This is just a note to self about how to obtain the Metar and Taf messages from with a simple url, and not have to go through the map or form pages. I have used this with the Page Scraper widget running on Yahoo Widget Engine, but it can of course also be used to post weather data onto web sites.

How to retrieve METAR and TAF from IPPC:

Example of Metar / Taf from Gardermoen Airport, Norway:

METAR 151912Z 12008KT CAVOK 01/M03 Q1003 NOSIG
TAF (FC) 151700Z 151803 22008KT CAVOK
TAF (FT) 151700Z 160024 23008KT 9999 FEW040