DM07-13.02 NEW NOAA NATIONAL OCEAN SERVICE /NOS/ CREX PRODUCTS
Effective: 2013/08/07 15Z UTC

NOXX10 KWBC 091425
DATA MGT MESSAGE 07-13.02

TO  AWIPS/NOAAPORT USERS.. FAMILY OF SERVICES/FOS/SUBSCRIBERS...
      EMERGENCY MANAGERS WEATHER INFORMATION NETWORK /EMWIN/
      NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE /NWS/ CUSTOMERS... WAFS USERS...
      GTS USERS... NWS FAX CHART USERS

FROM  RTH WASHINGTON DATA MANAGEMENT

THIS NOTICE IS TO INFORM YOU THAT THE FOLLOWING CREX PRODUCTS WILL
BE IMPLEMENTED ON AUGUST 7.. 2013 15:00 UTC BY THE NOAA/NATIONAL
OCEAN SERVICE /NOS/ CENTER FOR OPERATIONAL OCEANOGRAPHIC PRODUCTS
AND SERVICES /CO-OPS/.

1-MINUTE WATER LEVEL DATA.. TRANSMITTED EVERY 3 MINUTES ON THE
GTS.. FROM APPROXIMATELY 200 STATIONS UNDER THE FOLLOWING WMO
HEADERS: 

SZNT31 KWBC /ATLANTIC COAST/
SZGX32 KWBC /GULF COAST/
SZCA33 KWBC /CARIBBEAN ISLANDS/ 
SZPZ34 KWBC /PACIFIC COAST/
SZAK35 KWBC /ALASKA COAST/ 
SZHW36 KWBC /HAWAII/
SZPA37 KWBC /PACIFIC ISLANDS/

6-MINUTE WATER LEVEL DATA AND RESIDUALS.. TRANSMITTED EVERY 6
MINUTES ON THE GTS /AND SUPPLEMENTARY METEOROLOGICAL BULLETINS WILL
BE TRANSMITTED EVERY 30 MINUTES/.. FROM APPROXIMATELY 300 STATIONS
UNDER THE FOLLOWING WMO HEADERS:

KSAA30 KWBC /ATLANTIC COAST: 0-90 W NORTHERN HEMISPHERE/ 
KSAA31 KWBC /GULF COAST: 0-90 W NORTHERN HEMISPHERE/
KSAA32 KWBC /GREAT LAKES: 0-90 W NORTHERN HEMISPHERE/ 
KSAB30 KWBC /GREAT LAKES: 90 W - 180 NORTHERN HEMISPHERE/ 
KSAB31 KWBC GULF COAST /90 W - 180 NORTHERN HEMISPHERE/
KSAB32 KWBC /PACIFIC COAST/
KSAB33 KWBC /ALASKA COAST/ 
KSAE30 KWBC /CARIBBEAN ISLANDS/ 
KSAF30 KWBC /HAWAII/
KSAG30 KWBC /PACIFIC ISLANDS: 180 - 90 E TROPICAL/
KSAJ30 KWBC /PACIFIC ISLANDS: 90 - 180 SOUTHERN HEMISPHERE/

CREX MESSAGES WILL USE EDITION 1 FORMATS.  THE 1-MINUTE WATER LEVEL
MESSAGES USE SEQUENCE IDENTIFIER B22038 /WATER LEVEL ELEVATION/
REPLICATED 6 TIMES.. AND THE 6-MINUTE MESSAGES USE D06025.. WHICH
INCLUDES B22038 AND B22039 /RESIDUAL/.  METEOROLOGICAL MESSAGES
/AIR TEMPERATURE.. PRESSURE AND SURFACE WINDS/ USE D06021 AND THE
DATA ARE COLLECTED AT THE WATER LEVEL STATIONS.  ALL BULLETINS
CONTAIN LATITUDE/LONGITUDE INFORMATION USING D01021.  ALL STATIONS
ARE IDENTIFIED BY THE SAME IDENTIFIER THAT CO-OPS USES IN ITS
STANDARD HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL EXCHANGE FORMAT /SHEF/ MESSAGES.  
THE IDENTIFIER IS A NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOCATION IDENTIFIER
/NWSLI/.. BUT WE REFER TO THIS AS A “SHEF ID” IN OUR APPLICATIONS.
MAPPING THE SHEF ID TO THE 7-DIGIT NOS IDENTIFIER CAN BE
ACCOMPLISHED VIA WEB SERVICES ACTIVE STATIONS XML QUERY: 
HTTP://OPENDAP.CO-OPS.NOS.NOAA.GOV/AXIS/WEBSERVICES/ACTIVESTATIONS/
RESPONSE.JSP?V=2&FORMAT=XML&SUBMIT=SUBMIT

EFFECTIVE SEPTEMBER 30.. 2013 AT 15:00 UTC.. CO-OPS WILL
DISCONTINUE THE EXISTING HOURLY CREX BULLETINS THAT ARE DISTRIBUTED
UNDER THE WMO HEADERS SOUS5I.. SOAK5I.. AND SOPA5I KWBC.  

IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS PLEASE CONTACT KATHLEEN.BAILEY@NOAA.GOV.
 
THANK YOU.

-- 
ANDREA HARDY.. PH.D.
DEPUTY DIVISION CHIEF.. INFORMATION SYSTEMS DIVISION
NOAA/NOS/CO-OPS
ANDREA.HARDY@NOAA.GOV

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