FOREFLIGHT MOBILE

WEATHER

ForeFlight Mobile features a full range of aviation weather products for comprehensive preflight planning. With avionics connectivity solutions, receive in-flight NEXRAD, METARs, TAFs, PIREPs, and more via the FAA’s NextGen ADS-B network or SiriusXM's satellite weather service.

New  ForeFlight’s Radar (Composite) layer now includes coverage for Europe, Australia, and Japan

FLIGHT CATEGORIES

Color coded flight categories based on current weather conditions across the world.

SATELLITE

Global animated high resolution infrared satellite imagery.

NEXRAD RADAR

Animated, high resolution NEXRAD composite radar, complete with lightning strike, rotation detection, and storm tracks.

Graphical AIR/SIGMETs & Center Weather Advisories

Forget raw text. ForeFlight plots out and color codes global AIRMETs and SIGMETs directly on the map. Center Weather Advisories are also shown on this interactive weather layer. A helpful filter allows you to toggle on and off each type of advisory when you need to declutter. For specific details, tap on an AIR/SIGMET or CWA to get the full textual report.

VISIBILITY

Color coded visibility values, plotted right on the map, derived from latest station reports.

DEWPOINT SPREAD

Quickly see global dewpoint spread information, color coded based on the likelihood of adverse conditions.

TEMPERATURE

Color coded temperatures, plotted right on the map, based on current conditions.

Global Winds Aloft

With ForeFlight’s Global Winds Engine, view winds aloft forecasts for any point on the planet up to 54,000 ft.

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SKY COVERAGE

Global sky coverage information, plotted directly on the map where the report was recorded.

CLOUD CEILINGS

Quickly see global cloud ceiling information, plotted directly on the map where the report was recorded, and color coded based on flight rule (VFR, Marginal VFR, IFR, Low IFR).

SURFACE WINDS

Global surface wind reports are viewable on the map view.

In-Flight Weather

With Stratus, harness the full power of the FAA’s nationwide ADS-B network to receive NEXRAD radar, METARs, TAFs, PIREPs, AIR/SIGMETs, and Winds Aloft in flight.

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PILOT REPORTS

Forget text reports. PIREPs are pulled in from Lockheed Martin Flight Service and plotted directly on the map where the report was made, with appropriate iconography based on type. Tapping on a PIREP displays the full report.

IMAGERY

Choose from hundreds of different weather charts from NOAA (US), NAV CANADA (Canada), and Servicio Meterologico Nacional (Mexico). Quickly navigate Imagery by geographic region and chart type. View products in a grid view or swipe between charts in a group.

Filing & Preflight Briefing

Your flight plan can be filed right from the ForeFlight Mobile app. In the Flights view, tap on the Brief button for a graphical, interactive, translated preflight briefing. The briefing is delivered directly to the app on your iPad and iPhone. After you file your flight plan, a copy of your briefing is sent to your email.

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Aviation Weather Tips

ForeFlight's Weather Scientist, Scott Dennstaedt, provides tips on using weather guidance in your day-to-day preflight planning.

Long-Range Flight Planning

Scott helps you minimize exposure to adverse weather by making decisions based on medium-to long-range forecasts.