Ottawa Macdonald-Cartier International Airport

CYOW · Ontario, Canada

Wind direction of Wind direction 190° Ottawa Macdonald-Cartier International Airport 4/22
Wind: 10 kt, 3 beaufort

9 kt

5 kt
0 ft 1,000 2,000 3,000 4,000 5,000
METAR CWGH 041600Z AUTO 19010KT M22/M30 RMK AO1 SLP362 T12201298 58011

METAR Ottawa Macdonald-Cartier International Airport - CYOW/YOW

Ottawa Macdonald-Cartier International Airport is a large airport in Ontario, Canada. The airport has 3 runways: 4/22, 7/25 and 14/32. The ICAO designator of this field is CYOW and it's IATA code is YOW.

This report was made for February 4, 2023 11:00, local time on Grenadier Island.

Airport observations

The wind is from direction 190° with a speed of 10 kt.

The temperature is -22 °C, with a wind chill of -36 °C. The dew point is -30 °C, the relative humidity is 48%.

Daylight period

Today the sun rises at 07:19 and sets at 17:13. This applies to Ottawa Macdonald-Cartier International Airport, the universal daylight period may be different. The difference between the local time and UTC is -5 hour. Currently, there is no daylight saving time in effect.


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Id Heading Crosswind Headwind Crosswind %
4/22 039°-219° 5 kt 9 kt 48 %
7/25 071°-251° 9 kt 5 kt 87 %
14/32 126°-306° 9 kt 4 kt 90 %

The direction with the greatest headwind component is highlighted and used for crosswind calculation. This does not necessarily mean this direction is in use.

Temperature & Weather

Temperature -22.0 °C
Dewpoint -29.8 °C
Rel. humidity 48%
Wind chill -36 °C
Kp-index 1 (0-9)


AO1Automatic weather station that cannot determine the type of precipitation
SLP362Sea level pressure is 30.60 inHg (30.60 inHg)
T12201298Temperature is -22.0 °C (-7.6 °F), dew point is -29.8 °C (-21.6 °F)

Daylight period

17:16 (5:46h)


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