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  • 08 May 2022 – Services derived from geomagnetic data may have limited availability during the period 01:00-03:00 UTC 2022-05-09 due to maintenance work.
  • 31 Mar 2022 – The Space Weather Services Website and API maintenance has been completed successfully. Access to the Space Weather Services FTP site is now available from ftp-out.sws.bom.gov.au. Access via direct IP address, is no longer possible.
  • 22 Mar 2022 – The Space Weather Services Website and API will undergo maintenance during the following maintenance window.
    Maintenance window: 30 March 14:00 AEDT – 31 March 2022 14:00 AEDT
    Important information:
    Users should not experience any outage, however a service interruption of up to 30 minutes may be possible during this time.
    Following this maintenance access to the Space Weather Services FTP service will be from ftp-out.sws.bom.gov.au. Access via direct IP address will no longer be possible.
  • 07 Feb 2022 – Possible interruptions to the geomagnetic data flow 0030-0130 UTC 9 Feb 2022 due to system maintenance.
  • 06 Feb 2022 – Intermittent network outages expected between 8AM-5PM AEDT 9th Feb 2022 due to upgrades.
  • 26 Nov 2021 – GA’s geomagnetic observatory network interruption expected for 2 hours commencing Friday 2021-11-26T19:30 UTC
  • 05 Nov 2021 – Planned SWS internal maintenance works 10 Nov 2021. Possible interruption of some data flows to this site 1130-1230 AEDT
  • 08 Sep 2021 – The Advanced Stand Alone Prediction System (ASAPS) version 7.1 has been released. Some of the features found in earlier versions of ASAPS have been restored. ASAPS 7.1 is available for download from the Software Downloads page. Please report any issues to sws_asaps@bom.gov.au. More
  • 01 Sep 2021 – Services derived from geomagnetic data may have limited availability during the period Friday 2021-09-03T02:00 UTC to Sunday 2021-09-05T21:00 UTC.
  • 27 May 2021 – New brochures on the potential impacts of space weather. These brochures give an overview of the potential impacts of space weather on Defence, Aviation, Energy and Resources, Space industry and the Australian community, and the mitigation measures that can be deployed. More
  • 29 Apr 2021 – Services derived from geomagnetic data may have limited availability during two periods: 2021-04-30T07:00Z to 2021-05-01T07:00Z (UTC) and 2021-05-02T00:00Z to 2021-05-02T08:00Z (UTC).
  • 28 Apr 2021 – Website maintenance activities are currently scheduled to occur between 1400 AEST 5/5/2021 and 1400 AEST 6/5/2021. It is not expected that this work will result in an interruption of service, but, if technical issues arise, there is the possibility of an outage of up to 30 minutes duration. This work may be postponed if there is significant solar activity near the date of implementation.
  • 20 Apr 2021 – Just released: a new video providing an explanation of space weather, and its impacts on vulnerable technologies. More
  • 08 Apr 2021 – The Bureau is forecasting a tropical low to move past Learmonth on Saturday, the Learmonth Solar Observatory will perform very limited solar patrol during the period April 9 0600UT to April 11 0400UT
  • 10 Mar 2021 – The Ground Wave Prediction System 5 has been released. It is available for download from the Software Downloads page. Please report any issues to sws_gwps@bom.gov.au. More
  • 15 Nov 2020 – Maintenance works scheduled 18 November 0030-0130 UTC to SWS core processing systems. Near real time updates to this site may be briefly interrupted.
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