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METAREA III

COUNTRY: BULGARIA
Station Name Position SLOT Transmission Times Content
490 kHz 518 kHz
Varna 43°4'N 27°46'E
[J] 0530, 1730 Storm warnings, weather summary, 12 hour forecast for coastal waters of Bulgaria and central western region of Black Sea, Area 2. In Bulgarian and English.

[J] 0130, 0530, 0930, 1330, 1730, 2130 Navigational warnings: Warnings for central part of western region of Black Sea, Area J (Juliett). In Bulgarian and English.

 

COUNTRY: CROATIA
Station Name Position SLOT Transmission Times Content
490 kHz 518 kHz
Split (Hvar I.) 43°30'N 16°29'E
[Q] 0240, 0640, 1040, 1440, 1840, 2240 Gale warnings, synopsis and 24 hour forecast for Adriatic Sea and Strait of Otranto. In English. Navigational warnings: For coastal waters of Croatia. In English.

 

COUNTRY: CYPRUS
Station Name Position SLOT Transmission Times Content
490 kHz 518 kHz
Cyprus 35°03'N 33°17'E
[M] 0200, 0600, 1000, 1400, 1800, 2200 Gale warnings and forecast for Eastern Mediterranean. In English. Navigational warnings: For Eastern Mediterranean. In English.

 

COUNTRY: EGYPT
Station Name Position SLOT Transmission Times Content
490 kHz 518 kHz
El Iskandariya (Alexandria) 31°11'N 29°52'E
[N] 0210, 0610, 1010, 1410, 1810, 2210 In English.

[N] 1010, 2210 Storm warnings and 12 hour forecasts for areas A, B, C and D. In English.

 

COUNTRY: FRANCE
Station Name Position SLOT Transmission Times Content
490 kHz 518 kHz
La Garde (CROSS) (MRCC) 43°06'N 05°59'E
[W] 1140, 2340 Repetition: Gale/storm warnings. General situation and development. Forecast by zones (a) to (j), valid for the following 24 hours. Further weather outlook. In English.

[W] On receipt when frequency is not in use & at the following watch hours (0340, 0740, 1140, 1540, 1940, 2340) Special high winds bulletins (Bulletins Météorologique Spéciaux - BMS): Gales/Storm warnings for areas (a)- (j). In English.
[S]
1100, 2300 Repetition: Gale/storm warnings. General situation and development. Forecast by zones (a) to (j), valid for the following 24 hours. Further weather outlook. In French.
[S]
On receipt when frequency is not in use & at the following watch hours (03, 07, 11, 15, 19, 23 UTC) Special high winds bulletins (Bulletins Météorologique Spéciaux - BMS): Gales/Storm warnings for areas (a)- (j). In French.

 

COUNTRY: GREECE
Station Name Position SLOT Transmission Times Content
490 kHz 518 kHz
Irakleio (Kriti) 35°20'N 25°07'E [Q]
  0510, 0910, 1710, 2110 24 hour forecast and 12 hour outlook. In English.
Kerkyra 39°45'N 19°52'E [P]

  1030, 1830 Warnings, Synopsis, 24 hour forecast and 12 hour outlook in Greeklish (latin letters)
Limnos 39°52'N 25°04'E [R]

  1050, 1850 Warnings, synopsis, 24 hour forecast and 12 hour outlook in Greeklish (latin letters)

 

COUNTRY: ISRAEL
Station Name Position SLOT Transmission Times Content
490 kHz 518 kHz
Hefa (Haifa) 32°49'N 35°00'E
[P]
0020, 0420, 0820, 1220, 1620, 2020 Gale warnings, synopsis, 12 hour forecast and outlook for a further 12 hours for Areas Delta, Taurus and Crusade. In English. Navigational warnings: Urgent navigational warnings. In English.

 

COUNTRY: ITALY
Station Name Position SLOT Transmission Times Content
490 kHz 518 kHz
Augusta 37°14'N 15°14'E
[V] 0730, 1930 Weather forecasts. In English.

[V] 0330, 0730, 1130, 1530, 1930, 2330 Storm warnings. In English.
Cagliari 39°14'N 09°14'E
[T] 0330, 0710, 1110, 1510, 1910, 2310 Storm warnings. In English.

[T] 0710, 1910 Weather forecasts. In English.
Roma 41°48'N 12°31'E
[R] 0650, 1850 Weather forecasts. In English.

[R] 0250, 0650, 1050, 1450, 1850, 2250 Storm warnings. In English.
Trieste 45°41'N 13°46'E
[U] 0720, 1920 Weather forecasts. In English.

[U] 0320, 0720, 1120, 1520, 1920, 2320 Storm warnings. In English.

 

COUNTRY: MALTA
Station Name Position SLOT Transmission Times Content
490 kHz 518 kHz
Malta Radio 35°49'N 14°32'E
[O] 0620, 1820 Gale warnings, synopsis, 12 hour forecast for coastal waters of Malta up to 50 n miles offshore. In English.

[O] 0220, 0620, 1020, 1420, 1820, 2220 Navigational warnings: Local and NAVAREA III warnings for central Mediterranean up to 10 days old are broadcast Mon-Sat. All warnings still in force are broadcast on Sun. In English.

 

COUNTRY: ROMANIA
Station Name Position SLOT Transmission Times Content
490 kHz 518 kHz
Constanta (Constantza) Radio 44°06'N 28°37'E [L]
0550, 0950, 1350, 1750, 2150, 0150 Forecast valid for 24 hours for the area affected. In Romanian.

[L] 0930, 2130 Forecast valid for 24 hours for the area affected. In English.

 

COUNTRY: RUSSIAN FEDERATION (EUROPE)
Station Name Position SLOT Transmission Times Content
490 kHz 518 kHz
Novorossiysk 44°36'N 37°58'E
[A] 0700, 1500 Storm warnings and weather forecast for areas Anapa-Tuance. In English.

[A] 0300, 0700, 1100, 1500, 1900, 2300 Navigational warnings: Coastal warnings for Russian waters in Black Sea, Sea of Azov and Kerchenskiy Proliv. In English.

 

COUNTRY: SPAIN
Station Name Position SLOT Transmission Times Content
490 kHz 518 kHz
Tarifa (MRCC) 36°02'32''N 05°33'23''W [T] 0310, 0710, 1110, 1510, 1910, 2310 Gale warnings. zones: San Vicente, Cádiz, Estrecho Alborán, Palos, Argelia, Agadir, Casablanca. In Spanish.
[T] 0710, 1910 Gale warnings, general synopsis and evolution. Forecast valid for 24 hours for N Atlantic, zones: San Vicente, Cádiz, Estrecho Alborán, Palos, Argelia, Agadir, Casablanca. In Spanish.
  [G] 0100, 0500, 1300, 1700 Gale warnings. zones: San Vicente, Cádiz, Estrecho Alborán, Palos, Argelia, Agadir, Casablanca. In English.
  [G] 0900, 2100 Gale warnings, general synopsis and evolution. Forecast valid for 24 hours for N Atlantic, zones: San Vicente, Cádiz, Estrecho Alborán, Palos, Argelia, Agadir, Casablanca.In English
Valencia (Cabo de la Nao) 38°43'4''N 000°10'33''E [M]
0200, 0600, 1000, 1400, 1800, 2200 Gale warnings. zones: Alborán, Palos, Argelia, Cabrera, Baleares, Menorca, Leon, Cerdeña. In Spanish
[M]
1000, 1800 Gale warnings, general synopsis and evolution. Forecast valid for 24 hours , zones: Alborán, Palos, Argelia, Cabrera, Baleares, Menorca, León, Cerdeña. In Spanish

[X] 0350, 0750, 1150, 1550, 1950, 2350 Gale warnings. zones: Alborán, Palos, Argelia, Cabrera, Baleares, Menorca, León, Cerdeña. In English.
  [X] 0750, 1950 Gale warnings, general synopsis and evolution. Forecast valid for 24 hours for N Atlantic, zones: Alborán, Palos, Argelia, Cabrera, Baleares, Menorca, León, Cerdeña.In English

 

COUNTRY: TURKEY
Station Name Position SLOT Transmission Times Content
490 kHz 518 kHz
Antalya 36°53'N 30°42'E
[F] 0050, 0450, 0850, 1250, 1650, 2050 Weather forecast for Area Taurus. In English. Navigational warnings: For E. Mediterranean. In English.
[D]
0030, 0430, 0830, 1230, 1630, 2030 Weather forecast for Area Taurus. In Turkish. Navigational warnings: For E. Mediterranean. In Turkish.
Istanbul 41°04'N 28°57'E   [D] 0030, 0430, 0830, 1230, 1630, 2030 Weather forecast for Areas Marmara and Danube. In English. Navigational warnings: For SW part of Black Sea. In English.
[M]
0200, 0600, 1000, 1400, 1800, 2200 Weather Forecast, In Turkish, for Areas 12-27. In Turkish. Navigational warnings: For Black Sea, Marmara Denizi, Aegean, Mediterranean. In Turkish.
[B]
0010, 0410, 0810, 1210, 1610, 2010 Weather forecast for Areas Marmara and Danube. Navigational warnings: For SW part of Black Sea. In Turkish.
Izmir 38°21'N 26°35'E
[I] 0120, 0520, 0920, 1320, 1720, 2120 Weather Forecast for Areas Aegean and Jason. In English. Navigational warnings: for Aegean. In English.
[C]
0020, 0420, 0820, 1220, 1620, 2020 Weather Forecast for Areas Aegean and Jason. In Turkish. Navigational warnings: For Aegean. In Turkish.
Samsun 41°17'N 36°20'E
[E] 0040, 0440, 0840, 1240, 1640, 2040 Weather Forecast for Areas Georgia and Danube. In English. Navigational warnings: for SE part of Black Sea. In English.
[A]
0000. 0400, 0800, 1200, 1600, 2000 Weather Forecast for Areas Georgia and Danube. In Turkish. Navigational warnings: For SE part of Black Sea. In Turkish.

 

COUNTRY: UKRAINE
Station Name Position SLOT Transmission Times Content
490 kHz 518 kHz
Kerch 45°23'N 36°28'E
[B] 0900 Navigational warnings: Ice reports for Sea of Azov. In English.

[B] 0500, 1300 24 hour weather and sea state forecast for Sea of Azov and Kerchenskiy Proliv. In English.

[B] 0100, 0500, 0900, 1300, 1700, 2100 Navigational warnings: For Sea of Azov and Kerchenskiy Proliv. In English.
Odesa 46°29'N 30°44'E
[C] 1430, 2230 For Area 1, NW part of Black Sea. In English.

[C] 0230, 0630, 1030, 1430, 1830, 2230 Navigational warnings: For NW part of Black Sea. In English.

[C] 1430 Navigational warnings: Ice Reports. In English.

 

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