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Tropical Cyclone Forecast Tracks (72 hour and 120 hour forecasts)

Australian Bureau of Meteorology
Australian Bureau of Meteorology (Owner, Custodian, Originator, Point of Contact)
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The licencing varies, between : 1. the freely accessible data (on BOM webpages and via ftp) described by this record; and 2. the related WMS layer described by this record, which is only accessible to registered users. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 1. LICENCE for Resources freely available from the Bureau of Meteorology website and ftp site, which are described in this metadata record: This data is licenced under the Bureau's "Default terms of use", available from [ http://www.bom.gov.au/other/copyright.shtml ]. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 2. Licence for the WMS layer and WFS available to registered users: the licence will be similar to the "Sample Access Agreement" at [ http://www.bom.gov.au/other/accagr1.shtml ] and will also contain WMS-related special conditions [see ftp://ftp.bom.gov.au/anon/home/metadata/catalogue-related/misc/Special%20Conditions_WMS-related.docx ] . ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ DISCLAIMER: Please refer to [ http://www.bom.gov.au/other/disclaimer.shtml ] for disclaimer details. Access only available to registered users.

The forecast data are the Bureau of Meteorology's best estimate of the cyclone's future movement and intensity. There is always some uncertainty associated with the tropical cyclone forecasting and so areas are shown for the range of likely tracks. Due to uncertainty in future movement, the indicated winds will likely extend to regions outside the delineated areas. The extent of warning and watch areas reflects this likelihood.

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Tropical cyclones are low pressure systems that form over warm tropical waters and have gale force winds. The data depict the past, recent and predicted track and movement of a cyclone over the next 120 hours. Areas of uncertainty indicate possible tracks over the forecast period. The extent and intensity of damaging winds (gale, storm and hurricane-force) are also shown. The data are issued at a similar frequency to the Bureau of cyclone advice, although they may not be available if warnings are hourly.

Metadata Constraints

The authoritative (Point of truth) full version of this metadata record is under copyright, and available from [ http://www.bom.gov.au/metadata/19115/ANZCW0503900206 ]. Licence details about harvesting and derivative versions of the metadata are included there.

Purpose

To show the past, recent and predicted track of a tropical cyclone system and any associated warning and watch areas.

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The Bureau of Meteorology's Tropical Cyclone module is used to create Forecast Track Maps, when a system is a tropical cyclone or forecasted to become one within the next 72 hours. GML files (version 2.1) are generated from these maps and contain all the relevant information in a machine readable format. The GML is split into feature based GML files using XSLT. From these files, four shapefiles of fix points, track lines, wind areas and other areas (watch, warning and area of uncertainty) are created.

Modified: 09 11 2015

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DownloadableData : Shapefile-related files, using BOM Product ID(s) listed under 'SupplementalInfo' [ ftp://ftp.bom.gov.au/anon/gen/ ]

global : ftp://ftp.bom.gov.au/anon/gen/

Downloadabledata : MapOnWeb: Latest Tropical Cyclone tracks (only as Tropical cyclones occur)

uri : http://www.bom.gov.au/cyclone/

WMS / WFS is available (for registered users only; cost-recovered service), via Registration [see http://reg.bom.gov.au/other/charges.shtml ].

uri : http://reg.bom.gov.au/other/charges.shtml

About Tropical Cyclone Track files (Product Codes, etc)

uri : http://www.bom.gov.au/cyclone/about/warnings/gis.shtml

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