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E. Pacific Radiofax Products

National Weather Service Radiofax Products for the Eastern Pacific Ocean

NOTE:  For ham radio operators using Winlink to download weather, the file names used below are the same ones used in the Winlink catalogs.

U.S. Coast Guard Communications Station NMC - Point Reyes, CA

Assigned frequencies 4346, 8682, 12730, 17151.2, 22527 kHz

Select a carrier frequency 1.9 kHz below those listed when using a
single sideband radio in the USB mode to receive these broadcasts.

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. Satellite images are in JPEG format.
These charts may be found in directory: ftp://weather.noaa.gov/fax or
http://weather.noaa.gov/pub/fax

.TIF files now also available as .gif files
FILE
WIND/WAVE CHARTS NAME

00Z Sea State Analysis 20N-70N, 115W-135E PJBA99.TIF
00Z Sea State Analysis 25N-60N, E OF 155W PWBA88.TIF
12Z Sea State Analysis 25N-60N, E OF 155W PWBA89.TIF
Sea State Analysis 25N-60N, E OF 155W (Most Current) PWBA90.TIF
24HR Wind/Wave Forecast VT00Z 25N-60N, E of 155W PWBE98.TIF
24HR Wind/Wave Forecast VT12Z 25N-60N, E of 155W PWBE99.TIF
24HR Wind/Wave Forecast (Most Current) PWBE10.TIF
48HR Wind/Wave Forecast VT00Z 20N-70N, 115W-135E PJBI98.TIF
48HR Wind/Wave Forecast VT12Z 20N-70N, 115W-135E PJBI99.TIF
48HR Wind Wave Forecast (Most Current) PJBI10.TIF
48HR Wave Period/Swell Direction VT00Z 20N-70N, 115W-135E PJBI88.TIF
48HR Wave Period/Swell Direction VT12Z 20N-70N, 115W-135E PJBI89.TIF
48HR Wave Period/Swell Direction (Most Current) PJBI20.TIF
96HR Wind/Wave Forecast VT00Z 20N-70N, 115W-135E PJBM98.TIF
96HR Wave Period/Swell Direction VT00Z 20N-70N, 115W-135E PJBM88.TIF

TROPICAL WIND/WAVE CHARTS

0/24HR Wind/Wave Forecasts(2 Charts) VT00Z 30N-20S, E of 145W PWFA88.TIF
0/24HR Wind/Wave Forecasts(2 Charts) VT06Z 30N-20S, E of 145W PWFA89.TIF
0/24HR Wind/Wave Forecasts(2 Charts) VT12Z 30N-20S, E of 145W PJBA00.TIF
0/24HR Wind/Wave Forecasts(2 Charts) VT18Z 30N-20S, E of 145W PJBA01.TIF
0/24HR Wind/Wave Forecasts(Most Current) PJBA90.TIF
48HR Wind/Wave Forecast VT00Z 30N-20S, E of 145W PWFI88.TIF
48HR Wave Period/Swell Direction VT12Z 30N-20S, E of 145W PJFI88.TIF
48/72HR Wave Period/Swell Direction VT00Z 30N-20S,E of 145W PJFK88.TIF
48/72HR Wind/Wave Forecast VT12Z 30N-20S, E of 145W PWFI89.TIF

SURFACE CHARTS

00Z Surface Analysis NE Pacific (Part 1) 20N-70W, 115W-175W PYBA01.TIF
00Z Surface Analysis NW Pacific (Part 2) 20N-70W, 175W-135E PYBA02.TIF
06Z Surface Analysis NE Pacific (Part 1) 20N-70W, 115W-175W PYBA03.TIF
06Z Surface Analysis NW Pacific (Part 2) 20N-70W, 175W-135E PYBA04.TIF
12Z Surface Analysis NE Pacific (Part 1) 20N-70W, 115W-175W PYBA05.TIF
12Z Surface Analysis NW Pacific (Part 2) 20N-70W, 175W-135E PYBA06.TIF
18Z Surface Analysis NE Pacific (Part 1) 20N-70W, 115W-175W PYBA07.TIF
18Z Surface Analysis NW Pacific (Part 2) 20N-70W, 175W-135E PYBA08.TIF
Surface Analysis, Part 1 (Most Current) PYBA11.TIF
Surface Analysis, Part 2 (Most Current) PYBA12.TIF
24HR Surface Forecast VT00Z Forecast 25N-60W, E of 155W PPBE00.TIF
24HR Surface Forecast VT12Z Forecast 25N-60W, E of 155W PPBE01.TIF
24HR Surface Forecast (Most Current) PPBE10.TIF
48HR Surface Forecast VT00Z 20N-70W, 115W-135E PWBI98.TIF
48HR Surface Forecast VT12Z 20N-70W, 115W-135E PWBI99.TIF
48HR Surface Forecast (Most Current) PWBI10.TIF
96HR Surface Forecast VT00Z 20N-70W, 115W-135E PWBM99.TIF

UPPER AIR CHARTS

00Z 500 MB Analysis 20N-70N 115W-135E PPBA50.TIF
12Z 500 MB Analysis 20N-70N, 115W-135E PPBA51.TIF
500 MB Analysis (Most Current) PPBA10.TIF
48HR 500 MB Forecast VT00Z 20N-70N, 115W-135E PPBI50.TIF
48HR 500 MB Forecast VT12Z 20N-70N, 115W-135E PPBI51.TIF
48HR 500 MB Forecast (Most Current) PPBI10.TIF
96HR 500 MB VT00Z 20N-70N, 115W-135E PPBM50.TIF

TROPICAL SURFACE CHARTS

00Z Tropical Surface Analysis 30N-20S, E of 145W PYFA96.TIF
06Z Tropical Surface Analysis 30N-20S, E of 145W PYFA97.TIF
12Z Tropical Surface Analysis 30N-20S, E of 145W PYFA98.TIF
18Z Tropical Surface Analysis 30N-20S, E of 145W PYFA99.TIF
Tropical Surface Analysis Most Current PYFA90.TIF

TROPICAL CYCLONE CHARTS

72 HR Tropical Cyclone Danger Area VT 03Z 0N-40N, 80W-180W PWFK88.TIF
72 HR Tropical Cyclone Danger Area VT 09Z 0N-40N, 80W-180W PWFK89.TIF
72 HR Tropical Cyclone Danger Area VT 15Z 0N-40N, 80W-180W PWFK90.TIF
72 HR Tropical Cyclone Danger Area VT 21Z 0N-40N, 80W-180W PWFK91.TIF
72 HR Tropical Cyclone Danger Area (Most Current) PWFK11.TIF

Note: Tropical Cyclone Danger Area chart replaced by High Wind/Wave Warning
chart Dec 01 - May 14.

SEA SURFACE TEMPERATURES

Pacific SST Chart 40N-53N, E of 136W PTBA88.TIF
Pacific SST Chart 23N-42N, E of 136W PTBA89.TIF

SATELLITE IMAGERY

00Z GOES IR Satellite Image, East Pacific evpn00.jpg
06Z GOES IR Satellite Image, East Pacific evpn07.jpg
12Z GOES IR Satellite Image, East Pacific evpn13.jpg
GOES IR Satellite Image, East Pacific (MOST CURRENT) evpn98.jpg
00Z GOES IR Satellite Image, Pacific evpn01.jpg
06Z GOES IR Satellite Image, Pacific evpn06.jpg
12Z GOES IR Satellite Image, Pacific evpn12.jpg
18Z GOES IR Satellite Image, Pacific evpn18.jpg
GOES IR Satellite Image, Pacific (MOST CURRENT) evpn99.jpg

SCHEDULE INFORMATION

Radiofax Schedule Part 1 (Point Reyes, CA) PLBZ01.TIF
Radiofax Schedule Part 2 (Point Reyes, CA) PLBZ02.TIF
Radiofax Schedule (DOS Text Format) hfreyes.txt
Request for Comments PLBZ03.TIF
Product Notice Bulletin PLBZ04.TIF
Test Pattern PZZZ93.TIF
Internet File Names (This file) rfaxpac.txt

Further information see: http://www.nws.noaa.gov/om/marine/home.htm

Author: Tim Rulon, NWS Marine And Coastal Weather Services Branch W/OS21
Last Modified October 25, 2001
Document URL: http://weather.noaa.gov/pub/fax/rfaxpac.txt
ftp://weather.noaa.gov/fax/rfaxpac.txt


 

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