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NWS radiofax charts for the Central, Southeast and North 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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SIZE and UPDATED... refer to .TIF version of files

Many of these charts are also broadcast from Pt. Reyes, CA and Kodiak, AK.

Expanded version of this page which includes a 24 hour archive
Printer Friendly Weather Briefing the Central Pacific showing the latest charts
Printer Friendly Weather Briefing for the Southeast Pacific showing the latest charts
Printer Friendly Weather Briefing for the North Pacific showing the latest charts
Radiofax Information
Worldwide Marine Radiofacsimile Broadcast Schedules (PDF)
These products also available via E-mail or FTP
Radiofacsimile User's Guide
Historic Weather and Satellite Data
Caution


 

Wind/Wave Charts - Central Pacific
Wind/Wave Analysis VT00/12Z 30S-30N 120W-130E TIFF image GIF image
24 HR Wind/Wave Forecast VT00/12Z 30S-30N 120W-130E TIFF image GIF image
48 HR Wind/Wave Forecast VT00/12Z 30S-30N 120W-130E TIFF image GIF image
72 HR Wind/Wave Forecast VT00/12Z 30S-30N 120W-130E TIFF image GIF image

 

Wind/Wave Charts - Southeast Pacific
Sea State Analysis VT00/12Z 20S-30N E of 145W TIFF image GIF image  
24HR Wind/Wave Forecast VT00/12 20S-30N E of 145W TIFF image GIF image  
48HR Wind/Wave Forecast VT00/12Z 20S-30N E of 145W TIFF image GIF image  
48HR Wave Period/Swell Dir VT00*/12Z 20S-30N E of 145W TIFF image GIF image GIF image
72HR Wind/Wave Forecast VT00/12Z 20S-30N E of 145W TIFF image GIF image  
72HR Wave Period/Swell Dir VT00Z 20S-30N E of 145W TIFF image GIF image GIF image
* Not transmitted via Honolulu radiofax but listed here for convenience

 

Wind/Wave Charts - North Pacific
00Z Sea State Analysis 20N-70N 115W-135E TIFF image GIF image GIF image
00/06/12/18Z Wind/Wave Analysis 18N-62N E of 157W* TIFF image GIF image  
24HR Wind/Wave Forecast VT00/12Z 18N-62N E of 157W TIFF image GIF image  
48HR Wind/Wave Forecast VT00/12Z 20N-70N 115W-135E TIFF image GIF image  
48HR Wave Period/Swell Dir VT00/12Z 20N-70N 115W-135E TIFF image GIF image  
96HR Wind/Wave Forecast VT00/12Z 20N-70N 115W-135E TIFF image GIF image GIF image
96HR Wave Period/Swell Dir VT12Z 20N-70N 115W-135E TIFF image GIF image GIF image
* Not transmitted via Honolulu radiofax but listed here for convenience

 

Surface Charts - Central Pacific
00/06/12/18Z N Pacific Prelim Sfc Analysis 20N-80N 110W-110E* TIFF image GIF image  
00/06/12/18Z Pacific Surface Analysis EQ-50N, 110W-130E TIFF image GIF image  
00/06/12/18Z N Pacific Surface Analysis EQ-60N 110W-130E*     GIF image
00/06/12/18Z Pacific Streamline Analysis 30S-30N 120W-130E TIFF image GIF image  
00/06/12/18Z Surface Analysis 40N-40S 105W-120E*$ GIF image  
Significant Cloud Features VT03/15Z EQ-50N 110W-130E TIFF image GIF image  
24HR Pacific Surface Forecast VT00/12Z 30S-40N 110W-130E TIFF image GIF image  
24HR Wind/Stream Forecast VT00Z 50N-30S 100W-120E*$ GIF image  
48HR Wind/Stream Forecast VT00Z 50N-30S 100W-120E*$ GIF image  
48HR Pacific Surface Forecast VT00/12Z 30S-40N 120W-130E TIFF image GIF image  
72HR Pacific Surface Forecast VT00/12Z 30S-40N 120W-130E TIFF image GIF image  
* Not transmitted via Honolulu radiofax but listed here for convenience
$ Only GIF images are available

 

Surface Charts - Southeast Pacific
East Pacific Surface Analysis VT00/06/12/18Z 20S-30N E of 145W TIFF image GIF image
U.S./Tropical Sfc Analysis (W Half) VT00/06/12/18 5S-50N 55W-125W* TIFF image GIF image
24HR Tropical Sfc Forecast VT00/12 20S-30N E of 145W TIFF image GIF image
48HR Tropical Sfc Forecast VT00/12 20S-30N E of 145W TIFF image GIF image
72HR Tropical Sfc Forecast VT00/12 20S-30N E of 145W TIFF image GIF image
* Not transmitted via Honolulu radiofax but listed here for convenience

 

Surface Charts - North Pacific
00/06/12/18Z Sfc Analysis NE Pacific (Part 1) 20N-70N 115W-175W TIFF image GIF image  
00/06/12/18Z Sfc Analysis NW Pacific (Part 2) 20N-70N 175W-135E TIFF image GIF image  
24HR Sfc Forecast VT00/12Z 18N-62N E of 157W* TIFF image GIF image  
48HR Sfc Forecast VT00/12Z 20N-70N 115W-135E TIFF image GIF image  
96HR Sfc Forecast VT12Z 20N-70N 115W-135E TIFF image GIF image GIF image
* Not transmitted via Honolulu radiofax but listed here for convenience

 

Upper Air Charts - North Pacific
00/12Z 500 MB Analysis 20N-70N 115W-135E* TIFF image GIF image
24HR 500MB Forecast VT00/12Z 20N-70N 115W-135E* TIFF image GIF image
48HR 500MB Forecast VT00/12Z 20N-70N 115W-135E* TIFF image GIF image
96HR 500MB Forecast VT12Z 20N-70N 115W-135E* TIFF image GIF image
* Not transmitted via Honolulu radiofax but listed here for convenience

 

Tropical Cyclone Danger Area Charts - Pacific
Tropical Cyclone Danger Area VT03/09/15/21Z 0N-40N 80W-170E TIFF image GIF image

 

Sea Surface Temperatures
Pacific Sea Surface Temp (VT Tue & Thu) 55N-EQ 110W-160E TIFF image GIF image GIF image

 

Satellite Imagery (GOES IR)
00/06/12/18Z Eastern Pacific Satellite Image 05S-55N, 110W-155E JPG image
00/06/12/18Z Southwest Pacific Satellite Image 05N-40S, 130W-165E JPG image
00*/06/12*/18Z Tropical East Pacific Satellite Image 05N-32N,E of 125W JPG image
00*/06/12*/18Z Pacific Satellite Image 05N-55N, E of 180W JPG image
* Not transmitted via Honolulu radiofax but listed here for convenience

 

Schedule and Miscellaneous
Radiofax Schedule Honolulu, HI (Part I) TIFF image GIF image
Radiofax Schedule Honolulu, HI (Part II) TIFF image GIF image
Radiofax Schedule Honolulu, HI(DOS Text Format) TEXT file  
Test Symbols TIFF image GIF image
Internet File Names TEXT file