Forecaster Performance Criterion 2.1b


Forecasting winds, wind shear, variability and gusts

Performance Criterion Description:

The forecaster must know and apply meteorological knowledge to forecast wind speed,

wind direction, wind shear, variability and gusts.  



During an assessment period the forecaster is asked to utilize available data and apply appropriate techniques to forecast winds within the area of responsibility.



The forecaster accurately forecasts

using appropriate techniques and tools including