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GRAFOR - Graphical Aviation Forecast
A GRAFOR is an area forecast in a graphical layout which replaces the textual ARFOR (Area Forecast), and aims to deliver information about flight conditions at low levels, SFC - FL100 (10,000ft), mainly intended for planning and VFR flying in New Zealand.
GRAFOR's are issued twice daily as a set of 3, covering a total period of 18 hours.
Issue 1 will be made available at
- 1100 UTC (2300 NZST) and
show forecasts for
- 1800 (0600),
- 0000 (1200), and
- 0600 UTC (1800 NZST) validity times.