of, giving, or containing advice
: an advisory letter from a stockbroker.
having the power or duty to advise
: an advisory council.
a report on existing or predicted conditions, often with advice
for dealing with them: an investment advisory.
an announcement or bulletin that serves to advise
and usually warn the public, as of some potential hazard: a health advisory; a travelers' advisory.
an announcement from the U.S. National Weather Service to keep the public informed about the progress of a potentially dangerous weather condition: hurricane advisory; tornado advisory.
Compare warning ( def 3 )
, watch ( def 20 )