Services

Civil Aviation

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  • Keeps meteorological watch -over the Flight Information Region for the Ghana Civil Aviation Authority
  • MSD provides information/warnings on approaching weather on 24 hourly basis.
  • Weather report to Air Traffic Control (ATC) to aircraft on half hourly basis
  • 24-hourly Aerodrome Forecast. Terminal Aerodrome Forecast (TAF) on 6-hourly basis.
  • Aerial weather summary for rescue and search operations
  • Initial meteorological training for Air Traffic Services (ATS).
  • Pilot Briefing

Commercial Airlines

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These services are proviced on the basis of a standing agreement between ICAO, WMO and IATA.

  • Flight documentation on En-Route weather for all Aircrafts before any flight
  • En-route weather conditions in flight. Eg. From Accra to London
  • En-route wind direction/speed at flight level of aircraft
  • Take-off and landing conditions
  • Warnings of any hazardous weather conditions.
  • Special Weather Report
  • Pilot briefing

Defence

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These services are provided on agreement between the Ghana Armed Forces and the GMet

  • Flight Documentation Forecast

  • Take-off/landing conditions

  • Briefing of trainee pilots and pilots

  • Half-hourly weather reports to Air Traffic Control (ATC)

  • Aerial Forecast

  • Aerodrome forecast

  • Weather warnings

  • Meteorological training for pilot

General Services

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General

  • Daily Weather Forecast:
    We provide information on daily weather situation. This is either through the print or electronic media

  • Individual Request:
    Weather information for specific functions for outdoor events. You may fax, phone or write to us stating date, time and location.

  • Public/Private Sector Institutions or Companies:

We provide information to agencies/institutions/organizations/and social services facilities providers (NGOs) etc.

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

We provide information on the following:

  • Rainfall

  • Evaporation

  • Humidity

  • Sunshine duration

  • Wind speed/direction

  • Temperature

  • Cloud Cover

  • Solar radiation

 

TYPES OF INFORMATION

  • GMA provides services on individual basis to farmers, research institutions and other private and public agencies. Charges are levied depending on information sought and if required for profit making venture.

  • The GMA gives early warning forecasts of changing weather conditions eg. Imminent storm, wind (hurricanes)

  • Provide Agro-meteorological Bulletin and other meteorological publications.

  • The GMA provides advisory services to the general public environmental issues eg. Bush fires, the ozone layer etc.

  • Consultancy Services

  • We are committed to ensuring timely and efficient delivery of services as per our given time frames. Should there be delays or any complaints, contact the Client Services Unit.

  • We offer meteorological information /data for sale

 

Maritime

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Ghana Meteorological Agency offer services for Port Operations on the basis of an agreement between GMet, WMO, and the GAF.

  • Six hourly maritime weather forecasts to Coast Radio Station on weather warnings, sea surface temperatures and etc.
  • Maritime weather to the GHAPOHA and the Ghana Navy

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