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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

 


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

 

Port Meteorological Offices and Weather Routeing Services

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Finland Iceland Poland Switzerland
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Germany Netherlands    

 

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