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METAREA VIII

 

VIII (N) (north of equator)
Issuing Service:
India
Preparation Service: India
Coverage: The area of the Indian Ocean enclosed by lines from the India/Pakistan frontier at 23°45’N 68°E to 12°N 63°E, thence to Cape Gardafui and from the east African coast southward to the Equator, thence to 95°E, to 6°N, thence north east to the Myanmar/Thailand frontier at 10°N 98°30’E
Satellite Ocean Regions (scheduled bulletins): IOR Broadcast(UTC): 0900, 1800

 

VIII (S) (south of equator)
Issuing Service:
Mauritius/La Reunion (via France)
Preparation Service: La Reunion (via France)
Coverage: The east African coast from the Equator southward to 10°30’S, thence to 55°E, to 30°S, to 95°E, to the Equator and to the east African coast
Satellite Ocean Regions (scheduled bulletins): IOR Broadcast(UTC): 0130/0000(3), 0600(3), 1330/1200(3), 1800(3)
(3) Tropical Cyclone warnings if any issued by La Réunion as unscheduled broadcasts

 

MAPS AVAILABLE
METAREA VIII - Forecast Areas
India - Weather Forecast Areas

 

NAVTEX Stations

COUNTRY STATION NAME POSITION SLOT
INDIA Chennai (Madras) 13°05'N 80°17'E [P]
Mumbai (Bombay) (COMCEN) 19°05'N 72°50'E [G]
MAURITIUS Mauritius 20°10'S 57°28'E [C]

 

Radio-Facsimile Broadcasts

COUNTRY STATION NAME CALL SIGN POSITION
INDIA New Delhi

KENYA Nairobi

 

CONTACT INFORMATION
National Contact Points for the WMO GMDSS Marine Broadcast System

Metarea VIII (S) (SOUTH of the Equator)
Issuing country - MAURITIUS

Metarea VIII(S) (SOUTH of the Equator)
Issuing country - MAURITIUS

Contact: Mr Renganaden VIRASAMI
(alternate)
Address: Acting Divisional Meteorologist
Mauritius Meteorological Services
St Paul Road
Vacoas
Mauritius
Email: vganessen@yahoo.com
Telephone: +230 6861031
Fax: +230 6861033
Telex:  

 

Contact: Mr. Mohamud BEEBEEJAUN

Address: Deputy Director
Mauritius Meteorological Services
St Paul Road
Vacoas
Mauritius
Email: mbeebeejaun@mail.gov.mu
Telephone: +230 686-1031/32
Fax: +230 686-1033
Telex:  

 

Metarea VIII (Tropical cyclone warnings EAST of 90E) - Issuing country - LA REUNION

Metarea VIII (Tropical cyclone warnings WEST of 90E) - Issuing country - LA REUNION

Contact: Mr Neal MOODIE
Address: National Manager - Marine Weather Services
Australian Bureau of Meteorology
700 Collins Street
Docklands
GPO Box 1289
Melbourne
VIC 3001
Australia
Email: N.Moodie@bom.gov.au
Telephone: +61 3 9669 4768
Fax:  
Telex:  
Contact: Mr Paul Rémois
Address: Météo France, Paris
BP 4
97491 STE. CLOTILDE
France
Email: paul.remois@meteo.fr
Telephone: +33-2 62 92 11 00
Fax: +33-2 62 92 11 47
Telex:  

 

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