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METAREA I

Issuing Service:
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Preparation Service: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Coverage: The North Atlantic Ocean east of 35°W, from 48°27’N to 75°N, including the North Sea and Baltic Sea sub-area
Satellite Ocean Regions (scheduled bulletins): AOR (E) Broadcast (UTC): 0930, 2130

 

Denmark - Areas for Ice Reports and Codes

Fairway Sections and aras for ice reports (AA-HH):

AA 1 Sea area N of Hammeren   EE 1 Sea area W of Sjaellands Rev, Route T
AA 2 Fairway to Rønne EE 2 Sea area W of Hesselø, Route T
AA 3 Sea area between Rønne and Falsterbo EE 3 Sea area E of Anholt, Route T
AA 4 Sea area off Falsterbo EE 4 Sea area W of Fladen lighthouse, Route T
AA 5 Fairway through Drogden EE 5 Sea area NW of Kummelbanke, Route T
AA 6 Fairway to København EE 6 Sea area N of Skagen, Route T
           
BB 1 Sea area W of Ven FF 1 Southern entrance to Lillebaelt, Skjoldnaes
BB 2 Sea area E of Ven FF 2 Sea area off Helnaes
BB 3 Sea area off Helsingør FF 3 Fairway to Åbenrå - Enstedvaerket
BB 4 Sea area off Nakkehaved FF 4 Sea area off Assens
BB 5 Sea area S of Hesselø FF 5 Kolding Yderfjord to the Bridges
BB 6 Fairway to Isefjorden - Kyndby Vaerket FF 6 Fairway to Esbjerg
           
CC 1 Sea area off Møn lighthouse, Route T GG 1 Fairway at Fredericia to the Bridges
CC 2 Sea area S of Gedser, Route T GG 2 Sea area N of Aebelø
CC 3 Sea area S of Rødby harbour, Route T GG 3 Fairway to Odense
CC 4 Sea area SE of Keldsnor, Route T GG 4 Sea area at Vesborg lighthouse
CC 5 Sea area off Sprodbjerg, Route T GG 5 Sea area S of Sletterhage
CC 6 Sea area W of Omø, Route T GG 6 Fairway to Århus
           
DD 1 Agersøsund - Stigsmaes HH 1 Sea area off Fornaes
DD 2 Storebaelt channel, western part HH 2 Fairway to Randers
DD 3 Storebaelt, eastern part, Route T HH 3 Entrance at Hals Barre
DD 4 Sea area E of Romsø, Route T HH 4 Fairway to Aalborg
DD 5 Fairway to Kalundborg - oil harbour HH 5 Sea area NW of Laesø
DD 6 Sea area W of Røsnaes, Route T HH 6 Sea area off Hirsholmene

 

Issuing Service: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Preparation Service: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Coverage:
The North Atlantic Ocean east of 35°W, from 48°27'N to 75°N including the North Sea and Baltic Sea sub-area
Satellite Ocean Regions (scheduled bulletins): AOR (E) Broadcast (UTC): 0930, 2130

Marine Weather Services Sea Area

MAPS AVAILABLE
UK METAREA I - High Seas
UK METAREA I - High Seas Germany Forecast Areas Ireland Marine Weather Services Sea area
UK Shipping Forecast Areas Greenland Forecast Areas Norway Forecast Areas
France - Covering METAREAS I, II & III Iceland Forecast Areas Netherlands Forecast Areas
France - Areas of responsibility of CROSS stations   Netherlands Ice Reports
BALTIC SEA SUB-AREA:
Denmark Ice Reports Norway Ice Reports Sweden Forecast Areas
Estonia Ice Reports Poland Ice Reports  
Germany Forecast Areas Poland Forecast Areas  

NAVTEX Stations

COUNTRY STATION NAME POSITION SLOT
BELGIUM Oostende 51°11'N 02°48'E [M][T]
ESTONIA Tallinn 59°28'N 24°21'E [U]
ICELAND Reykjavík 64°05'N 21°51'W [R]
IRELAND Malin Head (COAST GUARD MRSC) 55°22'N 07°21'W [Q]
Valentia 51°27'N 09°49'W [W]
NETHERLANDS Den Helder 52°27'N 04°35'E [P]
NORWAY Bodø 67°16'N 14°23'E [B]
Ørlandet 63°40'N 09°33'E [N]
Rogaland 58°54'N 05°38'E [L]
Svalbard 78°02'N 13°40'E [A]
Vardø 70°22'N 31°06'E [V]
RUSSIAN FEDERATION (EUROPE) Murmansk 68°46'N 32°58'E [C]
SWEDEN Bjuröklubb 64°28'N 21°36'E [H]
Gislovshammer 55°29'N 14°19'E [J]
Grimeton 57°06'N 12°23'E [I]
UNITED KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN AND NORTHERN IRELAND Cullercoats 55°04'N 01°28'W [G][U]
Niton 50°35'N 01°15'W [E][I]
Niton (France) 50°35'N 01°15'W [K][T]
Portpatrick 54°51'N 05°07'W [C][O]

Radio-Facsimile Broadcasts

COUNTRY STATION NAME CALL SIGN
POSITION
DENMARK Skamlebaek (KØBENHAVN) OXT 55°48'N 011°25'E
GERMANY Offenbach (Main)-Hamburg/Pinneberg (broadcast for shipping) DDH/DDK
RUSSIAN FEDERATION (EUROPE) Murmansk UDK
RUSSIAN FEDERATION (IN ASIA) Pevek

UNITED KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN AND NORTHERN IRELAND Northwood

CONTACT INFORMATION
National Contact Points for the WMO GMDSS Marine Broadcast System

Contact: Mr Nick Ashton
Address: Met Office
127 Clerkenwell Road
LONDON EC1R 5LP
United Kingdom
Email: nick.ashton@metoffice.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1392 885402
Fax: +44-20 720 7479

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