Winds Aloft Forecast Notes
updated April 2010

The reporting stations can be viewed on an interactive map at
http://aviationweather.gov/products/nws/winds/

The forecast are published by http://aviationweather.gov/
which I think is a subdivision of http://www.noaa.gov/
This page was compiled from http://aviationweather.gov/products/nws/winds/info.php & instruction 10-812

Winds aloft forecast are designated by either "FD or "FB"
FD is a local convention used by NOAA and ??
FB is an international convention
Our forecast are labeled as FD, but are derived from FB forecast

So Cal Winds Aloft Reporting Coordinates
ID Station

Longitude

Latitude MSL
BIH Bishop 37 22' -118 21' 4120 ft
ONT Ontario 34 03' -117 36' 952 ft
SBA Santa Barbara 34 30' -119 46' 10 ft
WJF Lancaster 34 44' -118 13' 2347 ft