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Marine Radiofax Charts
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NWS radiofax charts for the NW Atlantic


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

Beginning Feb 01, 2012 at 1810 UTC , the HF radiofacsimile broadcast times for the North American Ice Service chart from Boston will change from 0438z, 1600z and 1810z to 0438z, 1039z, 1600z and 2239z. The 1810z slot will be used to broadcast experimental weather products. Additional ice products are available at http://ice-glaces.ec.gc.ca and http://www.navcen.uscg.gov/iip. The International Ice Patrol can be contacted at iipcomms(at)uscg.mil or by phone at 860-271-2626. The Canadian Ice Service can be contacted at iceberg(at)ec.gc.ca or by phone at 613-996-1617.

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

Expanded version of this page which includes a 24 hour archive.
Printer Friendly Weather Briefing for the NW Atlantic showing the latest charts
Product Loops
Radiofax Information
Worldwide Marine Radiofacsimile Broadcast Schedules (PDF)
These products also available via E-mail or FTP
Radiofacsimile User's Guide
Key Terms and Symbols for these charts
Missed Charts for the Current Month(if any)
Historic Weather and Satellite Data
Caution


WIND/WAVE CHARTS
 
  • 12Z Sea State Analysis 10E-95W NW Atlantic
        Size: 25.4K - Updated: Tue Oct 21 15:09:10 2014 UTC
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  • 00/06/12/18Z Wind/Wave Analysis 40-98NW Atlantic
        Size: 27.1K - Updated: Tue Oct 21 13:35:01 2014 UTC
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  • 24HR Wind/Wave Forecast VT00/12Z 40-98NW Atlantic
        Size: 23.1K - Updated: Tue Oct 21 17:35:01 2014 UTC
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  • 48HR Wind/Wave Forecast VT00/12Z 10E-95W NW Atlantic
        Size: 28.8K - Updated: Tue Oct 21 06:00:02 2014 UTC
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  • 48HR Wave Period Forecast VT00/12Z 10E-95W NW Atlantic
        Size: 28.8K - Updated: Tue Oct 21 17:10:01 2014 UTC
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  • 96HR Wind/Wave Forecast VT12Z 10E-95W NW Atlantic
        Size: 31.7K - Updated: Mon Oct 20 18:59:44 2014 UTC
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  • 96HR Wave Period Forecast VT12Z 10E-95W NW Atlantic
        Size: 29.2K - Updated: Tue Oct 21 17:00:19 2014 UTC
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SURFACE CHARTS
 

  • 00/06/12/18Z Prelim Surface Analysis 45W-85W NW Atlantic
        Size: 35.4K - Updated: Tue Oct 21 13:40:01 2014 UTC
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  • 00/06/12/18Z Surface Analysis Part 1 10E-45W NW Atlantic
        Size: 33.4K - Updated: Tue Oct 21 15:15:01 2014 UTC
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  • 00/06/12/18Z Surface Analysis Part 2 40W-95W NW Atlantic
        Size: 33.2K - Updated: Tue Oct 21 15:15:01 2014 UTC
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  • 24HR Surface Forecast VT00/12Z 40-98NW Atlantic
        Size: 20.0K - Updated: Tue Oct 21 17:10:01 2014 UTC
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  • 48HR Surface Forecast VT00/12Z 10E-95W NW Atlantic
        Size: 30.3K - Updated: Tue Oct 21 18:00:01 2014 UTC
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  • 96HR Surface Forecast VT12Z 10E-95W NW Atlantic
        Size: 32.0K - Updated: Mon Oct 20 18:09:32 2014 UTC
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UPPER AIR CHARTS
 

  • 00/12Z 500MB Analysis 10E-95W NW Atlantic
        Size: 29.0K - Updated: Tue Oct 21 14:10:00 2014 UTC
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  • 24HR 500MB Forecast VT00/12Z 10E-95W NW Atlantic
        Size: 26.3K - Updated: Tue Oct 21 17:05:01 2014 UTC
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  • 36HR 500MB Forecast VT00/12Z 10E-95W NW Atlantic
        Size: 26.5K - Updated: Tue Oct 21 16:55:02 2014 UTC
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  • 48HR 500MB Forecast VT00/12Z 10E-95W NW Atlantic
        Size: 27.4K - Updated: Tue Oct 21 17:00:01 2014 UTC
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  • 96HR 500MB Forecast VT12Z 10E-95W NW Atlantic
        Size: 26.8K - Updated: Mon Oct 20 17:18:17 2014 UTC
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TROPICAL CYCLONE/HIGH WIND WAVE CHARTS

  • Tropical Cyclone Danger Area VT03/09/15/21Z 05N-60N 00W-100W
        Size: 23.2K - Updated: Tue Oct 21 15:35:01 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

ICE CHART

  • Latest USCG Ice Limits Chart (During Ice Season)
        Size: 97.8K - Updated: Mon Oct 20 18:37:04 2014 UTC
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SATELLITE IMAGERY

  • 00/06/12/18Z GOES IR Satellite Image, W Atlantic or Atlantic
        Size: 270.6K - Updated: Tue Oct 21 18:09:46 2014 UTC
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SCHEDULE and MISCELLANEOUS

  • Radiofax Schedule Part 1 (Boston, MA)
        Size: 109.9K - Updated: Tue Mar 12 14:58:21 2013 UTC
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  • Radiofax Schedule Part 2 (Boston, MA)
        Size: 116.2K - Updated: Tue Mar 12 14:59:25 2013 UTC
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  • Radiofax Schedule, Boston, MA (DOS Text Version)
        Size: 5.1K - Updated: Thu Feb 21 11:48:20 2013 UTC
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  • Radiofax Schedule, Boston, MA (Hyperlinked html version)
        Size: 5.1K - Updated: Thu Feb 21 11:48:20 2013 UTC
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  • Request for Comments
        Size: 82.8K - Updated: Tue Mar 12 14:59:40 2013 UTC
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  • Product Notice Bulletin
        Size: 74.6K - Updated: Tue Mar 12 15:00:30 2013 UTC
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  • Test Message
        Size: 8.8K - Updated: Thu Mar 22 15:45:12 2012 UTC
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  • Internet File Names
        Size: 8.7K - Updated: Mon Sep 15 11:09:29 2014 UTC
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Last modified: Oct 20, 2014
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