Trade uncertainty for expert assurance

Precision forecasting and weather intelligence to keep you ahead of the curve

Are your energy trading and risk predictions reaping the benefits of industry-leading forecast accuracy?

Weatherzone Business supplies precise weather intelligence to over 75% of the National Energy Market (NEM); and is the trusted provider for the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO).

Weatherzone’s next-generation nowcasting and forecasting system, OpticastTM, is independently proven to outperform other industry models, allowing energy traders to respond rapidly to changing conditions. From 14 day forecasting to seasonal outlooks, you have access to complete and powerful weather intelligence giving you the confidence to make the best call.

Meeting the needs of the changing market, Weatherzone utilises high-resolution modelling and local knowledge to provide 5-min granularity observations and forecasts, optimising your market bidding and maximising your profits. These, coupled with briefings from our energy meteorologists, give you full awareness of the associated risk.

Benefit from specialised indices such as apparent temperature, Cooling/Heating Degree Days (CDD/HDD) and Effective Degree Days (EDD) to help accurately predict demand. You can get a clear picture of forecast conditions across the market and quickly assess heat/heatwave potential from 14 days out to 12 months

No matter where your energy trading focus lies, we have the power generation and weather insights to inform your critical decisions, keeping you ahead of the curve.

Customise your weather data

Your power generation and weather data is customisable and delivered via an easy to visualize dashboard. You will have access to comprehensive data including wind and solar generation, nowcasting and 4-week extreme weather outlook, and seasonal forecasts. This is supported by meteorologist commentary and error bounds, so you can understand the risk.

We are there for you: rain, hail or shine.

Industry Leading Accuracy

OpticastTM provides high precision, rapid-update nowcasting and forecasting data helping you to ensure predictions for the supply to market are correct.

Customised Meteorological Support

You can speak to our energy meteorologists from 5am to 8:30pm AEST, 365 days a year, so you can access comprehensive weather data and risk analysis when you need it the most.

Renewable Energy Forecasting

Weatherzone is able to provide farm level or state total wind generation forecasts, as well as solar generation forecasts for utility scale solar and rooftop PV, providing the full picture.

We don’t do status quo

We thrive on challenge, next-generation science and customised service and are dedicated to helping you stay ahead of the game.

Weatherzone’s Opticast Renewable Wind (RW) wind generation forecasts produce data for individual wind farms, state level and the NEM at daily and hourly resolution. The wind farm database is regularly updated and corrected based on the latest generation detail. Gain visibility of what is occurring at individual farm and state level, and across the NEM as a whole.

Industry-leading solar information is provided in partnership with Solcast. Utilising high-resolution satellite data, NWP model inputs and PV system metadata from >850k systems Australia wide, you will have a clear picture of solar generation and provision to the NEM.

We work to bring you complete situational awareness so you can mitigate risk and maximise your profits.

The brightest minds to help light the way.

Latest news

Satisfy your weather obsession with these news headlines from around the nation, and the world.

Winter chill sets in

It’s a chilly one this Friday across the most heavily populated corner of the country, as a thick layer of cloud prevents the sun’s warmth from bumping up temperatures. Take a look at the chart below at midday on Friday, June 14. The first feature of interest is the widespread cloud covering almost all of […]

Massive swell arriving this weekend

A Tasman Low pressure system will whip up large and powerful swell for several days from Saturday, with the potential to impact port operations along the eastern seaboard.   The images below show that a stubborn high-pressure system will cradle the low and keep it over the Tasman Sea between Saturday and Wednesday.    Images (top […]

More rain for WA

Another northwest cloud band has brought significant rain to parts of the southwest during the last 24 hours, with more to come.  The largest totals southwest WA has seen in the 24 hours leading up to 9am on Wednesday, June 12 were;  Maxon Farm recorded 31mm   Lancelin (defence) saw 19.2mm fall  14.8mm fell at […]

Hydropower season has begun

Snow has fallen across the high country of Tasmania, Victoria, New South Wales and the ACT, with the hydropower season officially beginning. Snowfalls totals were in the light to moderate range depending on the location in the mountains. Perisher ski resort in NSW is calling 25 cm on the ground, with most other resorts reporting […]