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METAREA XVIII

 

Issuing Service:
Canada
Preparation Service: Canada and Denmark
Coverage: The Arctic Ocean bounded by a position on the Canadian coastline at the 120°W meridian to 90°N 120°W, 90°N and 35°W, 67°N 35°W
Satellite Ocean Regions (scheduled bulletins): AOR-W (1) Broadcast (UTC): 0300, 1500 (1)
(1) Forecasts for sections of METAREA XVIII north of 75°N (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 XVIII - Weather Forecast Areas for northern and Arctic waters
Greenland - Weather Forecast Areas

 

NAVTEX Stations

COUNTRY STATION NAME POSITION SLOT
CANADA Iqaluit NU (CCG) 63°44'N 68°33'W [S] [T]
GREENLAND (KALAALLIT NUNAAT) Kook Island (Nuuk) 64°04'N 52°01'W [W]

 

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,
Dartmounth 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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