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Meteorological Watch Office
Abbreviation MWO  +
Definition A meteorological office designated to: —
A meteorological office designated to: — maintain watch over meteorological conditions affecting flight operations within its area of responsibility (a [[Flight Information Region]] (FIR) or a control area or combinations thereof); — prepare [[SIGMET]] and other information related to its area of responsibility; — supply SIGMET information and, as required, other meteorological information to associated [[air traffic services unit]]s (i.e. ACC or FIC); — disseminate SIGMET information; — supply information received on pre-eruption volcanic activity, a volcanic eruption and volcanic ash cloud for which a SIGMET has not already been issued, to its associated ACC/FIC, as agreed between the meteorological and ATS authorities concerned, and to its associated [[Volcanic Ash Advisory Centre]] (VAAC) as determined by regional air navigation agreement; and — supply information received concerning the accidental release of radioactive materials into the atmosphere, in the area for which it maintains watch or adjacent areas, to its associated ACC/FIC, as agreed between the meteorological and ATS authorities concerned, and to aeronautical information service units, as agreed between the meteorological and appropriate civil aviation authorities concerned.
iate civil aviation authorities concerned.  +
Defsource ICAO, Doc. 9377 Manual on Coordination between Air Traffic Services, Aeronautical Information Services and Aeronautical Meteorological Services (2008)  +
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Categories Meteorology
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