Operational Newsletter - 2024

Operational Newsletter

on the World Weather Watch

2024

Contact: wis@wmo.int


Sri Lanka will transit to SYNOP, TEMP, PILOT BUFR data with WIGOS Station ID (WSI)

Notification from Sri Lanka Meteorological Department

From 10 January 2024, Sri Lanka Meteorological Department will start to send SYNOP, TEMP, PILOT data in BUFR format with WIGOS Station ID (WSI).

Table 1. SYNOP, TEMP, PILOT BUFR Data 

Message Type

BUFR Template

TTAAii

CCCC

SYNOP TM307086 IS[M,I]N01 VCCC
PILOT TM309051 IUJN01 VCCC
TEMP TM309051 IUSN01 VCCC

 

In addition to that VCCC will start disseminating SYNOP BUFR data from three new stations with the WIGOS Station Identifier (WSI) "0-144-101-721501, 0-144-101-821501 and 0-144-101-330601". The stations will be added to the existing lists of ISMN01 VCCC and ISIN01 VCCC.

In compliance with Global Basic Observing Network (GBON) requirements of spatial and temporal resolution for the surface weather network, VCCC will be disseminating hourly surface data from 08 AWS stations as of 01 January 2024.  

Table 2. Hourly BUFR Data 

Message Type

BUFR Template

TTAAii

CCCC

Parameters

SYNOP TM307086 ISNN01 VCCC
  • Pressure,
  • temperature,
  • humidity,
  • wind,
  • precipitation(rain),
  • solar radiation

If you have any questions, please contact Mr. M. M. P. Mendis (merilmdi@gmail.com).  

Published: 10 January 2024