aviation weather conditions and forecasts
Aviation weather services in the Northwest Territories are provided by NAV CANADA. Aviation weather information is available online through the NAV CANADA Aviation Weather Web Site (AWWS). Flight Information Centres (FIC) also offer interpretive pilot briefing services (PBS).
Aviation weather information available through AWWS includes coded and plain language surface weather observations (METAR and SPECI), aerodrome forecasts (TAF), pilot weather reports (PIREP), weather charts, satellite and radar imagery, weather cameras, and NOTAM. Services accessed through the FIC include consultation with flight services specialists for fully interpretative weather briefings, NOTAM and flight planning.
NAV CANADA FIC/FSS CONTACT INFO:
Edmonton FIC: 1-866-541-4102
CYZF Flight Services: 867-873-4049 (24 hours/day)
NAV CANADA WEATHER PUBLICATIONS:
Aviation Weather Services Guide
The Weather of the Yukon, Northwest Territories and Western Nunavut
more weather information
Pilots planning flights in the Northwest Territories should be aware that the availability and coverage of aviation and civilian weather information is not as comprehensive as in other regions. Pilots are advised to refer to multiple sources of weather information to inform reasonable and prudent decisions.
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