL OBSERVING SYSTEM
RAPCON RADAR APPROACH CONTROL
RCAG REMOTE COMMUNICATIONS AIR GROUND
RCC RESCUE COORDINATION CENTER
RCL RUNWAY CENTERLINE
RCLL RUNWAY CENTERLINE LIGHT SYSTEM
RCLM RUNWAY CENTER LINE MARKINGS
RCO REMOTE COMMUNICATIONS OUTLET
REC RECEIVE/RECEIVER
REF REFERENCE
REIL RUNWAY END IDENTIFIER LIGHTS
RENL RUNWAY END IDENTIFIER LIGHTS
RELC RELOCATED
REP REPORTING POINT
REP RAM ENTRANCE POINT
RL RUNWAY LIGHT
RLLS RUNWAY LEAD-IN LIGHTS SYSTEM
RM Remarks (PIREP)
/RM Remarks (PIREP)
RMNDR REMAINDER
RNAV AREA NAVIGATION
RNP REQUIRED NAVIGATION PERFORMANCE
ROC RATE OF CLIMB
RPLC REPLACE
RPT REGULAR PUBLIC TRANSPORT
RQRD REQUIRED
RRL RUNWAY REMAINING LIGHTS
RSR EN ROUTE SURVEILLANCE RADAR
RSVN RESERVATION
RT RIGHT TURN
RTE ROUTE
RTR REMOTE TRANSMITTER/RECEIVER
RTS RETURN TO SERVICE
RUF ROUGH
RVR RUNWAY VISUAL RANGE
RVRM RUNWAY VISUAL RANGE MIDPOINT
RVRR RUNWAY VISUAL RANGE ROLLOUT
RVRT RUNWAY VISUAL RANGE TOUCHDOWN
RVSM REDUCED VERTICAL SEPARATION MINIMUM
RVV RUNWAY VISBILITY VALUES
RWY RUNWAY

S SOUTH
SA SAND, SANDED
SALS SHORT APPROACH LIGHT SYSTEM
SALSF SHORT APPROACH LIGHT WYSTEM WITH SEQUECED FLASHING LIGHTS
SAR SEARCH AND RESCUE
SAT SATURDAY
SATCPM SATELLITE VOICE AIR GROUND CALLING
SAWRS SUPPLEMANTARY AVIATION WEATHER REPORTING STATION
SB SOUTHBOUND
SCA SOUTHERN CONTROL AREA
SCOB SCATTERED CLOUDS OR BETTER
SDF SIMPLIFIED DIRECTIONAL FACILITY
SE SOUTHEAST
SEC SECONDS
SELCAL SELECTIVE CALL SYSTEM
SFL SEQUENCED FLASHING LIGHTS
SID STANDARD INSTRUMENT DEPARTURE
SIMUL SIMULTANEOUS OR SIMULTANEOUSLY
SIR PACKED OR COMPACTED SNOW AND ICE ON RUNWAYS
SIWL SINGLE ISOLATED WHEEL LOAD
SK Sky Cover (PIREP)
/SK Sky Cover (PIREP)
SKD SCHEDULED
SKED SCHEDULED
SLP SPEED LIMITING POINT
SLR SLUSH ON RUNWAY(S)
SM STATUTE MILES
SMGCS SURFACE MOVEMENT GUIDANCE AND CONTROL SYSTEM
SN SNOW
SNBNK SNOWBANK(S) CAUSED BY PLOWING
SNGL SINGLE
SOC START OF CLIMB
SODALS SIMPLIFIED OMNIDIRECTIONAL APPROACH LIGHTING SYSTEM
SPD SPEED
SRA SPECIAL RULES AREA
SRA SURVEILLANCE RADAR APPROACH
SRE SURVEILLANCE RADAR ELEMENT
SR-SS SUNRISE SUNSET
SSALF SIMPLIFIED SHORT APPROACH LIGHT SYSTEM WITH SEQUENCED FLASHING LIGHTS
SSALR SIMPLIFIED SHORT APPROACH LIGHT SYSTEM WITH RUNWAY ALIGNMENT INDICATOR LIGHTS
SSALS SIMPLIFIED SHORT APPROACH LIGHT SYSTEM
SBB SINGLE SIDEBAND
SSR SECONDARY SERVEILLANCE RADAR
STA STRAIGHT-IN APPROACH
STAR STANDARD TERMINAL ARRIVAL
STD STANDARD
ST-IN STRAIGHT IN
STOL SHORT TAKE OFF AND LANDING
SUN SUNDAY
SVC SERVICE
SVN SATELLITE VEHICLE NUMBER
SW SINGLE WHEEL LANDING GEAR
SW SOUTHWEST
SWEPT SWEPT OR BROOM/BROOMED



T TERRAIN CLEARANCE ALTITUDE (MOCA)
T TRANSMITS ONLY
T TEMPERATURE
TA TRANSITION ALTITUDE
TA Ambient Temperature (PIREP)
/TA Ambient Temperature (PIREP)
TAA TERMINAL ARRIVAL AREA
TACAN TACTICAL AIR NAVIGATION
TAR TERMINAL AREA SURVEILLANCE RADAR
TAS TRUE AIR SPEED
TB Turbulence (PIREP)
/TB Turbulence (PIREP)
TCAS TRAFFIC ALERT AND COLLISION AVOIDANCE SYSTEM
TCH THRESHOLD CROSSING HEIGHT
TCTA TRANSCONTINENTAL CONTROL AREA
TDWR TERMINAL DOPPLER WEATHER RADAR
TDZ TOUCHDOWN ZONE
TDZ LGT TOUCHDOWN ZONE LIGHTS
TDZE THOUCHDOWN ZONE ELEVATION
TEMP TEMPORARY
TEMPO TEMPORARY OR TEMPORARILY
TERPS US STANDARD FOR TERMINAL INSTRUMENT PRECEDURE
TFC TRAFFIC
TFR TEMPORARY FLIGHT RESTRICTION
TGL TOUCH AND GO LANDINGS
THN THIN
THR THRESHOLD
THRU THROUGH
THU THURSDAY
TIBA TRAFFIC INFORMATION BROADCAST BY AIRCRAFT
TIL UNTIL
TKOF TAKEOFF
TL TRANSITION LEVEL
TM TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT
TM Time PIREP received
/TM Time PIREP received
TMA TERMINAL CONTROL AREA
TML TERMINAL
TMN TERMINATES
TMPA TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT PROGRAM ALERT
TODA TAKE OFF DISTANCE AVAILABLE
TORA TAKE OFF RUN AVAILABLE
TP Type Plane/Aircraft (PIREP)
/TP Type Plane/Aircraft (PIREP)
TRACON TERMINAL RADAR APPROACH CONTROL
TRANS ALT TRANSITIION ALTITUDE
TRANS LEV TRANSITION LEVEL
TRCV TRI COLOR VISUAL APPROACH SLOPE INDICATOR
TRML TERMINAL
TRNG TRAINING
TRSN TRANSITION
TSNT TRANSIENT
TUE TUESDAY
TVOR TERMINAL VOR
TWEB TRANSCRIBED WEATHER BROADCAST
TWIP TERMINAL WEATHER INFORMATION FOR PILOTS
TWR TOWER
TWY TAXIWAY

U UNSPECIFIED
U UNICOM
UAV UNMANNED AIR VEHICLES
UFN UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
UHF ULTRA HIGH FREQUENCY
UIR UPPER FLIGHT INFORMATION REGION
UNAVBL UNAVAILABLE
UNCT'L UNCONTROLLED
UNICOM AERONAUTICAL ADVISORY SERVICE
UNL UNLIMITED
UNLGTD UNLIGHTED
UNMKD UNMARKED
UNMNT UNMONITORED
UNREL UNRELIABLE
UNUSBL UNUSABLE
USAF US AIR FORCE



USB UPPER SIDEBAND
USN US NAVY
UTA UPPER CONTROL AREA
UTC COORDINATED UNIVERSAL TIME
UA ROUTINE PIREP (PIREP)
UUA URGENT PIREP (PIREP)

VAR MAGNETIC VARIATION
VASI VISUAL APPROACH SLOPE INDICATOR
VDP VISUAL DESCENT POINT
VE VISUAL EXEMPTED
VFR VISUAL FLIGHT RULES
VGSI VISUAL GLIDE SLOPE INDICATOR
VHA VOLCANIC HAZARD AREA
VHF VERY HIGH FREQUENCY
VIA BY WAY OF
VICE INSTEAD/VERSUS
VIS VISIBLILITY
VMC VISUAL METEOROLOGICAL CONDITIONS
VNAP VERTICAL NOISE ABATEMENT PROCEDURES
VNAV VERTICAL NAVIGATION
VOL VOLUME
VOLMET METEOROLOGICAL INFORMATION AIRCRAFT IN FLGIHT
VOR VHF OMNIDIRECTIONAL RANGE
VORTAC VOR AND TACAN CO-LOCATED
VOT RADIATED TEST SGNAL FOR VOR
VPA VERTICAL PATH ANGLE
VV VERTICAL VISBILITY
V/V VERTICAL VELOCITY

W WEST
WB WESTBOUND
W/O WITHOUT
W/P AREA NAVIGATION
WED WEDNESDAY
WEF WITH EFFECT FROM OR EFFECTIVE FROM
WI WITHIN
WKDAYS MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY
WKEND SATURDAY AND SUNDAY
WND WIND
WPT WAYPOINT
WSR WET SNOW ON RUNWAY(S)
STR WATER ON RUNWAY(S)
WV Wind Velocity (PIREP)
/WV Wind Velocity (PIREP)
WX WEATHER
/WX WEATHER (PIREP)
X ON REQUEST

Y/S UNSERVICABLE

Z ZULU TIME OR COORDINATED UNIVERSAL TIME










PAM-2021 Oscar Viera
Gorrión
Gorrión

Mensajes: 104
Puntos: 179
Fecha de inscripción: 04/04/2010
Edad: 66
Localización: Melo

Ver perfil de usuario https://spreadsheets.google.com/ccc?key=0AgKJLrm5gfC9dGcyRjRZZVl

Volver arriba Ir abajo

Re: Abreviaturas usadas en METAR´S y Generalidades

Mensaje  BIRD02 el Mar Mar 29, 2011 11:25 am

Estas son duras de recordar, por suerte en nuestra region y mas que nada en nuestro pais, hay muchas que no las vemos jejejjee cheers

BIRD02
Pichon
Pichon

Mensajes: 9
Puntos: 19
Fecha de inscripción: 17/03/2011

Ver perfil de usuario

Volver arriba Ir abajo

Ver el tema anterior Ver el tema siguiente Volver arriba

- Temas similares

Permisos de este foro:
No puedes responder a temas en este foro.