METAR or TAF - NOAA NWS AWC request forms (can get METAR + TAF from both pages)
» or direct to last 3h METARs+TAF for: NZAA, NZWN, NZCH
Surface data time series - graph/text - Uni of Wyoming
» or direct to text listing for: NZAA NZWN NZCH

ATIS/SPAR/SIGMET via Airways IFIS (Internet Flight Information Service) - register for free (non-commercial)

NOAA NWS Aviation Weather Center IFFDP:
» Aus/NZ METARs or TAFs (incl AA/WN/CH) and SIGMETs (incl NZZC)
» SW Pacific Oceanic SIGMETs (incl NZZO)

SkyVector - SIGMET's plotted on a chart


Aviation Calculations & Conversions - including simple QFE and standard atmosphere calculators

NZ AIP - Aeronautical Information Publication - documentation and charts, including NZ aerodromes, eg Wellington

ICAO/IATA codes - Airport code lookup

FIR areas - see 2015 map via ArcGIS
VAAC areas - see map via ArcGIS


Soundings and Upper Winds

NZ, Chatham and Raoul Islands soundings (tephigam) - MetVUW
Australia/NZ soundings - BoM (login: User bomw0007 Pass aviation)
NZ/Global soundings/text - Wyoming Uni

Forecast soundings (GFS) via: BSCH "Stormcast" - select the time on the left, then click the map


Satellite derived cloud-track winds - East Australia region - CIMSS
Satellite derived cloud-track winds - via NRL

Jet Stream Analysis and Forecasts
» with latest southern hemisphere analysis and animations
Metcheck.com - Oceana jet stream charts



NOAA NWS Aviation Weather Center IFFDP - SIGWX and Wind/Temp charts and more



New Zealand

Wellington VAAC - for current advisories

GeoNet NZ Volcano Homepage - with Alert Level Summary table including Aviation Colour Code


Darwin VAAC
Toulouse VAAC
Bunos Aires VAAC
Washington VAAC
London VAAC
Montreal VAAC
Anchorage VAAC
Tokyo VAAC

Montreal VAAC products - current and recent, incl CANERM
NOAA HYSPLIT Model - Hybrid Single Particle Lagrangian Integrated Trajectory Model - for trajectory, dispersion and volcanic ash

NOAA/CIMSS Volcanic Cloud Monitoring (Noth Island, multi-satellite animation)
OMI SO2 Column - composite images via NOAA, also volcano specific images

Weekly volcano report - from Smithsonian Inst.
Volcano World - current volcanic activity reports and information


Flight Info

Arrivals / Departures


Air New Zealand
Jet Star

Flightradar24 - live flight tracking (direct to NZ/Tas map)


Aviation Organisations

Airways New Zealand

CAA - Civil Aviation Authority of New Zealand
» ICAO Standards and Recommended Practices

ICAO - International Civil Aviation Organization
» METP - Meteorology Panel

WMO AeMP - Aeronautical Meteorology Programme (links to CAeM - Commission for Aeronautical Meteorology)