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METAREA IV

 

Issuing Service:
United States of America - North-West
Preparation Service: United States of America - North-West
Coverage: The western part of the North Atlantic Ocean east of the North American coast to 35°W, from 7°N to 67°N, including the Gulf of Mexico, the Caribbean Sea and the sea area between 7°N and the South American coastline eastward to the Guyana/Brazil frontier at 4°30’N
Satellite Ocean Regions (scheduled bulletins): AOR (W) Broadcast (UTC): 0430, 1030, 1630, 2230

 

MAPS AVAILABLE
Metarea IV - Forecast areas
Venezuela - Forecast Areas
Greenland - Weather Forecast Areas
Canada -Weather Forecast Areas for Pacific Coast
Canada - Weather Forecast Areas for Northern coast
Canada - Atlantic Coast Forecast Areas

 

NAVTEX Stations

COUNTRY STATION NAME POSITION SLOT
BERMUDA Bermuda Harbour 32°23'N 64°41'W [B]
CANADA Fundy (Yarmouth) (CCG) 43°45'N 66°10'W [U][V]
Iqaluit (Canadian Coast Guard) 63°44'N 68°33'W [S][T]
Labrador (CCG) 53°42'N 57°01'W [X]
Prescott (Wiarton) (CCG) 44°20'N 81°10'W [H]
Rivière-au-Renard (CCG) 50°11'N 66°07'W [C][D]
Saint John's, Newfoundland (CCG) 47°30'N 52°40'W [O]
Sydney (CCG) 46°10'N 60°00'W [J][Q]
Thunder Bay (CCG) 48°25'N 89°20'W [P]
CURAÇAO AND BONAIRE (NETHERLANDS ANTILLES) Curaçao 12°10'N 68°52'W [H]
GREENLAND (KALAALLIT NUNAAT) Kook Island (Nuuk) 64°04'N 52°01'W [W]
PUERTO RICO San Juan (USCG) 18°28'N 67°04'W [R]
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA Boston, Massachusetts (USCG) 41°42'N 70°30'W [F]
CAMSLANT (Portsmouth) 36°45'N 76°01'W [N]
Miami (USCG) 25°54'N 80°16'W [A]
New Orleans (USCG) 29°53'N 89°55'W [G]
Savannah 32°08'N 81°42'W [E]

 

Radio-Facsimile Broadcasts

COUNTRY STATION NAME CALL SIGN POSITION
CANADA Sydney, Nova Scotia (CCG) VCO 46°10'N 60°00'W
CANADA Halifax, Nova Scotia (CCG) CFH 44°28'N 63°37'W
CANADA Resolute, NWT (CCG) VFR 74°45'N 94°58'W
CANADA Iqaluit, NWT (CCG) VFF 63°44'N 68°33'W
CANADA Inuvik (CCG) VFA 68°19'N 133°35'W
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA Pt. Reyes, California NMC  
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA Boston, Massachusetts (USCG) NMF 41°42'N 70°30'W
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA New Orleans, Louisiana (USCG) NMG 29°53'N 89°57'W

 

CONTACT INFORMATION

National Contact Points for the WMO GMDSS Marine Broadcast System

Contact: Mr Timothy Rulon
Address: Marine and Coastal Weather Services
National Weather Service/National Oceanic Atmospheric
Administration
1325 East-West Highway Silver Spring MD 20910
USA
Email: timothy.rulon@noaa.gov
Telephone: +1 301 713 1677 (ext. 128)
Fax: +1 301 713 1520

 

Port Meteorological Offices and Weather Routeing Services

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