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For questions or comments on the National Weather Service's Marine Weather Program, contact:
National Weather Service
Marine, Tropical and Tsunami Services Branch W/AFS26
1325 East West Highway
Silver Spring, MD 20910

Branch Chief

Allison Allen
301-427-9848
Allison.Allen@noaa.gov 

Tropical Cyclone Program Leader

Jessica Schauer
305-229-4476
jessica.schauer@noaa.gov 

Tropical Cyclone Program

Joel Cline
301-427-9849
joel.cline@noaa.gov 

Marine Program Leader

Darren Wright 
301-427-9283 
darren.wright@noaa.gov 

Tropical Cyclone Program, Webpages, 
GMDSS, SafetyNet, NAVTEX, Radiofax, and FTPMAIL

Wayne Presnell 
301-427-9390 
301-713-1520 FAX 
wayne.presnell@noaa.gov 
Marine Feedback 
https://www.weather.gov/marine

General Inquiries, Observations, 
VTEC and Verification

Vacant 

Coastal Weather, Great Lakes, 
Ice and New Product Development

Wayne Weeks 
301-427-9391 
301-713-1520 FAX 
wayne.weeks@noaa.gov 

Rip Currents and Beach Hazards Program, 
Webpages, Marine Forecaster Training

John F Kuhn 
301-427-9364 
301-713-1520 FAX 
john.f.kuhn@noaa.gov

Rip Currents and Beach Hazards Program, 
Publications, Outreach

Deborah Jones 
301-427-9348 
301-713-1520 FAX 
deborah.jones@noaa.gov 

Tsunami Program Manager

Michael Angove 
301-427-9375 
301-713-1520 FAX 
michael.angove@noaa.gov 

Tsunami NTHMP Administrator,
Deputy Program Manager

Rocky Lopes 
301-427-9380 
301-713-1520 FAX 
rocky.lopes@noaa.gov

Tsunami
Physical Science

Lewis Kozlosky 
301-427-9730 
301-713-1520 FAX 
lewis.kozlosky@noaa.gov

Tsunami
Mitigation & Outreach

Vacant 

Volunteer Observing Ship Program

National Weather Service
Voluntary Observing Ship Program Manager
Michael Potochney
301-427-9644
michael.potochney@noaa.gov
http://www.vos.noaa.gov

Volunteer Observing Ship Program

National Weather Service
NDBC Bldg #1100
Stennis Space Center, MS 39529
228-688-1457
228-688-3153 (FAX)
http://www.vos.noaa.gov
For questions of an operational nature relating to near shore and coastal forecasts, contact your local National Weather Service Forecast Office. Numbers for local forecast offices may be found in the telephone directory white/blue pages under "United States Government"; "Commerce Department"; "National Weather Service". Many offices offer numbers with recorded local and marine forecasts. Most coastal offices maintain a "marine desk" which can respond to specific inquires on marine related weather issues.

For questions on the National Weather Service's highseas or offshore marine forecasts (except offshore forecasts in the Gulf of Mexico and Tropical Atlantic) of an operational nature contact:
W/NP41
National Weather Service
Ocean Prediction Center
5830 University Research Ct  Room: 4644
College Park, MD 20740
301-683-1497 
301-683-1520  (24hr)
301-683-1545 (FAX)
ncep.list.opc_web@noaa.gov
https://ocean.weather.gov/
For questions on the National Weather Service's tropical marine, hurricane and offshore forecasts in the Gulf of Mexico and Tropical Atlantic, of an operational nature, contact:
Chief TAFB
National Weather Service
National Hurricane Center
11691 Southwest 17th St.
Miami, FL 33165-2149
305-229-4454
305-229-4425 (24hr)
305-553-1264 (FAX)
chris.landsea@noaa.gov
http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/
For questions on GMDSS licensing and equipment carriage requirements contact:
Federal Communications Commission
202-418-0680 
202-418-2643 (FAX) 
mayday@fcc.gov
http://www.fcc.gov
For questions or comments on U.S. Coast Guard communications of a general nature contact:
Commandant (G-SCT-2) 
U.S. Coast Guard 
Washington, D.C. 20593-0001 
202-475-3555 
202-475-3927 (FAX) 
CGComms@uscg.mil
http://www.navcen.uscg.gov/?pageName=maritimeTelecomms
For questions relating to operational USCG broadcasts, including QSL reports/requests, contact the relevant USCG communications station:
(Atlantic) 
U.S. Coast Guard 
Commander CAMSLANT 
4720 Douglas A Munro Rd. 
Chesapeake, VA 23322 
800-742-8519 (Toll Free) 
757-421-6240 
757-421-6268 (24 Hr) 
757-421-6255 (FAX) 
COM-DG-M-CWOWatchstanders@uscg.mil
http://www.uscg.mil/lantarea/camslant/
(Pacific) 
U.S. Coast Guard 
Commander CAMSPAC 
17000 Sir Francis Drake Blvd. 
P.O. Box 560 
Pt. Reyes Station, CA 94956-0560 
877-662-4636 (Toll Free) 
415-669-2047 
415-669-2096 (FAX) 
COM-DG-M-CWOWatchstanders@uscg.mil
http://www.uscg.mil/lantarea/camslant/
(Alaska) 
U.S. Coast Guard 
Commander COMMSTA Kodiak 
P.O. Box 190017 
Kodiak, AK 99619-0017 
907-487-5426 
907-487-5778 (24 Hr) 
907-487-5517 (FAX) 
For operational questions relating to the radiofax broadcast from Honolulu, HI contact:
(Hawaii - radiofax only) 
Wayne Presnell 
National Weather Service 
301-427-9390  
301-713-1520 (FAX) 
wayne.presnell@noaa.gov
For operational questions relating to major systems outages affecting multiple NWS products contact (Please be as specific with your question as possible and provide such information as system affected, product name, web address, etc.):
Systems Operations Center
National Weather Service 
1325 East West Highway 
Silver Spring, MD 20910 
301-713-0902 
301-587-1773 (FAX) 
For Historic Weather and Satellite Data Contact:
National Center for Environmental Information (formerly known as the National Climatic Data Center) 
151 Patton Avenue, room 120 
Asheville, NC 28801-5001 
828-271-4800
828-271-4876 (FAX)
ncdc.orders@noaa.gov 
http://ncdc.noaa.gov
For Historic Oceanographic Data Contact:
National Oceanographic Data Center 
User Services 
NOAA/NESDIS E/OC1 
SSMC3, 4th Floor 
1315 East West Highway 
Silver Spring, MD 20910-3282 
301-713-3277 
301-713-3302 (FAX) 
services@nodc.noaa.gov 
http://www.nodc.noaa.gov
For questions about the NWS Tsunami Warning Centers, contact the appropriate center:
National Tsunami Warning Center 
910 South Felton St. 
Palmer, AK 99645 
907-745-4212 
907-745-6071 (FAX) 
ntwc@noaa.gov 
http://www.tsunami.gov
Pacific Tsunami Warning Center  
1845 Wasp Boulevard, Building 176  
Honolulu, HI 96818  
808-725-6300 
808-725-6332 (FAX) 
ptwc@ptwc.noaa.gov
http://www.tsunami.gov
For general questions about tsunamis in the Pacific Ocean contact:
International Tsunami Information Center 
1845 Wasp Boulevard, Building 176 
Honolulu, HI 96818 
808-725-6050 
808-725-6055(FAX) 
itic.tsunami@noaa.gov 
http://www.tsunamiwave.org
For general questions about tsunamis in the Caribbean region contact:
NWS Caribbean Tsunami Warning Program  
c/o Puerto Rico Seismic Network
259 Boulevard Alfonso Vald�s, Building D 
Mayag�ez, PR 00680 
787-833-8433, 787-265-5452 
787-265-1684 (FAX) 
Christa.vonH@noaa.gov 
https://www.weather.gov/ctwp/
For tide and tidal current predictions, real time, and historic information contact:
Todd Ehret 
NOAA, National Ocean Service 
OPSD, User Services, N/OPS3 
Attn: Tidal Predictions 
1305 East-West Highway 
Silver Spring, MD 20910-3281 
301-713-2815 
301-713-4500 FAX 
tide.predictions@noaa.gov
http://tidesandcurrents.noaa.gov
For questions on International Ice Patrol Products and Services contact:
Commander International Ice Patrol 
1 Chelsea St 
New London, CT 06320 
860-271-2626 
860-271-2773 FAX 
iipcomms@uscg.mil 
http://www.navcen.uscg.gov/?pageName=IIPHome
For questions on National Ice Center Products and Services contact:
National Ice Center 
Federal Building #4 
4251 Suitland Rd.
Washington D.C. 20395 
301-457-5303 x 236 
http://www.natice.noaa.gov
For questions on Alaskan Ice and SST Products Contact:
NWS Alaska Sea Ice Program (Staffed daily 6:30am to 3:30pm) 
National Weather Service 
6930 Sandlake Rd. 
Anchorage, AK 99502-1845 
907-266-5138 
907-266-5182 (FAX) 
nws.ar.ice@noaa.gov 
http://www.weather.gov/afc/ice
For questions on Sea Surface Temperature (SST) and Gulf Stream products available on the web, visit our Frequently Asked Questions webpage.
For questions on U.S. Navy maritime safety and readiness contact:
Command Duty Officer
NAVMARFCSTCEN
9141 3rd Ave.
Norfolk, VA 23511
757-444-7583
maritime.cdo@navy.mil
http://www.weather.navy.mil/