The weather products which this site links to are developed and maintained by various government and private entities; COPA provides only the links to these sites. As with all weather products, pilots must check issue and validity dates carefully when referencing this information. COPA maintains a log of all sites accessed by our members through the CPPP Weather pages to help members document the information gathered during a pre-flight briefing. However, COPA recommends that each pilot receive a full weather briefing from Flight Service prior to each flight.
The following sites are European "meta sites" with links to various weather products discussed in the European CPPP courses:
Here are some other weather resources that may be useful:
This is a link to the Gramet site. To use it, you put in the ICAO identifiers of the departure and arrival airports connected by an underline. In this example, I used EGSC_EGPK (Cambridge, Prestwick), enter the delay in hours before you plan to fly and the altitude expressed as a FL. The result looks something like this:
Here are few other interesting links:
Current lightning map
Jeppesen icing forecast
Satellite IR imagery
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