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Alaskan NWS Fax Charts

These facsimile charts are transmitted to the NWS Alaskian Region in support of meteorological operations.

NOTICE--- for error-free downloads use the FTP Server

The charts are in G4 (T4) format and enveloped in TIFF for viewing.You will need an external or plug-in viewer to display the TIFF files.

Products are available in the following categories:

  1. Standard heights/winds
    500 MB HEIGHTS

  2. Surface, including ice
    Analysis Forecast

  3. Significant Weather
    Polar stereographic Mercator

  4. Multi-Panel
    Surface / Sig Weather Volcanic Ash

The latest version of each weather chart available for distribution from the NWS Telecommunication Gateway on the WAFS ® satellite broadcast system to the WSFOs is available on this server. This list is not in the order normally transmitted.

The latest version of each weather chart available for distribution from the NWS Telecommunication Gateway on the DIFAX ® satellite broadcast system to the WSFOs is available on this server. This list is not in the order normally transmitted.

A chart reference guide is provided for your information.


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