Programmes> WWW >OIS > The Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) Services

 


METAREA VII

 

Issuing Service:
VII west of 20E - South Africa - AOR (E)
VII east of 20E - South Africa(2) - IOR
Coverage: The South Atlantic and Southern Oceans south of 6°S from 20°W to the coast of Africa, thence southward to the Cape of Good Hope and the South Indian Ocean and Southern Oceans south of 10°30’S from the Cape to 55°E, thence south of 30°S to 80°E
Satellite Ocean Regions (scheduled bulletins): AOR (E), IOR Broadcast (UTC): 0940, 1940
(2) Forecast for area 30°S-50°E / 50°S-80°E and tropical cyclone warnings are prepared by La Réunion

 

MAPS AVAILABLE
METAREA VII - Forecast Areas
Angola- Coastal Forecast Areas
South Africa - Antarctic Weather Forecast Areas
Kenya- Weather Forecast Areas
Madagascar- Weather Forecast Areas

 

NAVTEX Stations

COUNTRY STATION NAME POSITION SLOT
NAMIBIA Walvis Bay 23°03'S 14°38'E [B]
SOUTH AFRICA Cape Town 33°41'S 18°43'E [C]
Durban 29°48'S 30°49'E [O]
Port Elizabeth 34°02'S 25°33'E [I]

 

Radio-Facsimile Broadcasts

COUNTRY STATION NAME CALL SIGN POSITION
SOUTH AFRICA Cape Naval (NAVCOMCEN Cape) ZSJ  

 

CONTACT INFORMATION

National Contact Points for the WMO GMDSS Marine Broadcast System

Contact: Mr Johan STANDER
Address: South African Weather Service
Weather Office,
P O Box 21,
International Airport
Cape Town - 7525
South Africa
Email: johan.stander@weathersa.co.za
Telephone: +27 (0) 21 934 0450
Fax: +27 (0) 21 934 3296

 

Port Meteorological Offices and Weather Routeing Services

Kenya Tanzania, United Republic of South Africa

 

top

Top

WWW
CBS Meetings
Reports of Meetings
Operational Information Service
Current News
Best Practices
Contact Us...
GMDSS
Information for Shipping
Limits of METAREAS
Metarea I
Metarea II
Metarea III
Metarea IV
Metarea V
Metarea VI
Metarea VII
Metarea VIII
Metarea IX
Metarea X
Metarea XI
Metarea XII
Metarea XIII
Metarea XIV
Metarea XV
Metarea XVI
Metarea XVII
Metarea XVIII
Metarea XIX
Metarea XX
Metarea XXI
© World Meteorological Organization, 7bis, avenue de la Paix, Case postale No. 2300, CH-1211 Geneva 2, Switzerland - Tel.: +41(0)22 730 81 11 - Fax: +41(0)22 730 81 81
Copyright | Privacy | Scams | Disclaimer |  Guidelines | Procurement | UN System | Accessibility