Metview's documentation is now on readthedocs!

This is the visual definition used for plotting conventional observations (i.e. SYNOP, SHIP,  BUOY, TEMP) from BUFR data onto a map.

From Macro/Python this icon can be called as mobs().

Gallery Examples using the Observation Filter icon

The Observation Plotting Editor

All of the parameters in this editor come directly from Magics, and are documented on the observation plotting reference page.


  1. Hi,
    is it possible to have a python example of Observation Plotting with magic ?????

  2. Hello,

    I am only aware of some Metview Python examples. E.g.

    If you want to use Magics directly I suggest you post your question on the new ECMWF support portal:

  3. Hi,

    for metview I already knew. I wanted a python code for Magic regarding Observation Plotting