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  • 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.
  • 03 Nov 2020 – The Ground Wave Prediction System 5 is in beta release. It is available for download from the Software Downloads page. Please install, test and report any issues to sws_gwps@bom.gov.au. More
  • 18 Aug 2020 – Maintenance works scheduled 26 August 0030-0130 UTC to SWS core processing systems. Near real time updates to this site may be briefly interrupted.
  • 24 Jul 2020 – Services derived from geomagnetic data may have limited availability during the period 2020-07-24T23:00/2020-07-25T05 UTC
  • 05 Jan 2020 – All of the four AAD Magnetic Pulsation stations have been ceased since 02/01/2020. They are Casey (UoN/AAD), Davis (UoN/AAD), Macquarie Island (UoN/AAD) and Mawson (UoN/AAD). More
  • 07 Nov 2019 – Bureau of Meteorology Aviation Space Weather Advisories: http://www.bom.gov.au/aviation/space-weather-advisories/ More
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