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News Updates - 2017
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WMO No.9, Volume C1 - Catalogue of Meteorological Bulletins
Data designator CCCC for use in the abbreviated headings of meteorological messages
Effective immediately replace the location name for VBRR Yangon to Nay Pyi Taw as follows:

Location indicator (CCCC): VBRR
Location Name: Nay Pyi Taw
Country Name: Myanmar
Published: 28 June 2017
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Manual on Codes (WMO-No. 306)
Adoption of amendments to the Manual on Codes (WMO No. 306) between CBS sessions
In accordance with the Procedures for Maintaining Manuals and Guides (Res. 21 (Cg-17)), and as approved by the president of CBS, the WMO letter No. 02952/2017/OBS/WIS/DRMM/DRC (En, Fr, Ru, Sp, Ar) dated 24 February 2017, including draft amendments to the Manual on Codes, was ​circulated to all WMO Members for comments.

The Secretariat has received no disagreements on the draft in the letter. The amendments are therefore approved in accordance with the Procedures.

The president of CBS has agreed to notify all WMO Members and EC members of the adoption through the WWW Operational Newsletter in accordance with the Procedures.

The implementation date of amendments is 8 November 2017.
Published: 4 May 2017
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Manual on Codes (WMO-No. 306)
Adoption of amendments by the fast-track procedure
In accordance with the Procedures for Amending WMO Manuals and Guides (Res. 21 (Cg-17)), the Secretariat sent on 26 January 2017 the amendments to the Manual on Codes (WMO-No. 306) to the focal points for codes and data presentation matters for comments.

No objections were received from the focal points to the amendments.

The President of WMO has adopted the amendments on behalf of the Executive Council in accordance with the Procedures.

The date of implementation is 3 May 2017.  The amendments are available at:
   http://www.wmo.int/pages/prog/www/WMOCodes/WMO306_vI2/VolumeI.2.html
Published: 28 April 2017
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Volume D - Information for Shipping
Chapter 1 - SafetyNet Services - GMDSS
Published: 12 April 2017
 
Chapter 4 - Part B - Focal Point Contact Information for Port Meteorological Offices

Amendments (in country alphabetical order):

Region/Metarea Country Date of Change Chapter
METAREA X Australia 16 March 2017 Ch 4/PtB
METAREA V Brazil 16 March 2017 Ch 4/PtB
METAREA IV, XVII, XVIII Canada 16 March 2017 Ch 4/PtB
METAREA XV Chile 16 March 2017 Ch 4/PtB
METAREA XVI Ecuador 16 March 2017 Ch 4/PtB
METAREA I EUMETNET 16 March 2017 Ch 4/PtB
METAREA II, IV France 16 March 2017 Ch 4/PtB
METAREA I Germany 16 March 2017 Ch 4/PtB
METAREA III Greece 16 March 2017 Ch 4/PtB
METAREA XI Hong Kong, China 16 March 2017 Ch 4/PtB
METAREA I Ireland 16 March 2017 Ch 4/PtB
METAREA III Israel 16 March 2017 Ch 4/PtB
METAREA XI Japan 16 March 2017 Ch 4/PtB
METAREA VIIIN Kenya 16 March 2017 Ch 4/PtB
METAREA XI Malaysia 16 March 2017 Ch 4/PtB
METAREA XIV New Zealand 16 March 2017 Ch 4/PtB
METAREA XVI Peru 16 March 2017 Ch 4/PtB
METAREA XI Singapore 16 March 2017 Ch 4/PtB
METAREA VII South Africa 16 March 2017 Ch 4/PtB
METAREA I Sweden 16 March 2017 Ch 4/PtB
METAREA XI Thailand 16 March 2017 Ch 4/PtB
METAREA I United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 16 March 2017 Ch 4/PtB
METAREA IV,XII, XVII United States of America 28 March 2017 Ch 4/PtB

==>> For additional information
Published: 12 April 2017
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Manual on Codes (WMO-No. 306), Volume II - Regional Codes and National Coding Practices
Notification from the Netherlands
Amendments to the section D, National coding procedures with regard to international code forms; FM15 METAR/FM16 SPECI and FM51 TAF.rev
Published: 26 January 2017 (28 February 2017 revision)
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