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METAREA XVII

 

Issuing Service:

Canada

Preparation Service: Canada*
Coverage: The Arctic Ocean bounded by 67°N and 168°58’W to 90°N 168°58’W, 90°N 120°W, southward to the Canadian coastline along the 120°W meridian
Satellite Ocean Regions (scheduled bulletins): POR** Broadcast (UTC): 0300, 1500**
* The USA issues marine forecasts for its jurisdictional coastal and offshore waters north of Alaska.
** Forecasts for sections of METAREA XVII north of 75°N and east of 141°W (Sea Area A4) are broadcast by Canadian Coast Guard radio from Iqaluit NU via High Frequency Narrow Band Direct Printing (HF NBDP), on a frequency of 8416.5 kHz. Broadcast times are 0330 and 1530 UTC during the operational season.

 

MAPS AVAILABLE
Metarea XVII - Weather Forecast Areas for northern Arctic waters
Northern Alaska (USA) - Weather Forecast Areas

 

NAVTEX Stations

COUNTRY STATION NAME POSITION SLOT
ALASKA (US) Kodiak 57°46'N 152°34'W [X]

 

CONTACT INFORMATION

National Contact Points for the WMO GMDSS Marine Broadcast System

Contact: Mr John PARKER
Address: Manager, Prediction and Training Section-Atlantic
Meteorological Service of Canada
Environment Canada
16th Floor, Queen Square, 45 Alderney Drive, Dartmouth
NS B2Y 2N6
Canada
Email: john.k.parker@ec.gc.ca
Telephone: +1 902 426 3836
Fax: +1 902 490 0259

 

Port Meteorological Offices and Weather Routeing Services

Canada

 

 

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