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Atlantic Ocean RADIOFAX Schedule

Products listed on this page are provided by the Ocean Prediction Center. The forecast area includes the North Atlantic offshore and high seas waters. The products are transmitted via high frequency (HF) through transmitters of the United States Coast Guard from Marshfield, Massachusetts. The HF shortwave signal is decoded by Weather FAX receivers onboard ships in the forecast area. The broadcast frequencies are listed below.

NOTE: If you are interested in printing the marine weather charts listed on this page a TIFF viewer is required to have a white background. Also, the black & white GIF images are available for printing, but they are not ideally sized for printing the complete chart. The GIF marine weather charts are color enhanced and includes the actual color coded weather symbols.

Time delay of analysis products: Graphic analysis/forecast charts broadcast by radiofacsimile are available by broadcast time and are usually available 30 minutes prior to broadcast.

Click for information on key terms & symbols used on charts and for information on the coding used on the surface preliminary analysis.

 


NOAA National Weather Service Washington, D.C.
Radiofacsimile Schedule transmitted via
U.S.C.G. Marshfield, Massachusetts (NMF) 1 February 2012

Standard Time
Atlantic Time Eastern Time Central Time Mountain Time Pacific Time Alaska Time Hawaii Time Z difference
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NOTE: The terms Coordinated Universal Time (UTC), Zulu (Z), and Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) are equivalent.


Print Schedule valid February 1, 2012
Worldwide Radiofacsimile Broadcast Schedule PDF

*Tropical Cyclone Danger Area chart replaced by High Wind/Wave Warning chart from December 1 - May 15th.

**Note: Tropical Products listed are issued by the National Hurricane Center. Refer to the schedule from NHC or from the National Weather Service Headquarters with all products and links.

Note: There is a program called  FTPmail which can be used to retrieve to  text messages/charts from the Ocean Prediction Center. The ftp server  is maintained by the National Weather service and will retrieve any marine products available from any office of the National Weather Service.

Time Chart FTPMAIL ID Graphic Format Last Update
0230Z Test Pattern PZZZ94 [ TIF|GIF]  
0233Z 00Z Preliminary Surface Analysis ( 28N-52N, 45W-85W) PYAA10 [TIF |GIF]  
0243Z Schedule Part 1 PLAZ01 [TIF|GIF]  
0254Z Schedule Part 2 PLAZ02 [TIF|GIF]  
0305Z Request For Comments PLAZ03 [TIF|GIF]  
0315Z 00Z Wind/Wave Analysis (22N-51N, 40W-98W) PWAA88 [TIF|GIF|B/W GIF] 01:09Z, 15 September 2014 
0325Z 00Z Surface Analysis Part 1 (15N-65N, 10E-45W) PYAA01 [TIF|GIF|B/W GIF] 02:57Z, 15 September 2014 
0338Z 00Z Surface Analysis Part 2 (15N-65N, 40W-95W) PYAA02 [TIF|GIF|B/W GIF] 02:57Z, 15 September 2014 
0351Z Satellite Picture (20N-55N, 55W-95W) EVNT00 JPG  
0402Z Retransmit 0325Z      
0415Z Retransmit 0338Z      
0428Z 00Z 500mb Analysis (15N-65N, 10E-95W) PPAA50 [TIF|GIF|B/W GIF] 01:26Z, 15 September 2014 
0438Z Ice Charts PIEA88 [TIF|GIF]  
0452Z Cyclone Danger Area (*see note above) or High Wind/Waves** (5N-40N, 35W-100W)   [TIF|GIF]  
0745Z Test Pattern PZZZ94 [TIF|GIF]  
0755Z 06Z Preliminary Surface Analysis ( 28N-52N, 45W-85W) PYAB01 [TIF|GIF]  
0805Z 24Hr Surface VT 00Z ( 22N-51N, 40W-98W) PPAE00 [TIF|GIF|B/W GIF] 05:13Z, 14 September 2014 
0815Z 24Hr Wind&WV/Ice Accretion VT 00Z ( 22N-51N, 40W-98W) PWAE98 [TIF|GIF|B/W GIF] 05:33Z, 14 September 2014 
0825Z 24Hr 500mb Forecast VT 00Z (15N-65N, 10E-95W) PPAE50 [TIF|GIF|B/W GIF] 03:47Z, 14 September 2014 
0835Z 36Hr 500mb Forecast VT 12Z (15N-65N, 10E-95W) PPAG50 [TIF|GIF|B/W GIF] 03:53Z, 14 September 2014 
0845Z 48Hr 500mb VT 00Z (15N-65N, 10E-95W) PPAI50 [TIF|GIF|B/W GIF] 03:58Z, 14 September 2014 
0855Z 48Hr Surface VT 00Z (15N-65N, 10E-95W) QDTM85 [TIF|GIF|B/W GIF] 05:18Z, 14 September 2014 
0905Z 48Hr Wind&WV/Ice Accretion VT 00Z (15N-65N, 10E-95W) PJAI98 [TIF|GIF|B/W GIF] 05:41Z, 14 September 2014 
0915Z 48Hr Peak Wave Period&Direction VT 00Z (15N-65N, 10E-95W) PJAI88 [TIF|GIF|B/W GIF] 04:56Z, 14 September 2014 
0925Z 06Z Surface Analysis Part 1(15N-65N, 10E-45W) PYAA03 [TIF|GIF|B/W GIF] 08:48Z, 14 September 2014 
0938Z 06Z Surface Analysis Part 2 (15N-65N, 40W-95W) PYAA04 [TIF|GIF|B/W GIF] 08:48Z, 14 September 2014 
0951Z Satellite Picture (00N-60N, 40W-130W) EVNT06 JPG  
1002Z Retransmit 0925Z      
1015Z Retransmit 0938Z      
1028Z Cyclone Danger Area (*see note above) or High Wind/Waves** (5N-40N, 35W-100W) PWEK90 [TIF|GIF]  
1039Z Retransmit North American Ice Service Chart PIEA88 [TIF|GIF]  
1400Z Test Pattern PZZZ94 [TIF|GIF]  
1405Z Schedule Part 1 PLAZ01 [TIF|GIF]    
1420Z Schedule Part 2 PLAZ02 [TIF|GIF]  
1433Z Request For Comments PLAZ03 [TIF|GIF]  
1443Z Product Notice Bulletin PLAZ04 TIF|GIF]  
1453Z 12Z Preliminary Surface Analysis ( 28N-52N, 45W-85W) PYAC01 [TIF|GIF]  
1503Z Satellite Picture (20N-55N, 55W-95W) EVNT12 JPG  
1515Z 12Z Wind/Wave Analysis (22N-51N, 40W-98W) PWAA89 [TIF|GIF|B/W GIF] 14:27Z, 14 September 2014 
1525Z 12Z Surface Analysis Part 1 (15N-65N, 10E-45W) PYAA05 [TIF|GIF|B/W GIF] 14:59Z, 14 September 2014 
1538Z 12Z Surface Analysis Part 2 (15N-65N, 40W-95W) PYAA06 [TIF|GIF|B/W GIF] 14:59Z, 14 September 2014 
1600Z North American Ice Service Chart PIEA88 [TIF|GIF]  
1720Z Test Pattern PZZZ94 [TIF|GIF]  
1723Z Retransmit 1525Z      
1736Z Retransmit 1538Z      
1749Z 12Z 500mb Analysis (15N-65N, 10E-95W) PPAA51 [TIF|GIF|B/W GIF] 13:17Z, 14 September 2014 
1759Z 12Z Sea State Analysis (15N-65N, 10E-95W) PJAA99 [TIF|GIF|B/W GIF] 15:00Z, 14 September 2014 
1810Z Spare or Experimental Chart      
1824Z Cyclone Danger Area (*see note above) or High Wind/Waves**  (5N-40N, 35W-100W) PWEK91 [TIF|GIF]  
1900Z Test Pattern PZZZ94 [TIF|GIF]  
1905Z 24Hr Surface VT 12Z ( 22N-51N, 40W-98W) PPAE01 [TIF|GIF|B/W GIF] 16:35Z, 14 September 2014 
1915Z 24Hr Wind&WV/Ice accretion VT 12Z ( 22N-51N, 40W-98W) PWAE99 [TIF|GIF|B/W GIF] 18:01Z, 14 September 2014 
1925Z 24Hr 500mb Forecast VT 12Z (15N-65N, 10E-95W) PPAE51 [TIF|GIF|B/W GIF] 16:02Z, 14 September 2014 
1935Z 36Hr 500mb VT 00Z (15N-65N, 10E-95W) PPAG51 [TIF|GIF|B/W GIF] 15:52Z, 14 September 2014 
1945Z 48Hr 500mb VT 12Z (15N-65N, 10E-95W) PPAI51 [TIF|GIF|B/W GIF] 15:57Z, 14 September 2014 
1955Z 48Hr Surface VT 12Z (15N-65N, 10E-95W) QDTM86 [TIF|GIF|B/W GIF] 17:14Z, 14 September 2014 
2005Z 48Hr Wind&Wave/Ice Accretion VT 12Z (15N-65N, 10E-95W) PJAI99 [TIF|GIF|B/W GIF] 17:37Z, 14 September 2014 
2015Z 48Hr Peak Wave Period&Direction VT 12Z (15N-65N, 10E-95W) PJAI89 [TIF|GIF|B/W GIF] 16:56Z, 14 September 2014 
2025Z 18Z Preliminary Surface Analysis ( 28N-52N, 45W-85W) PYAD01 [TIF|GIF]  
2035Z 96Hr 500mb Forecast VT 12Z (15N-65N, 10E-95W) PPAM50 [TIF|GIF|B/W GIF] 17:30Z, 14 September 2014 
2045Z 96Hr Surface Forecast VT 12Z (15N-65N, 10E-95W) PWAM99 [TIF|GIF|B/W GIF] 20:14Z, 14 September 2014 
2055Z 96Hr Wind&Wave/Ice Accretion VT 12Z (15N-65N, 10E-95W) PJAM98 [TIF|GIF|B/W GIF] 20:56Z, 14 September 2014 
2105Z 96Hr Peak Wave Period & Direction VT 12Z (15N-65N, 10E-95W) PJAM88 [TIF|GIF|B/W GIF] 16:58Z, 14 September 2014 
2115Z Retransmit 2045Z      
2125Z 18Z Surface Analysis Part 1 (15N-65N, 10E-45W) PYAA07 [TIF|GIF|B/W GIF] 20:51Z, 14 September 2014 
2138Z 18Z Surface Analysis Part 2 (15N-65N, 40W-95W) PYAA08 [TIF|GIF|B/W GIF] 20:51Z, 14 September 2014 
2151Z Satellite Picture (00N-60N, 40W-130W) EVNT18 JPG  
2202Z Retransmit 2125Z      
2215Z Retransmit 2138Z      
2228Z Cyclone Danger Area (*see note above) or High Wind/Waves** (5N-40N, 35W-100W) PWEK88 [TIF|GIF]  
2239Z North American Ice Service Chart PIEA88 [TIF|GIF]  

 

Contractions: VT=VALID TIME, Hr=Hour, WV=Wave, Bul=Bulletin

Assigned Frequencies (KHZ): Day = 6340.5,9110,12750
                                               Night= 4235, 6340.5, 9110, 12750

Comments On this Schedule Or Quality Of Charts Are Invited.

For additional information contact:


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National Centers for Environmental Prediction
NOAA Center for Weather and Climate Prediction (NCWCP)
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Mr. Anthony Siebers
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