Tropical cyclone advisory centre

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Term tropical cyclone advisory centre
Status


Mandatory for


Contexts

EAEA

Categories
Synonyms


Related entries

Meteorological Watch Office

World Area Forecast Centre

Broader term

tropical cyclone

Narrower term


Abbreviation

TCAC

Definition

A meteorological centre designated by regional air navigation agreement to provide advisory information to meteorological watch offices, world area forecast centres and international OPMET data banks regarding the position, forecast direction and speed of movement, central pressure and maximum surface wind of tropical cyclones.

Definition Source

ICAO, Official definition, Annex 3: Meteorological Service for International Air Navigation (2010)

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