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NWS radiofax charts for the Gulf of Mexico, Caribbean, Tropical Atlantic, and Tropical East Pacific

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.

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Historic Weather and Satellite Data
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Wind/Wave Charts
00Z/12Z Sea State Analysis, 0N-31N, 35W-100W TIFF image GIF image GIF image
24HR Wind/Wave Forecast VT00/12Z 0N-31N, 35W-100W TIFF image GIF image  
36HR Wind/Wave Forecast VT12Z 0N-31N 35W-100W TIFF image GIF image  
48HR Wind/Wave Forecast VT00/12Z 0N-31N, 35W-100W TIFF image GIF image  
48HR Wave Period/Swell Direction VT00/12Z 0N-31N, 35W-100W TIFF image GIF image GIF image
72HR Wind/Wave Forecast VT00/12Z 0N-31N, 35W-100W TIFF image GIF image  
72HR Wave Period/Swell Direction VT00Z 0N-31N, 35W-100W TIFF image GIF image GIF image

 

Surface Charts
*U.S./Tropical Sfc Analysis (W Half) VT00/06/12/18Z 5S-50N 55W-125W TIFF image GIF image
Tropical Sfc Analysis (E Half) VT00/06/12/18Z 5S-50N 0W-70W TIFF image GIF image
24HR Tropical Sfc Forecast (E Half) VT00/12Z 00N-31N 35W-100W TIFF image GIF image
48HR Tropical Sfc Forecast (E Half) VT00/12Z 00N-31N 35W-100W TIFF image GIF image
72HR Tropical Sfc Forecast (E Half) VT00/12Z 00N-31N 35W-100W TIFF image GIF image
* For further forecasts covering the Tropical East Pacific,
see Pt. Reyes and Honolulu charts

 

Tropical Cyclone/High Wind Wave Charts
72HR Tropical Cyclone Danger Area VT03/09/15/21Z 05N-60N 00W-100W TIFF image GIF image
* Tropical Cyclone Danger Area chart replaced by 48HR High Wind/Wave Warning chart Dec 01 - May 14 with
valid times 00z,06z,12z and 18z, Map area 05N-40N, 35W-100W

 

High Seas Forecasts
04/10/16/22Z High Seas Forecast, 7N-31N, 35W-98W, In English TIFF image GIF image

 

Satellite Imagery
00/06/12/18Z GOES IR Satellite Image, Tropical Atlantic JPG image

 

Schedule and Miscellaneous
Radiofax Schedule, New Orleans, LA TIFF image GIF image
Radiofax Schedule, New Orleans, LA (DOS Text Version) TEXT file  
Request for Comments TIFF image GIF image
Product Notice Bulletin TIFF image GIF image
Test Message TIFF image GIF image
Internet File Names TEXT file