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Below are various resources from across the Weather Enterprise including links to commercial, academic, and governmental products and services. These lists contain the providers/services that we know. If you are a provider of a weather, water, or climate alerting service and want your service added to the lists below, please contact us at: (this email address is not for subscribing to NWS alerts.)

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Note: Company listings are in alphabetical order.

  • Company/Website Link to Home Page
  • Link to Specific Service (if applicable)
  • Weather Topic Addressed
  • Price
  •      Regional, National, or Global
  • Description
  • Area, if Regional
Accuritas Global Solutions   marine $ Global/national-scale Accuritas is a maritime consulting firm that provides business intelligence, analytics, and consulting services to global shipping leaders.  Services include data integration, vessel performance monitoring, weather routing, customized analytics, vessel tracking, claims assistance, and consultation.  
Aerospace and Marine International   marine $ Global/national-scale Users can receive assistance in voyage operations and routing, including weather and sea conditions. Forecasts are available for the voyage itself and for offshore locations. In addition, severe tropical weather advisories are available.   
Commanders' Weather   marine $ Global/national-scale Commanders' Weather provides custom forecasting and routing for sailing and cruising yachts worldwide.  Specific areas of focus include cruising and racing, although other services are available as well.  Some of these include seminars, weather studies for specific routes, hurricane forecasting, severe weather watches, ski area forecasts, and expert testimony.  
Crown Weather Services Crown Weather Plus general / tropical $ Global/national-scale Crown Weather Plus is a subscription service that gives users access to specific and localized weather pages, tropical storm/hurricane specific web pages, and email updates about tropical, sever, and winter weather.  
DBS Weather Impact Corporation   general / tropical $ Global/national-scale DBS Weather Impact Corporation offers forensic services that include specialized services for the insurance industry. Risk analysis and meteorological consulting are available for weather sensitive industries.  DBS also produces a Hurricane Guide as a reference tool for your customers and clients.  
iWindsurf Membership marine $ Global/national-scale Membership package options can include exclusive forecasts, sea surface currents, access to weather stations,  premium support, and more.  
Marine Weather Center   marine $ Global/national-scale Marine Weather Center provides custom weather and routing information for small vessels in the Caribbean Sea, Bahamas, and United States East Coast.  
Ocean-Pro Weather    tropical FREE / $ Global/national-scale Ocean-Pro Weather provides users with free access to tropical data and forecasts through the webpage.  Also offered is global weather routing, and communications and position reports.  
OceanMet   marine $ Global/national-scale OceanMet provides custom weather forecasts and routing for superyachts, ocean rowers, adventurers, and expeditions.  
Oceanweather   marine FREE / $ Global/national-scale Oceanweather does basic and applied research in marine meteorology and ocean response numerical modeling.  They also operational forecasting of ocean wind and waves. Current marine data is available to users for free on the webpage.   
PC Weather Products   tropical $ Global/national-scale PC Weather Products offers a variety of professional hurricane analysis and tracking software options that give users graphical and reporting tools to aid in making preparation decisions. Some of these options offer storm alerts as well.  For users who don't want to run a software application, custom hurricane and storm information can be delivered via email and their website. Also available are location risk analysis reports for businesses at risk of wind and storm surge.  
Roffer's Ocean Fishing Forecasting Service, Inc.   marine $ Global/national-scale ROFFS integrates satellite and oceanographic data to offer fisheries forecasts. Additional projects include ship routing, oil and gas drilling operations, seismic and fish surveys, fisheries development, aquaculture, environmental monitoring, and applied scientific research.   
Sailing Weather Service   marine $ Global/national-scale Sailing Weather Services is a meteorological consulting for competitive sailing organization. Specific services include 1-on-1 weather coaching, weather on demand from a meteorologist, and weather briefings for boat races.  
Weather Research Center   tropical FREE / $ Global/national-scale Weather Research Center offers hurricane outlooks, as well as marine and tropical weather data and forecasts on their webpage. They also have consulting and forensic services.  
Weather Routing, Inc.   marine $ Global/national-scale Weather Routing, Inc. provides worldwide marine weather forecast and routing services for ocean crossings in all ocean basins, and also provides services in more localized areas. Forecast advisories and information are available for commercial fleets and yachts.