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Marine Radiofax Charts
NEW ORLEANS - Station NMG

 

NWS radiofax charts for the Gulf of Mexico, Caribbean, Tropical Atlantic, and Tropical East Pacific


The latest version of marine weather charts for broadcast by the U.S. Coast Guard are available from the National Weather Service Telecommunication Gateway on this server. The listed charts are in the G4 (T4) format and enveloped in TIFF for viewing, also available in GIF format. Satellite images are in JPEG format.

Reports from mariners of both poor AND good radio reception , as well as any other comments about weather broadcast services and forecast products are always greatly appreciated. Please be specific as possible noting your location, equipment/software used, date(s), time(s), frequency(s), mode (fax, voice, NAVTEX, etc.), signal strength, and problem observed (e.g. interference, noise, sync loss, echoes, etc), product name ( e.g. high seas text forecast for METAREA IV, if internet state link, etc. ). Send your comments to: Questions, Comments?.

USCG to continue HF weather broadcasts via radiofax, voice, and SITOR

Effective Apr 03, 2012 at 1800 UTC the order of charts transmitted via radiofax from New Orleans will be modified to better align workflow with the suite of enhanced text products which are to be implemented at that time. The new broadcast schedule can be found HERE and will be broadcast on-air beginning on or about Mar 28, 2012.

SIZE and UPDATED... refer to .TIF version of files

Expanded version of this page which includes a 24 hour archive.
Printer Friendly Weather Briefing showing the latest charts
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Worldwide Marine Radiofacsimile Broadcast Schedules (PDF)
These products also available via E-mail or FTP
Graphical Products Legend
Missed Charts for the Current Month(if any)
Historic Weather and Satellite Data
Caution


WIND/WAVE CHARTS

  • 00Z/12Z Sea State Analysis, 0N-31N, 35W-100W
        Size: 25.1K - Updated: Fri Oct 31 00:50:00 2014 UTC
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  • 24HR Wind/Wave Forecast VT00/12Z 0N-31N, 35W-100W
        Size: 25.3K - Updated: Fri Oct 31 06:15:02 2014 UTC
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  • 36HR Wind/Wave Forecast VT12Z 0N-31N 35W-100W
        Size: 25.6K - Updated: Fri Oct 31 06:21:42 2014 UTC
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  • 48HR Wind/Wave Forecast VT00/12Z 0N-31N, 35W-100W
        Size: 26.0K - Updated: Fri Oct 31 06:15:02 2014 UTC
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  • 48HR Wave Period/Swell Direction VT00/12Z 0N-31N, 35W-100W
        Size: 22.9K - Updated: Fri Oct 31 06:15:02 2014 UTC
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  • 72HR Wind/Wave Forecast VT00/12Z 0N-31N, 35W-100W
        Size: 26.0K - Updated: Fri Oct 31 06:20:01 2014 UTC
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  • 72HR Wave Period/Swell Direction VT00Z 0N-31N, 35W-100W
        Size: 22.8K - Updated: Fri Oct 31 06:08:08 2014 UTC
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SURFACE CHARTS

  • *U.S./Tropical Sfc Analysis (W Half) VT00/06/12/18Z 5S-50N 55W-125W
        Size: 41.2K - Updated: Fri Oct 31 09:00:02 2014 UTC
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  • Tropical Sfc Analysis (E Half) VT00/06/12/18Z 5S-50N 0W-70W
        Size: 31.1K - Updated: Fri Oct 31 09:00:02 2014 UTC
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  • 24HR Tropical Sfc Forecast (E Half) VT00/12Z 00N-31N 35W-100W
        Size: 22.2K - Updated: Fri Oct 31 06:30:01 2014 UTC
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  • 48HR Tropical Sfc Forecast (E Half) VT00/12Z 00N-31N 35W-100W
        Size: 22.2K - Updated: Fri Oct 31 06:45:01 2014 UTC
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  • 72HR Tropical Sfc Forecast (E Half) VT00/12Z 00N-31N 35W-100W
        Size: 21.9K - Updated: Fri Oct 31 06:50:01 2014 UTC
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* For further forecasts covering the Tropical East Pacific,
see Pt. Reyes and Honolulu charts

TROPICAL CYCLONE/HIGH WIND WAVE CHARTS

  • 72HR Tropical Cyclone Danger Area VT03/09/15/21Z 05N-60N 00W-100W
        Size: 23.2K - Updated: Fri Oct 31 09:45:01 2014 UTC
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* Tropical Cyclone Danger Area chart replaced by 48HR High Wind/Wave Warning chart Dec 01 - May 14 Valid times 00z,06z,12z and 18z, Map area 05N-40N, 35W-100W


HIGH SEAS FORECASTS

  • 04/10/16/22Z High Seas Forecast, 7N-31N, 35W-98W, In English
        Size: 35.3K - Updated: Fri Oct 31 03:05:02 2014 UTC
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SATELLITE IMAGERY

  • 00/06/12/18Z  GOES IR Satellite Image, Tropical Atlantic
        Size: 225.5K - Updated: Fri Oct 31 06:35:14 2014 UTC
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SCHEDULE and MISCELLANEOUS

  • Radiofax Schedule, New Orleans, LA
        Size: 210.3K - Updated: Tue Mar 12 15:01:01 2013 UTC
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  • Radiofax Schedule, New Orleans, LA (DOS Text Version)
        Size: 4.5K - Updated: Thu Feb 21 11:47:59 2013 UTC
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  • Radiofax Schedule, New Orleans, LA (Hyperlinked html version)
        Size: 4.5K - Updated: Thu Feb 21 11:47:59 2013 UTC
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  • Request for Comments
        Size: 122.5K - Updated: Tue Mar 12 15:01:50 2013 UTC
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  • Product Notice Bulletin
        Size: 190.9K - Updated: Tue Mar 12 15:02:02 2013 UTC
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  • Test Message
        Size: 8.9K - Updated: Thu Mar 22 15:46:08 2012 UTC
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  • Internet File Names
        Size: 7.7K - Updated: Mon Sep 15 11:10:42 2014 UTC
TEXT file



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Last modified: Oct 20, 2014
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