Section 4. Terminal Aerodrome Forecast (TAF)

  1. GENERAL

NWS forecast offices prepare and forward 24- or 30-hour TAFs for selected U.S. terminals to the WMSCR for distribution. Similar forecasts for the U.S. Military, Canada, and Mexico are sent to WMSCR from the NCEP and Air Force Weather Agency (AFWA) for distribution.

  1. TERMINAL AERODROME FORECAST SCHEDULES

TAFs are prepared four times a day and are issued at 2340, 0540, 1140, and 1740 UTC.