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Webpages of interest to the mariner. The U.S. Coast Guard Maritime Telecommunications webpage contains an excellent description of marine communication systems. See these pages for further links.


NOAA Homepage
NWS Homepage
NWS Marine Forecasts
NWS Marine Text Products
NWS Marine Charts (Radiofax)
NWS Environmental Modeling Center
NWS Ocean Prediction Center
National Hurricane Center and Central Pacific Hurricane Center
Tropical Analysis and Forecast Branch
Joint Typhoon Warning Center
NWS Marine Forecast Offices
NWS Ocean Modeling Branch
NWS National Tsunami Warning Center (NTWC)
NWS Pacific Tsunami Warning Center (PTWC)
The International Tsunami Information Center
Caribbean Tsunami Warning Program
National Tsunami Hazard Mitigation Program
USGS National Earthquake Information Center
NWS VOS Program
NWS Publications
NOAA Data Buoy Center
NOAA Weather Radio
NOAA Tides & Currents
NOAA Ports
NOAA's National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI)
NOAA's National Oceanographic Data Center (NODC)
NOAA Coastwatch
NOAA's Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory (AOML)
NOAA's Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory (PMEL)
NOAA's Office of Response and Restoration
NGA Maritime Safety Information
Maritime Administration (MARAD)
International Ice Patrol
National Ice Center
Naval Oceanography Portal
Navy Fleet Numerical
U.S. Coast Guard Homepage
U.S. Coast Guard Office of Search & Rescue (CG-534)
U.S. Coast Guard Rescue Coordination Centers (RCCs)
U.S. Coast Guard Navigation Center
U.S. Coast Guard Maritime Telecommunications Information
U.S. Coast Guard CAMSLANT Comms
U.S. Coast Guard CAMSPAC Comms
U.S. Coast Guard COMMCOM
U.S. Coast Guard AMVER Program
IMO Homepage
WMO Homepage
International Hydrographic Organization (IHO)
The Radio Technical Commission for Maritime Services (RTCM)


There are also many other Internet sites of interest to the mariner. Use one the Internet search engines to search on topics such as "marine weather", "radiofax", "radiofacsimile", "weather buoys", "tides", etc.