The Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) Services
||Canada and Denmark
The Arctic Ocean:
Bound by: A position on the Canadian coastline at the 120°W meridian to 90°N 120°W, 90°N 035°W, 67°N 035°W.
|Satellite Ocean Regions (scheduled bulletins):
||0300, 1500 (2)
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.
National Contact Points for the WMO GMDSS Marine Broadcast System
||Mr John PARKER
Canadian METAREAS Coordinator
||Meteorological Service of Canada
45 Alderney Dr
Dartmouth (Nova Scotia) B2Y 2N6
||+1 902 426 3836
||+1 902 490 0259