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Aviation Services. Terminal Aerodrome Forecasts (TAF) are produced for the airports in our County Warning and Forecast Area (CWFA): * Key West International Airport (KEYW) * Florida Keys Marathon Airport (KMTH)

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Aviation Services

  • Terminal Aerodrome Forecasts (TAF) are produced for the airports in our County Warning and Forecast Area (CWFA):

  • * Key West International Airport (KEYW)

  • * Florida Keys Marathon Airport (KMTH)

  • Terminal Forecasts are issued 4 times daily, and are updated more frequently if conditions change.

TAF

  • Transcribed Weather Broadcast (TWEB) is produced for the route:

  • *Miami, FL (MIA) to Key West, FL (EYW)

  • Transcribed Weather Broadcasts (TWEB) are route forecasts which are issued 4 times daily. These forecasts are updated as needed, and contain information for en route aircraft based on terminal forecasts.

TWEB

Crosswind Chart

Florida Keys Marathon Airport Runway

AVIATION DISCUSSION

The aviation section of the Area Forecast Discussion (AFD) contains reasoning & uncertainties regarding expected aviation-related conditions, including ceiling heights, visibility restrictions, crosswinds, and convection. The aviation section of the AFD is used to describe details not permitted in a TAF.

Key West International Airport Runway

**Crosswind is a wind blowing at right angles to a given direction, as to an aircraft's line of flight.

And in bad weather…

In good weather...

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WFO Key West

www.srh.noaa.gov/eyw/HTML/Aviation/Index.html

*Photos courtesy of WFO Key West personnel.


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