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Hobart Airport 256km Radar/Lightning

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Radar Details

Hobart Airport Windfinding and Weather Watch Radar
Tasmania
42.8330°S  147.5100°E  3m AMSL

LocationHobart Airport Radar TypeWF 100 C Band Typical Availability0000-0300; 0430-0900; 1030-1500; 1630-2100; 2230-0000

This installation is primarily a windfinding radar. The coverage in weather watch mode is poor. Surrounded by mountains and hills in most directions, it provides coverage for the immediate area surrounding Hobart Airport, about 40km along the Coal River Valley to the northwest and to the southeast over Frederick Henry Bay to the Tasman Peninsula.

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