Magaliesberg Weather Guide

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Re: Magaliesberg Weather Guide

Postby John.com » Sun Mar 02, 2014 9:01 am

EISH guys! The weather outlook for the next week is not great! High, medium and low-level cloud and rain for most of the week! :cry:

I though I'd just put it out there so that you can prepare mentally for the week ahead! :wink:
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Re: Magaliesberg Weather Guide

Postby John.com » Mon Mar 03, 2014 9:29 pm

Eish mense . . . . when will we fly again?
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Re: Magaliesberg Weather Guide

Postby John.com » Thu Mar 06, 2014 10:25 pm

Magaliesberg Weather Guide for the Weekend of Saturday 8 – Sunday 9 March, 2014

Report Date & Time: Thu 06/03/2014 @ 22h00 SAST

Follow Magliesberg Weather on Twitter for Live Updates & Warnings: @MagaliesWeather


Report Summary: The weather remains not great for flying! A brief window of opportunity exists for an early morning flight on both Saturday and Sunday mornings, but PLEASE double check the weather before heading out! Low-level cloud and rain is forecasted later in the morning on both days! ##

Out-of-Five Rating: Saturday Morning vhpy vhpy vhpy ## ## Sunday Morning vhpy vhpy vhpy ## ##


Disclaimer: This weather guide is precisely that, a 'guide'! Use it, but question it, and always do your own research before flying! Remember that it remains the PIC's responsibility to conduct an independent check of the weather at the point of departure and destination as well as en route before taking off, by using official weather sites and official published weather reports!

Note: This weather guide is for Aeroden (25°43'30.17"S 27°44'23.90"E), a lodge and airstrip on the northern side of the northern Magaliesberg ridge, 6 miles west of the Hartebeespoort Dam wall - so PLEASE check the relevance to the area in which YOU plan to fly!


ALL COMMENTS/OPINIONS ARE WELCOME! The weatherman can be wrong! :oops:

For the LATEST Magaliesberg WX go online to:
WindGuru for Aeroden
World Weather Online for Aeroden
WindGuru for Brits


WEATHER RADAR for South Africa dd. 06.03.2014 @ 20h00 SAST:
Weather Satellite - South Africa - 14.03.06 20h00 SAST.jpg
"Black Cloud Mode"- Intensity of BLACK indicates intensity of rain. BLACK = High Probability of Rain. Mainly clouds with a possibility of rain are indicated. Very low clouds might be excluded.
Weather Radar courtesy of http://www.weatherphotos.co.za/

Comment: The cloud bank and rain continues over the interior.


SYNOPTIC CHART for South Africa dd. 06.03.2014 @ 12h00Z:
Synoptic Chart - SAWS - South Africa - 14.03.06 12h00Z.jpg
Synoptic Chart courtesy of SAWS (South African Weather Service) http://www.weathersa.co.za/

Comment: No fronts visible. Low pressure over the interior. Very widely spaced isobars > low winds!


RAINFALL CHART for South Africa dd. 06.03.2014 @ 21h00Z:
Rainfall Map - South Africa - 14.03.08-09.jpg
Rainfall Charts courtesy of WXMaps.org http://wxmaps.org/pix/af.vv.html

Comment: Possibility of rain on both days! ##


WINDS MAP for South Africa dd. 06.03.2014 @ 21h00 SAST:
EarthWindMap - South Africa - 14.03.06 21h00 SAST.jpg
Wind Maps courtesy of EarthWindsMap http://earth.nullschool.net/#current/wi ... 31.76,1821

Comment: Low wind speed (and no gusting) is predicted for the weekend in the NW province.


MAGALIESBERG WEATHER (in the Aeroden area):

Surface Wind Speed & Gusts, Cloud Cover, Precipitation, Temperature & Barometric Pressure (click on image to enlarge)
Weather - Magaliesberg Aeroden - 14.03.08-09 - WindGuru - 1.png
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Winds Aloft (2000m AGL) (click on image to enlarge) Magaliesberg Northern Ridge is depicted to vertical scale.
Weather - Magaliesberg Aeroden - 14.03.08-09 - WindGuru - 2.jpg
(Note: This is a ‘2000m AGL’ view of the winds, with the top row of wind arrows at 3000m/9842ft altitude)


Saturday Morning - 8th March: vhpy vhpy vhpy ## ##

Surface Wind: NE 2-4 knots increasing to NNW 4-5 knots later in the morning.
High-Level Winds: None
Temperatures: 17-26C
Cloud Cover: Yes, low-level cloud from 6am! ## ##
Precipitation: Yes, later in the morning ##
Visibility: 10km

Comments: A brief flying window from 5.30am - 6.00am for a low-level cabbage-patch flight! Check again on the morning and EXERCISE CARE IF VENTURING OUT!! ##


Sunday Morning - 9th March: vhpy vhpy vhpy ## ##

Surface Wind: NE 4-5 knots increasing to NNE 5-6 knots later in the morning.
High-Level Winds: None
Temperatures: 18-26C
Cloud Cover: Yes, low-level from 6am! ## ##
Precipitation: Yes, later in the morning ##
Visibility: 10km

Comments: A brief flying window from 5.30am - 6.00am for a low-level cabbage-patch flight! Check again on the morning and EXERCISE CARE IF VENTURING OUT!! ##


For an instant weather report from Aeroden Weather Station (25°43'30.17"S 27°44'23.90"E): SMS "AD" to 38020 (Cost R10 - free SMS do not apply)

Follow Magliesberg Weather on Twitter for Live Updates & Warnings: @MagaliesWeather


CAUTIONARY: There are many frustrated pilots out there BUT please DO NOT take any chances! Cloud and rain continues to be prevalent up until the end of next week!


Useful Weather Websites:
WindGuru http://www.windguru.cz
Kobus Botha Weather http://www.weatherphotos.co.za
6-Day Rainfall Forecast http://wxmaps.org/pix/af.vv.html
South African Weather http://www.weathersa.co.za
World Weather Online http://www.worldweatheronline.com/
EarthWindMaps (South Africa) http://earth.nullschool.net/#current/wi ... 31.76,1821

For instant weather reports from OTHER Weather Stations, SMS the Weather Station Code (BOLD text) to 35010 (Cost R3 - free SMS do not apply)

Rustenburg FARG
Vaal Dam VAAL
Kitty Hawk FAKT or http://www.fakt.co.za/weatherstation.html
Midrand MID
Aeropark Zynkraal AZA
Krugersdorp FAKR

Other Web-Based & Dial-in Weather Reports:

Kroon (25°39'33.50"S 27°59'58.98"E) http://www.microflyers.co.za/weather/

Aviation MET Office: +27 82 233 9600 or +27 82 233 9700 or +27 83 233 8800 (provide location/routing and flight level)


Safe Skies! (-)

John.com


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Re: Magaliesberg Weather Guide

Postby John.com » Sun Mar 09, 2014 10:12 am

The week ahead . . . . EISH mense, what are we going to do?? More rain, wind and cloud . . . .
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I can see a couple of you building these . . . . :lol: :lol:
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Re: Magaliesberg Weather Guide

Postby D2O » Sun Mar 09, 2014 11:32 am

:( Been nearly 2 months for me now.
This weather must come right! :evil:

Oh yes John, I've already done the sim mod:
http://www.microlighters.co.za/viewtop ... 9&start=15

:lol:

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Re: Magaliesberg Weather Guide

Postby John.com » Thu Mar 13, 2014 9:51 pm

Magaliesberg Weather Guide for the Weekend of Saturday 15 – Sunday 16 March, 2014

Report Date & Time: Thu 13/03/2014 @ 21h30 SAST

Follow Magliesberg Weather on Twitter for Live Updates & Warnings: @MagaliesWeather


Report Summary: Two great mornings for getting some flying in! DO IT! vhpy

Out-of-Five Rating: Saturday Morning vhpy vhpy vhpy vhpy vhpy Sunday Morning vhpy vhpy vhpy vhpy ##


Disclaimer: This weather guide is precisely that, a 'guide'! Use it, but question it, and always do your own research before flying! Remember that it remains the PIC's responsibility to conduct an independent check of the weather at the point of departure and destination as well as en route before taking off, by using official weather sites and official published weather reports!

Note: This weather guide is for Aeroden (25°43'30.17"S 27°44'23.90"E), a lodge and airstrip on the northern side of the northern Magaliesberg ridge, 6 miles west of the Hartebeespoort Dam wall - so PLEASE check the relevance to the area in which YOU plan to fly!


ALL COMMENTS/OPINIONS ARE WELCOME! The weatherman can be wrong! :oops:

For the LATEST Magaliesberg WX go online to:
WindGuru for Aeroden
World Weather Online for Aeroden
WindGuru for Brits


WEATHER RADAR for South Africa dd. 13.03.2014 @ 20h00 SAST:
Weather Satellite - South Africa - 14.03.13 20h00 SAST.jpg
"Black Cloud Mode"- Intensity of BLACK indicates intensity of rain. BLACK = High Probability of Rain. Mainly clouds with a possibility of rain are indicated. Very low clouds might be excluded.
Weather Radar courtesy of http://www.weatherphotos.co.za/

Comment: No weather fronts are visible. The cloud will be somewhat erratic, with some blue sky about!


SYNOPTIC CHART for South Africa dd. 13.03.2014 @ 12h00Z:
Synoptic Chart - SAWS - South Africa - 14.03.13 12h00Z.jpg
Synoptic Chart courtesy of SAWS (South African Weather Service) http://www.weathersa.co.za/

Comment: No systems visible over South Africa! Isobars widely spaced > low-wind conditions! vhpy


RAINFALL CHART for South Africa dd. 13.03.2014 @ 21h00Z:
Rainfall Map - South Africa - 14.03.15-16.jpg
Rainfall Charts courtesy of WXMaps.org http://wxmaps.org/pix/af.vv.html

Comment: Rain is still evident although both mornings should be clear for flying!


WINDS MAP for South Africa dd. 13.03.2014 @ 21h00 SAST:
EarthWindMap - South Africa - 14.03.13 21h00 SAST.jpg
Wind Maps courtesy of EarthWindsMap http://earth.nullschool.net/#current/wi ... 31.76,1821

Comment: Light winds over Aeroden!


MAGALIESBERG WEATHER (in the Aeroden area):

Surface Wind Speed & Gusts, Cloud Cover, Precipitation, Temperature & Barometric Pressure (click on image to enlarge)
Weather - Magaliesberg Aeroden - 14.03.15-16 - WindGuru - 1.png
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Winds Aloft (2000m AGL) (click on image to enlarge) Magaliesberg Northern Ridge is depicted to vertical scale.
Weather - Magaliesberg Aeroden - 14.03.15-16 - WindGuru - 2.jpg
(Note: This is a ‘2000m AGL’ view of the winds, with the top row of wind arrows at 3000m/9842ft altitude)


Saturday Morning - 15th March: vhpy vhpy vhpy vhpy vhpy

Surface Wind: SW 1-2 knots increasing to NW 3-4 knots later in the morning.
High-Level Winds: None
Temperatures: 14-27C
Cloud Cover: No, but some low-level cloud later in the morning.
Precipitation: No
Visibility: 10km

Comments: A great opportunity to get out there and log some hours!! vhpy


Sunday Morning - 16th March: vhpy vhpy vhpy vhpy ##

Surface Wind: SSE 1-2 knots increasing to NNW 6-7 knots later in the morning.
High-Level Winds: Light (8 knots @ 1000ft AGL)
Temperatures: 16-28C
Cloud Cover: Yes, some low-level cloud at around 10am ##
Precipitation: No
Visibility: 10km

Comments: Another good morning to get up there! vhpy Watch for a tailwind (NNW 6-7 knots) landing on Aeroden 18 later in the morning! ##


For an instant weather report from Aeroden Weather Station (25°43'30.17"S 27°44'23.90"E): SMS "AD" to 38020 (Cost R10 - free SMS do not apply)

Follow Magliesberg Weather on Twitter for Live Updates & Warnings: @MagaliesWeather


CAUTIONARY: Some low-level cloud at around 10am on Sunday! ## Tailwind landing on Aeroden 18 later in the morning on Sunday! ##


Useful Weather Websites:
WindGuru http://www.windguru.cz
Kobus Botha Weather http://www.weatherphotos.co.za
6-Day Rainfall Forecast http://wxmaps.org/pix/af.vv.html
South African Weather http://www.weathersa.co.za
World Weather Online http://www.worldweatheronline.com/
EarthWindMaps (South Africa) http://earth.nullschool.net/#current/wi ... 31.76,1821

For instant weather reports from OTHER Weather Stations, SMS the Weather Station Code (BOLD text) to 35010 (Cost R3 - free SMS do not apply)

Rustenburg FARG
Vaal Dam VAAL
Kitty Hawk FAKT or http://www.fakt.co.za/weatherstation.html
Midrand MID
Aeropark Zynkraal AZA
Krugersdorp FAKR

Other Web-Based & Dial-in Weather Reports:

Kroon (25°39'33.50"S 27°59'58.98"E) http://www.microflyers.co.za/weather/

Aviation MET Office: +27 82 233 9600 or +27 82 233 9700 or +27 83 233 8800 (provide location/routing and flight level)


Safe Skies! (-)

John.com


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Re: Magaliesberg Weather Guide

Postby John.com » Fri Mar 14, 2014 7:10 pm

The weekend's weather has improved further . . . . vhpy
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Re: Magaliesberg Weather Guide

Postby John.com » Fri Mar 14, 2014 9:18 pm

YES . . . let's fly!!! vhpy
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Re: Magaliesberg Weather Guide

Postby John.com » Fri Mar 21, 2014 11:58 am

Magaliesberg Weather Guide for the Weekend of Saturday 22 – Sunday 23 March, 2014

Report Date & Time: Fri 21/03/2014 @ 12h00 SAST

Follow Magliesberg Weather on Twitter for Live Updates & Warnings: @MagaliesWeather


Report Summary: Whereas Saturday is predicted to have some low-level cloud, Sunday is NEAR-PERFECT for flying!!! vhpy

Out-of-Five Rating: Saturday Morning vhpy vhpy ## ## ## Sunday Morning vhpy vhpy vhpy vhpy vhpy (^^)


Disclaimer: This weather guide is precisely that, a 'guide'! Use it, but question it, and always do your own research before flying! Remember that it remains the PIC's responsibility to conduct an independent check of the weather at the point of departure and destination as well as en route before taking off, by using official weather sites and official published weather reports!

Note: This weather guide is for Aeroden (25°43'30.17"S 27°44'23.90"E), a lodge and airstrip on the northern side of the northern Magaliesberg ridge, 6 miles west of the Hartebeespoort Dam wall - so PLEASE check the relevance to the area in which YOU plan to fly!


ALL COMMENTS/OPINIONS ARE WELCOME! The weatherman can be wrong! :oops:

For the LATEST Magaliesberg WX go online to:
WindGuru for Aeroden
World Weather Online for Aeroden
WindGuru for Brits


WEATHER RADAR for South Africa dd. 21.03.2014 @ 08h00 SAST:
Weather Satellite - South Africa - 14.03.21 08h00 SAST.jpg
"Black Cloud Mode"- Intensity of BLACK indicates intensity of rain. BLACK = High Probability of Rain. Mainly clouds with a possibility of rain are indicated. Very low clouds might be excluded.
Weather Radar courtesy of http://www.weatherphotos.co.za/

Comment: No cloud indicated, although as I type this report the Magaliesberg is overcast!! :shock:


SYNOPTIC CHART for South Africa dd. 21.03.2014 @ 06h00Z:
Synoptic Chart - SAWS - South Africa - 14.03.21 06h00Z.jpg
Synoptic Chart courtesy of SAWS (South African Weather Service) http://www.weathersa.co.za/
INTERPRETATION OF A SYNOPTIC CHART - SOURCE: 1ST WEATHER.COM

Comment: No weather fronts indicated. It is interesting to compare the synoptic chart with the windmap below.


RAINFALL CHART for South Africa dd. 21.03.2014 @ 11h00Z:
Rainfall Map - South Africa - 14.03.22-23.jpg
Rainfall Charts courtesy of WXMaps.org http://wxmaps.org/pix/af.vv.html

Comment: No rain!! YES! vhpy


WINDS MAP for South Africa dd. 21.03.2014 @ 11h00 SAST:
EarthWindMap - South Africa - 14.03.21 10h00 SAST.jpg
Winds Map courtesy of EarthWindsMap click on this link for updated Winds Map

Comment: Winds will decrease over the weekend. Click on the link to verify wind speed (darker green) and direction.


MAGALIESBERG WEATHER (in the Aeroden area):

Surface Wind Speed & Gusts, Cloud Cover, Precipitation, Temperature & Barometric Pressure (click on image to enlarge)
Weather - Magaliesberg Aeroden - 14.03.22-23 - WindGuru - 1.png
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Winds Aloft (2000m AGL) (click on image to enlarge) Magaliesberg Northern Ridge is depicted to vertical scale.
Weather - Magaliesberg Aeroden - 14.03.22-23 - WindGuru - 2.jpg
(Note: This is a ‘2000m AGL’ view of the winds, with the top row of wind arrows at 3000m/9842ft altitude)


Saturday Morning - 22nd March: vhpy vhpy ## ## ##

Surface Wind: NNE 3-5 knots increasing to N 5-5 knots later in the morning.
High-Level Winds: Very slight.
Temperatures: 18-26C
Cloud Cover: Yes, low-level ## ##
Precipitation: No
Visibility: 5km

Comments: Low-level cloud prevalent! ## ##


Sunday Morning - 23rd March: vhpy vhpy vhpy vhpy vhpy (^^)

Surface Wind: E 3-5 knots increasing to NE 4-5 knots later in the morning.
High-Level Winds: None
Temperatures: 15-27C
Cloud Cover: No
Precipitation: No
Visibility: 10km

Comments: An awesome day for flying!!! vhpy vhpy (^^)


For an instant weather report from Aeroden Weather Station (25°43'30.17"S 27°44'23.90"E): SMS "AD" to 38020 (Cost R10 - free SMS do not apply)

Follow Magliesberg Weather on Twitter for Live Updates & Warnings: @MagaliesWeather


CAUTIONARY: Low-level cloud on Saturday - EXERCISE CARE!


Useful Weather Websites:
WindGuru http://www.windguru.cz
Kobus Botha Weather http://www.weatherphotos.co.za
6-Day Rainfall Forecast http://wxmaps.org/pix/af.vv.html
South African Weather http://www.weathersa.co.za
World Weather Online http://www.worldweatheronline.com/
EarthWindMaps (South Africa) http://earth.nullschool.net/#current/wi ... 31.76,1821

For instant weather reports from OTHER Weather Stations, SMS the Weather Station Code (BOLD text) to 35010 (Cost R3 - free SMS do not apply)

Rustenburg FARG
Vaal Dam VAAL
Kitty Hawk FAKT or http://www.fakt.co.za/weatherstation.html
Midrand MID
Aeropark Zynkraal AZA
Krugersdorp FAKR

Other Web-Based & Dial-in Weather Reports:

Kroon (25°39'33.50"S 27°59'58.98"E) http://www.microflyers.co.za/weather/

Aviation MET Office: +27 82 233 9600 or +27 82 233 9700 or +27 83 233 8800 (provide location/routing and flight level)


Safe Skies! (-)

John.com


WINDGURU CHART LEGEND (click to enlarge)
WindGuru Chart Legend.jpg
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Re: Magaliesberg Weather Guide

Postby John.com » Sat Mar 22, 2014 6:27 pm

A picture this evening (Sat 22 @ 18h30) showing the weather over the Magaliesberg clearing as predicted for a perfect day of flying tomorrow!!
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Re: Magaliesberg Weather Guide

Postby John.com » Fri Mar 28, 2014 9:41 am

Magaliesberg Weather Guide for the Weekend of Saturday 29 – Sunday 30 March, 2014

Report Date & Time: Friday 28/03/2014 @ 09h30 SAST

Follow Magliesberg Weather on Twitter for Live Updates & Warnings: @MagaliesWeather


Report Summary: Saturday will be good for an early flight, Sunday less so due to low-level cloud!

Out-of-Five Rating: Saturday Morning vhpy vhpy vhpy vhpy ## Sunday Morning vhpy vhpy vhpy ## ##


Disclaimer: This weather guide is precisely that, a 'guide'! Use it, but question it, and always do your own research before flying! Remember that it remains the PIC's responsibility to conduct an independent check of the weather at the point of departure and destination as well as en route before taking off, by using official weather sites and official published weather reports!

Note: This weather guide is for Aeroden (25°43'30.17"S 27°44'23.90"E), a lodge and airstrip on the northern side of the northern Magaliesberg ridge, 6 miles west of the Hartebeespoort Dam wall - so PLEASE check the relevance to the area in which YOU plan to fly!


ALL COMMENTS/OPINIONS ARE WELCOME! The weatherman can be wrong! :oops:

For the LATEST Magaliesberg WX go online to:
WindGuru for Aeroden
World Weather Online for Aeroden
WindGuru for Brits


WEATHER RADAR for South Africa dd. 28.03.2014 @ 08h00 SAST:
Weather Satellite - South Africa - 14.03.28 08h00 SAST.jpg
"Black Cloud Mode"- Intensity of BLACK indicates intensity of rain. BLACK = High Probability of Rain. Mainly clouds with a possibility of rain are indicated. Very low clouds might be excluded.
Weather Radar courtesy of http://www.weatherphotos.co.za/

Comment: No fronts and appears cloud free


SYNOPTIC CHART for South Africa dd. 28.03.2014 @ 00h00Z:
Synoptic Chart - SAWS - South Africa - 14.03.28 00h00Z.jpg
Synoptic Chart courtesy of SAWS (South African Weather Service) http://www.weathersa.co.za/
INTERPRETATION OF A SYNOPTIC CHART - SOURCE: 1ST WEATHER.COM

Comment: No fronts. Isobars far apart > low winds!


RAINFALL CHART for South Africa dd. 28.03.2014 @ 09h00Z:
Rainfall Map - South Africa - 14.03.29-30.jpg
Rainfall Charts courtesy of WXMaps.org http://wxmaps.org/pix/af.vv.html

Comment: Little to no chance of rain


WINDS MAP for South Africa dd. 28.03.2014 @ 09h00 SAST:
EarthWindMap - South Africa - 14.03.28 09h00 SAST.jpg
Winds Map courtesy of EarthWindsMap click on this link for updated Winds Map

Comment: Low wind conditions over South Africa


MAGALIESBERG WEATHER (in the Aeroden area):

Surface Wind Speed & Gusts, Cloud Cover, Precipitation, Temperature & Barometric Pressure (click on image to enlarge)
Weather - Magaliesberg Aeroden - 14.03.29-30 - WindGuru - 1.png
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Winds Aloft (2000m AGL) (click on image to enlarge) Magaliesberg Northern Ridge is depicted to vertical scale.
Weather - Magaliesberg Aeroden - 14.03.29-30 - WindGuru - 2.jpg
(Note: This is a ‘2000m AGL’ view of the winds, with the top row of wind arrows at 3000m/9842ft altitude)


Saturday Morning - 29th March: vhpy vhpy vhpy vhpy ##

Surface Wind: ENE 2-4 knots increasing to WNW 4-4 knots later in the morning.
High-Level Winds: No
Temperatures: 14-25C
Cloud Cover: Yes, some low-level cloud later in the morning ##
Precipitation: No
Visibility: 9-10km

Comments: Get out early! A good day for flying! vhpy


Sunday Morning - 30th March: vhpy vhpy vhpy ## ##

Surface Wind: SW 2-3 knots increasing to ENE 3-4 knots later in the morning.
High-Level Winds: No
Temperatures: 15-26C
Cloud Cover: Yes, low-level cloud! ## ##
Precipitation: Slight chance of rain later in the morning
Visibility: 9-10km

Comments: If the low-level cloud clears it will be flyable!!


For an instant weather report from Aeroden Weather Station (25°43'30.17"S 27°44'23.90"E): SMS "AD" to 38020 (Cost R10 - free SMS do not apply)

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CAUTIONARY: Watch for low-level cloud on Sunday!! ##


Useful Weather Websites:
WindGuru http://www.windguru.cz
Kobus Botha Weather http://www.weatherphotos.co.za
6-Day Rainfall Forecast http://wxmaps.org/pix/af.vv.html
South African Weather http://www.weathersa.co.za
World Weather Online http://www.worldweatheronline.com/
EarthWindMaps (South Africa) http://earth.nullschool.net/#current/wi ... 31.76,1821

For instant weather reports from OTHER Weather Stations, SMS the Weather Station Code (BOLD text) to 35010 (Cost R3 - free SMS do not apply)

Rustenburg FARG
Vaal Dam VAAL
Kitty Hawk FAKT or http://www.fakt.co.za/weatherstation.html
Midrand MID
Aeropark Zynkraal AZA
Krugersdorp FAKR

Other Web-Based & Dial-in Weather Reports:

Kroon (25°39'33.50"S 27°59'58.98"E) http://www.microflyers.co.za/weather/

Aviation MET Office: +27 82 233 9600 or +27 82 233 9700 or +27 83 233 8800 (provide location/routing and flight level)


Safe Skies! (-)

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Re: Magaliesberg Weather Guide

Postby John.com » Fri Apr 04, 2014 7:39 pm

Magaliesberg Weather Guide for the Weekend of Saturday 5 – Sunday 6 April, 2014

Report Date & Time: Friday 04/04/2014 @ 19h40 SAST

Follow Magliesberg Weather on Twitter for Live Updates & Warnings: @MagaliesWeather


Report Summary: Some of the best flying weather we have seen in ages!!! (^^)

Out-of-Five Rating: Saturday Morning vhpy vhpy vhpy vhpy vhpy Sunday Morning vhpy vhpy vhpy vhpy vhpy


Disclaimer: This weather guide is precisely that, a 'guide'! Use it, but question it, and always do your own research before flying! Remember that it remains the PIC's responsibility to conduct an independent check of the weather at the point of departure and destination as well as en route before taking off, by using official weather sites and official published weather reports!

Note: This weather guide is for Aeroden (25°43'30.17"S 27°44'23.90"E), a lodge and airstrip on the northern side of the northern Magaliesberg ridge, 6 miles west of the Hartebeespoort Dam wall - so PLEASE check the relevance to the area in which YOU plan to fly!


ALL COMMENTS/OPINIONS ARE WELCOME! The weatherman can be wrong! :oops:

For the LATEST Magaliesberg WX go online to:
WindGuru for Aeroden
World Weather Online for Aeroden
WindGuru for Brits


WEATHER RADAR for South Africa dd. 04.04.2014 @ 17h00 SAST:
Weather Satellite - South Africa - 14.04.04 17h00 SAST.jpg
"Black Cloud Mode"- Intensity of BLACK indicates intensity of rain. BLACK = High Probability of Rain. Mainly clouds with a possibility of rain are indicated. Very low clouds might be excluded.
Weather Radar courtesy of http://www.weatherphotos.co.za/

Comment: The cloud front shown will have moved NE by Saturday morning! vhpy


SYNOPTIC CHART for South Africa dd. 04.04.2014 @ 12h00Z:
Synoptic Chart - SAWS - South Africa - 14.04.04 12h00Z.jpg
Synoptic Chart courtesy of SAWS (South African Weather Service) http://www.weathersa.co.za/
INTERPRETATION OF A SYNOPTIC CHART - SOURCE: 1ST WEATHER.COM

Comment: Low pressure system over the interior with widely spaced isobars = low winds! vhpy


RAINFALL CHART for South Africa dd. 04.04.2014 @ 19h00Z:
Rainfall Map - South Africa - 14.04.05-06.jpg
Rainfall Charts courtesy of WXMaps.org http://wxmaps.org/pix/af.vv.html

Comment: No rain forecasted over the weekend! vhpy


WINDS MAP for South Africa dd. 04.04.2014 @ 19h00 SAST:
EarthWindMap - South Africa - 14.04.04 19h00 SAST.jpg
Winds Map courtesy of EarthWindsMap click on this link for updated Winds Map

Comment: Very light wind conditions inland.


MAGALIESBERG WEATHER (in the Aeroden area):

Surface Wind Speed & Gusts, Cloud Cover, Precipitation, Temperature & Barometric Pressure (click on image to enlarge)
Weather - Magaliesberg Aeroden - 14.04.05-06 - WindGuru - 1.png
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Winds Aloft (2000m AGL) (click on image to enlarge) Magaliesberg Northern Ridge is depicted to vertical scale.
Weather - Magaliesberg Aeroden - 14.04.05-06 - WindGuru - 2.jpg
(Note: This is a ‘2000m AGL’ view of the winds, with the top row of wind arrows at 3000m/9842ft altitude)


Saturday Morning - 5th April: vhpy vhpy vhpy vhpy vhpy

Surface Wind: SE 3-5 knots decreasing to NNW 3-4 knots later in the morning.
High-Level Winds: None
Temperatures: 13-26C
Cloud Cover: No
Precipitation: No
Visibility: 10km

Comments: PERFECT FLYING WEATHER!!! vhpy


Sunday Morning - 6th April: vhpy vhpy vhpy vhpy vhpy

Surface Wind: ESE 4-6 knots decreasing to NNE 3-4 knots later in the morning.
High-Level Winds: None
Temperatures: 12-24C
Cloud Cover: No
Precipitation: No
Visibility: 10km

Comments: PERFECT FLYING WEATHER!!! vhpy


For an instant weather report from Aeroden Weather Station (25°43'30.17"S 27°44'23.90"E): SMS "AD" to 38020 (Cost R10 - free SMS do not apply)

Follow Magliesberg Weather on Twitter for Live Updates & Warnings: @MagaliesWeather


CAUTIONARY: None! vhpy


Useful Weather Websites:
WindGuru http://www.windguru.cz
Kobus Botha Weather http://www.weatherphotos.co.za
6-Day Rainfall Forecast http://wxmaps.org/pix/af.vv.html
South African Weather http://www.weathersa.co.za
World Weather Online http://www.worldweatheronline.com/
EarthWindMaps (South Africa) http://earth.nullschool.net/#current/wi ... 31.76,1821

For instant weather reports from OTHER Weather Stations, SMS the Weather Station Code (BOLD text) to 35010 (Cost R3 - free SMS do not apply)

Rustenburg FARG
Vaal Dam VAAL
Kitty Hawk FAKT or http://www.fakt.co.za/weatherstation.html
Midrand MID
Aeropark Zynkraal AZA
Krugersdorp FAKR

Other Web-Based & Dial-in Weather Reports:

Kroon (25°39'33.50"S 27°59'58.98"E) http://www.microflyers.co.za/weather/

Aviation MET Office: +27 82 233 9600 or +27 82 233 9700 or +27 83 233 8800 (provide location/routing and flight level)


Safe Skies! (-)

John.com


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Re: Magaliesberg Weather Guide

Postby John.com » Thu Apr 10, 2014 9:23 pm

Magaliesberg Weather Guide for the Weekend of Saturday 12 – Sunday 13 April, 2014

Report Date & Time: Thu 10/04/2014 @ 21h30 SAST

Follow Magliesberg Weather on Twitter for Live Updates & Warnings: @MagaliesWeather


Report Summary: A really great weekend for flying! Low winds, only high-level clouds, no rain! vhpy

Out-of-Five Rating: Saturday Morning vhpy vhpy vhpy vhpy vhpy Sunday Morning vhpy vhpy vhpy vhpy vhpy


Disclaimer: This weather guide is precisely that, a 'guide'! Use it, but question it, and always do your own research before flying! Remember that it remains the PIC's responsibility to conduct an independent check of the weather at the point of departure and destination as well as en route before taking off, by using official weather sites and official published weather reports!

Note: This weather guide is for Aeroden (25°43'30.17"S 27°44'23.90"E), a lodge and airstrip on the northern side of the northern Magaliesberg ridge, 6 miles west of the Hartebeespoort Dam wall - so PLEASE check the relevance to the area in which YOU plan to fly!


ALL COMMENTS/OPINIONS ARE WELCOME! The weatherman can be wrong! :oops:

For the LATEST Magaliesberg WX go online to:
WindGuru for Aeroden
World Weather Online for Aeroden
WindGuru for Brits


WEATHER RADAR for South Africa dd. 10.04.2014 @ 18h15 SAST:
Weather Satellite - South Africa - 14.04.10 16h15 SAST.jpg
"Black Cloud Mode"- Intensity of BLACK indicates intensity of rain. BLACK = High Probability of Rain. Mainly clouds with a possibility of rain are indicated. Very low clouds might be excluded.
Weather Radar courtesy of http://www.weatherphotos.co.za/

Comment: No weather fronts or cloud. vhpy


SYNOPTIC CHART for South Africa dd. 10.04.2014 @ 12h00Z:
Synoptic Chart - SAWS - South Africa - 14.04.10 12h00Z.jpg
Synoptic Chart courtesy of SAWS (South African Weather Service) http://www.weathersa.co.za/
INTERPRETATION OF A SYNOPTIC CHART - SOURCE: 1ST WEATHER.COM

Comment: Wide isobars = low wind conditions! vhpy


RAINFALL CHART for South Africa dd. 10.04.2014 @ 12h00Z:
Rainfall Map - South Africa - 14.04.12-13.jpg
Rainfall Charts courtesy of WXMaps.org http://wxmaps.org/pix/af.vv.html

Comment: No rain predicted! vhpy


WINDS MAP for South Africa dd. 10.04.2014 @ 20h30 SAST:
EarthWindMap - South Africa - 14.04.10 20h30 SAST.jpg
Winds Map courtesy of EarthWindsMap click on this link for updated Winds Map

Comment: Low wind speeds over the interior! vhpy


MAGALIESBERG WEATHER (in the Aeroden area):

Surface Wind Speed & Gusts, Cloud Cover, Precipitation, Temperature & Barometric Pressure (click on image to enlarge)
Weather - Magaliesberg Aeroden - 14.04.12-13 - WindGuru - 1.png
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Winds Aloft (2000m AGL) (click on image to enlarge) Magaliesberg Northern Ridge is depicted to vertical scale.
Weather - Magaliesberg Aeroden - 14.04.12-13 - WindGuru - 2.jpg
(Note: This is a ‘2000m AGL’ view of the winds, with the top row of wind arrows at 3000m/9842ft altitude)


Saturday Morning - 12th April: vhpy vhpy vhpy vhpy vhpy

Surface Wind: E 3-4 knots increasing to ENE 4-5 knots later in the morning.
High-Level Winds: Very light (6 knots @ 1000ft AGL)
Temperatures: 13-23C
Cloud Cover: High-level cloud only
Precipitation: No
Visibility: 10km

Comments: A great day for flying! vhpy


Sunday Morning - 13th April: vhpy vhpy vhpy vhpy vhpy

Surface Wind: ENE 3-4 knots increasing to NE 4-5 knots later in the morning.
High-Level Winds: Very light (5 knots @ 1000ft AGL)
Temperatures: 14-20C
Cloud Cover: High-level cloud only
Precipitation: No
Visibility: 10km

Comments: Another great day for flying! vhpy


For an instant weather report from Aeroden Weather Station (25°43'30.17"S 27°44'23.90"E): SMS "AD" to 38020 (Cost R10 - free SMS do not apply)

Follow Magliesberg Weather on Twitter for Live Updates & Warnings: @MagaliesWeather


CAUTIONARY: Always be on the lookout for thunderstorms building, particularly in the afternoons, if flying then.


Useful Weather Websites:
WindGuru http://www.windguru.cz
Kobus Botha Weather http://www.weatherphotos.co.za
6-Day Rainfall Forecast http://wxmaps.org/pix/af.vv.html
South African Weather http://www.weathersa.co.za
World Weather Online http://www.worldweatheronline.com/
EarthWindMaps (South Africa) http://earth.nullschool.net/#current/wi ... 31.76,1821

For instant weather reports from OTHER Weather Stations, SMS the Weather Station Code (BOLD text) to 35010 (Cost R3 - free SMS do not apply)

Rustenburg FARG
Vaal Dam VAAL
Kitty Hawk FAKT or http://www.fakt.co.za/weatherstation.html
Midrand MID
Aeropark Zynkraal AZA
Krugersdorp FAKR

Other Web-Based & Dial-in Weather Reports:

Kroon (25°39'33.50"S 27°59'58.98"E) http://www.microflyers.co.za/weather/

Aviation MET Office: +27 82 233 9600 or +27 82 233 9700 or +27 83 233 8800 (provide location/routing and flight level)


Safe Skies! (-)

John.com


WINDGURU CHART LEGEND (click to enlarge)
WindGuru Chart Legend.jpg
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ZU-BST (the Beautiful Seductive Temptress)
Magaliesberg, South Africa
Read my flying blog here . . . http://johncomley.blogspot.com/

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Re: Magaliesberg Weather Guide

Postby John.com » Sun Apr 13, 2014 10:36 pm

Here's a sneak-peak at the weekend ahead . . . . 19/20 April 2014!!

After a great weekend of flying we should see a little rain mid-week, but GUESS WHAT?

Next weekend is looking AWESOME . . . . ON BOTH DAYS!!! (^^)
Weather - Magaliesberg Aeroden - 14.04.19-20 - WindGuru.png
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Re: Magaliesberg Weather Guide

Postby John.com » Thu Apr 17, 2014 5:54 pm

Magaliesberg Weather Guide for the Easter Weekend of Friday 18 – Monday 21 Month, 2014

Report Date & Time: Thu 17/04/2014 @ 18h00 SAST

Follow Magliesberg Weather on Twitter for Live Updates & Warnings: @MagaliesWeather


Report Summary: Four GREAT days of flying! Take care out there! ENJOY! vhpy

Out-of-Five Rating: Friday Morning vhpy vhpy vhpy vhpy vhpy Saturday Morning vhpy vhpy vhpy vhpy vhpy Sunday Morning vhpy vhpy vhpy vhpy vhpy Monday Morning vhpy vhpy vhpy vhpy vhpy


Disclaimer: This weather guide is precisely that, a 'guide'! Use it, but question it, and always do your own research before flying! Remember that it remains the PIC's responsibility to conduct an independent check of the weather at the point of departure and destination as well as en route before taking off, by using official weather sites and official published weather reports!

Note: This weather guide is for Aeroden (25°43'30.17"S 27°44'23.90"E), a lodge and airstrip on the northern side of the northern Magaliesberg ridge, 6 miles west of the Hartebeespoort Dam wall - so PLEASE check the relevance to the area in which YOU plan to fly!


ALL COMMENTS/OPINIONS ARE WELCOME! The weatherman can be wrong! :oops:

For the LATEST Magaliesberg WX go online to:
WindGuru for Aeroden
World Weather Online for Aeroden
WindGuru for Brits


WEATHER RADAR for South Africa dd. 17.04.2014 @ 14h00 SAST:
Weather Satellite - South Africa - 14.04.10 16h15 SAST.jpg
"Black Cloud Mode"- Intensity of BLACK indicates intensity of rain. BLACK = High Probability of Rain. Mainly clouds with a possibility of rain are indicated. Very low clouds might be excluded.
Weather Radar courtesy of http://www.weatherphotos.co.za/

Comment: No fronts, no cloud! vhpy


SYNOPTIC CHART for South Africa dd. 17.04.2014 @ 12h00Z:
Synoptic Chart - SAWS - South Africa - 14.04.17 12h00Z.jpg
Synoptic Chart courtesy of SAWS (South African Weather Service) http://www.weathersa.co.za/
INTERPRETATION OF A SYNOPTIC CHART - SOURCE: 1ST WEATHER.COM

Comment: Low pressure system over Western Cape & Namibia. Isobars far apart = low wind speeds! vhpy


RAINFALL CHART for South Africa dd. 17.04.2014 @ 00h00Z:
Rainfall Map - South Africa - 14.04.18-21.jpg
Rainfall Charts courtesy of WXMaps.org http://wxmaps.org/pix/af.vv.html

Comment: No rain!! HOORAY! vhpy


WINDS MAP for South Africa dd. 17.04.2014 @ 17h00 SAST:
EarthWindMap - South Africa - 14.04.17 17h00 SAST.jpg
Winds Map courtesy of EarthWindsMap click on this link for updated Winds Map

Comment: Low wind speeds are evident! vhpy


MAGALIESBERG WEATHER (in the Aeroden area):

Surface Wind Speed & Gusts, Cloud Cover, Precipitation, Temperature & Barometric Pressure (click on image to enlarge)
Weather - Magaliesberg Aeroden - 14.04.18-21 - WindGuru - 1.jpg
Winds Aloft (2000m AGL) (click on image to enlarge) Magaliesberg Northern Ridge is depicted to vertical scale.
Weather - Magaliesberg Aeroden - 14.04.18-21 - WindGuru - 2.jpg
(Note: This is a ‘2000m AGL’ view of the winds, with the top row of wind arrows at 3000m/9842ft altitude)


Friday Morning - 18th April: vhpy vhpy vhpy vhpy vhpy

Surface Wind: WSW 2-4 knots increasing to W 4-6 knots later in the morning.
High-Level Winds: No
Temperatures: 12-24C
Cloud Cover: No
Precipitation: No
Visibility: 10km

Comments: A GREAT day for flying!! vhpy


Saturday Morning - 19th April: vhpy vhpy vhpy vhpy vhpy

Surface Wind: S 2-3 knots increasing to NE 3-3 knots later in the morning.
High-Level Winds: No
Temperatures: 12-25C
Cloud Cover: No
Precipitation: No
Visibility: 10km

Comments: Another GREAT day for flying!! vhpy


Sunday Morning - 20th April: vhpy vhpy vhpy vhpy vhpy

Surface Wind: E 2-3 knots increasing to NNE 4-4 knots later in the morning.
High-Level Winds: No
Temperatures: 13-24C
Cloud Cover: No
Precipitation: No
Visibility: 10km

Comments: Another GREAT day for flying!! vhpy


Monday Morning - 21st April: vhpy vhpy vhpy vhpy vhpy

Surface Wind: WSW 3-4 knots increasing to NW 4-4 knots later in the morning.
High-Level Winds: No
Temperatures: 13-24C
Cloud Cover: No
Precipitation: No
Visibility: 10km

Comments: Another GREAT day for flying!! vhpy


For an instant weather report from Aeroden Weather Station (25°43'30.17"S 27°44'23.90"E): SMS "AD" to 38020 (Cost R10 - free SMS do not apply)

Follow Magliesberg Weather on Twitter for Live Updates & Warnings: @MagaliesWeather


CAUTIONARY: There will be lots of aircraft flying this weekend! Keep a good lookout for other aircraft and make those radio calls!


Useful Weather Websites:
WindGuru http://www.windguru.cz
Kobus Botha Weather http://www.weatherphotos.co.za
6-Day Rainfall Forecast http://wxmaps.org/pix/af.vv.html
South African Weather http://www.weathersa.co.za
World Weather Online http://www.worldweatheronline.com/
EarthWindMaps (South Africa) http://earth.nullschool.net/#current/wi ... 31.76,1821

For instant weather reports from OTHER Weather Stations, SMS the Weather Station Code (BOLD text) to 35010 (Cost R3 - free SMS do not apply)

Rustenburg FARG
Vaal Dam VAAL
Kitty Hawk FAKT or http://www.fakt.co.za/weatherstation.html
Midrand MID
Aeropark Zynkraal AZA
Krugersdorp FAKR

Other Web-Based & Dial-in Weather Reports:

Kroon (25°39'33.50"S 27°59'58.98"E) http://www.microflyers.co.za/weather/

Aviation MET Office: +27 82 233 9600 or +27 82 233 9700 or +27 83 233 8800 (provide location/routing and flight level)


Safe Skies! (-)

John.com


WINDGURU CHART LEGEND (click to enlarge)
WindGuru Chart Legend.jpg
John Comley
ZU-BST (the Beautiful Seductive Temptress)
Magaliesberg, South Africa
Read my flying blog here . . . http://johncomley.blogspot.com/

"Truly superior pilots are those who use their superior judgment to avoid those situations where they might have to use their superior skills"

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