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Texts of marine weather forecasts broadcast under the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) via Inmarsat.
Related pages -
- Texts of NW European forecasts
- Texts of SW European forecasts
- METAREA III - Mediterranean and Black Sea
WMO/IMO Service - IinmarsatC Texts
A WMO/IMO web site provides texts of the marine weather information broadcast via Inmarsat-C SafetyNETTM by all National Meteorological Services (NMS) appointed as Issuing Services within the framework of the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System.
This shows the METAREAS:
And this is the Inmarsat reception area:
Texts for the METAREAS can be bookmarked and used by the Saildocs text retrieval service. Some texts broadcast by NAVTEX are also included. These cannot be bookmarked. To use this service go to the WMO/IMO web page. Exceptions are mainly in polar regions not covered in the footprints of geo-stationary satellites.