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Soliciting Comments on Proposal to Change Small Craft Advisory to Small Craft Warning through May 24, 2020

Published 2020-03-26

Through May 24, 2020, the NWS is soliciting specific feedback on the proposal to change a Small Craft Advisory product to a Small Craft Warning product, including the headlines.

Please take the USCG/NWS Survey of the maritime public so we can get a better understanding of the current use of Marine Weather Information

Published 2020-02-21

The U.S. Coast Guard and the National Weather Service are conducting a survey of the maritime public in order to gain a better understanding of the current use of Marine Weather Information, and to determine the level of interest in potential future products and dissemination methods.

Format Change to the Surf Zone Forecast Effective April 22, 2020

Published 2020-02-18

Effective April 22, 2020, the Surf Zone Forecast (SRF) issued by coastal and Great Lake Weather Forecast Offices (WFO) will be provided in a consistent format. The SRF provides valuable and life-saving information about hazards in the surf zone to all populations along the beach. These populations includes the public as well as providers of beach safety services such as lifeguards.

National Hurricane Center providing first-ever experimental polygon-based marine warnings

Published 2020-02-03

New service to help keep mariners safe in hurricane-prone areas

NWS Radiofax webpages using https://tgftp.nws.noaa.gov/fax/ have moved to a new location

Published 2020-01-30

NWS Radiofax webpages using the address https://tgftp.nws.noaa.gov/fax/ have moved to a new location. Here is a listing of URLs for those webpages that will not work in the near future and a new link to view NWS radiofax charts on the NWS Marine Weather Services website (homepage is: https://www.weather.gov/marine)

NWS Soliciting Comments until February 20, 2020, on Discontinuing the NHC Spanish Translation of the Atlantic Basin Tropical Cyclone Discussion

Published 2020-01-21

The NWS is soliciting comments until February 20, 2020, on discontinuing the National Hurricane Center Spanish translation of the Tropical Cyclone Discussion for the Atlantic Basin.

Soliciting comments through January 17, 2020, on the addition of 60-hour tropical cyclone forecasts when applicable

Published 2020-01-07

The NWS is soliciting comments through January 17, 2020, on a proposal for the National Hurricane Center (NHC), the Central Pacific Hurricane Center (CPHC), and the Weather Prediction Center (WPC) to begin issuing 60-hour forecasts for tropical cyclones when applicable.

New Marine Forecast Zones for WFO Caribou, ME begin March 3, 2020

Published 2020-01-07

WFO Caribou, ME will implement new marine forecast zones on March 3, 2020.

Coast Guard suspends search for 5 people after fishing boat sinks off Alaska Peninsula

Published 2020-01-02

The NWS will redirect users of the current NWS Marine Forecasts website to the new NWS Marine Weather Services website.

Published 2019-12-02

Effective on or around December 31, 2019, the NWS will redirect users of the current NWS Marine Forecasts website (https://www.nws.noaa.gov/om/marine/home.htm) to the new NWS Marine Weather Services website (https://www.weather.gov/marine/). The NWS Marine Forecasts website server will be shut down on January 28 2020.