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METAREA X

 

Issuing Service:
Australia
Preparation Service: POR - Australia, Fiji, New Zealand
IOR - Australia, Mauritius/Reunion

Coverage: The South Indian Ocean and Southern Oceans east of 80°E and south of 30°S, to 95°E, to 12°S, to 127°E and thence to the Timor Sea, South Pacific and Southern Oceans south of 10°S to 141°E, to the Equator, to 170°E, to 29°S, thence south-westward to 45°S at 160°E and then to the meridian at 160°E
Satellite Ocean Regions (scheduled bulletins): IOR Broadcast (UTC): 0430(6) (WA coast), 1030, 1630(6)(WA coast), 2330
POR 0510(4)(Bass Strait), 0815(5)(NT coast), 1100, 1700(4)(Bass Strait), 2015(5)(NT coast), 2300
(4)
Localtime. The Bass Strait bulletins are Coastal Warnings and Forecasts transmitted only to SafetyNET Coastal Area D in Navarea X.
(5)
Northern Territory bulletins are Coastal Warnings and Forecasts transmitted only to SafetyNET Coastal Areas G and H in Navarea X.
(6)
Local time. Western Australia bulletins are Coastal Warnings and Forecasts transmitted only to SafetyNET Coastal Areas F and G in Navarea X.

 

MAPS AVAILABLE
METAREA X - Forecast Areas
Australia - Coastal Water Zones
Australia - Ocean Wind Warning Areas
Australia - High Seas Forecast Areas
Australia - Tropical Cyclone Warning Areas (TCWA)

 

Radio-Facsimile Broadcasts

COUNTRY STATION NAME CALL SIGN POSITION
AUSTRALIA Charleville (Queensland) / Wiluna (Western Australia) VMC/VMW

 

CONTACT INFORMATION

National Contact Points for the WMO GMDSS Marine Broadcast System

Contact: Mr Neal Moodie
National Manager
Address: Marine Weather Services
Australian Bureau of Meteorology
700 Collins Street
Docklands
GPO Box 1289
Melbourne
VIC 3001
Australia
Email: N.Moodie@bom.gov.au
Telephone: +61 3 9669 4768
Fax: --

 

Port Meteorological Offices and Weather Routeing Services

Australia France (French Polynesia) Samoa

 

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