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NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARINE PRODUCTS VIA USCG MF VOICE

2182    kHz  Calling/Announcement frequency
2670    kHz  Broadcast frequency

The USCG to terminated MF services on 2182/2187.5/2670 KHz including WX broadcasts Aug 01, 2013
Click HERE for further information.

The U.S. Coast Guard broadcasts National Weather Service offshore forecasts and storm warnings of interest to the mariner on 2670 kHz following an initial announcement on 2182 kHz. Typical transmission range is 50-150 nautical miles during the day and 150-300 nautical miles at night. These broadcasts are prepared by the Ocean Prediction Center, National Hurricane Center, Anchorage Forecast Office and Honolulu Forecast Office. Visit the U.S. Coast Guard Maritime Telecommunications Information webpage for further information on Coast Guard telecommunications. See tables below for a listing of current broadcast schedules of U.S. Coast Guard Groups performing medium frequency (MF) voice broadcasts.

In the state of Alaska, medium frequency voice broadcasts, are performed from National Weather Service Forecast Offices on a MF/HF frequency of 4125 kHz .

A Listing of NWS Marine Products Broadcast via U.S. Coast Guard MF Voice   is available.

Click here to listen to a typical USCG MF voice broadcast.

Refer to NGA Publication 117, which is updated through the Notice to Mariners, for the latest official listing of U.S. Coast Guard broadcast schedules. The British Admiralty List of Radio Signals , is an excellent reference source for weather broadcast information.

All NWS marine forecasts rely heavily on the Voluntary Observing Ship (VOS) program for obtaining meteorological observations.

All broadcasts in the upper sideband (USB) mode.

First Coast Guard District  

MF Voice Weather Broadcast 2670 kHz

(Initial announcement 2182 kHz)
Sector Field Office (SFO) Southwest Harbor
Parent Command Sector Northern New England
1135z, 2335z
Sector Northern New England 1105z, 2305z
Sector Boston - Non-operational with technical problem since 2011 1035z, 2235z
Sector Southeastern New England 0440z, 1640z
SFO Moriches Parent Command Sector Long Island Sound 0010z, 1210z
Sector Long Island Sound none
Sector New York none
The USCG to terminated MF services on 2182/2187.5/2670 KHz including WX broadcasts Aug 01, 2013 Click HERE for further information.
 
Fifth Coast Guard District  

MF Voice Weather Broadcast 2670 kHz

(Initial announcement 2182 kHz)
SFO Atlantic City - Parent Command Sector Delaware Bay 1103z, 2203z
Sector Delaware Bay none
Sector Baltimore none
SFO Eastern Shore Parent Command Sector Hampton Roads 0233z, 1403z
Sector Hampton Roads 0203z, 1333z
SFO Cape Hatteras Parent Command Sector North Carolina 0133z, 1303z
Sector North Carolina 0103z, 1233z
The USCG to terminated MF services on 2182/2187.5/2670 KHz including WX broadcasts Aug 01, 2013 Click HERE for further information.
 
Seventh Coast Guard District  

MF Voice Weather Broadcast 2670 kHz

(Initial announcement 2182 kHz)
Sector Charleston 0420z, 1620z
Sector Jacksonville 0620z, 1820z
Sector Miami 0350z, 1550z
Sector Key West none
Sector San Juan 0305z, 1505z
Sector St. Petersburg 0320z, 1420z
The USCG to terminated MF services on 2182/2187.5/2670 KHz including WX broadcasts Aug 01, 2013 Click HERE for further information.
 
Eighth Coast Guard District  

MF Voice Weather Broadcast 2670 kHz

(Initial announcement 2182 kHz)
Group Ohio Valley none
Sector Upper Mississippi River none
Sector Lower Mississippi River none
Sector Mobile 1020z, 1220z, 1620z, 2220z
Sector New Orleans 0550z, 1035z, 1235z, 1635z, 2235z
Sector Houston-Galveston 1050z, 1250z, 1650z, 2250z
Sector Corpus Christi 1040z, 1240z, 1640z, 2240z
The USCG to terminated MF services on 2182/2187.5/2670 KHz including WX broadcasts Aug 01, 2013 Click HERE for further information.
 
Ninth Coast Guard District  

MF Voice Weather Broadcast 2670 kHz

(Initial announcement 2182 kHz)
Sector Buffalo none
Sector Detroit none
Sector Sault Ste. Marie none
SFO Grand Haven - Parent Command Sector Lake Michigan none
Sector Lake Michigan none
The USCG to terminated MF services on 2182/2187.5/2670 KHz including WX broadcasts Aug 01, 2013 Click HERE for further information.
 
Eleventh Coast Guard District  

MF Voice Weather Broadcast 2670 kHz

(Initial announcement 2182 kHz)
Group/Airstation Humboldt Bay 0303z, 1503z
Sector San Francisco 0203z, 1403z
Sector Los Angeles/Long Beach 0503z, 1303z, 2103z
Sector San Diego none
The USCG to terminated MF services on 2182/2187.5/2670 KHz including WX broadcasts Aug 01, 2013 Click HERE for further information.
 
Thirteenth Coast Guard District  

MF Voice Weather Broadcast 2670 kHz

(Initial announcement 2182 kHz)
Sector Seattle none
Group/Airstation Port Angeles 0615z, 1815z
Group/Airstation Astoria 0533z, 1733z
Sector Portland none
Group/Airstation North Bend 0603z, 1803z
The USCG to terminated MF services on 2182/2187.5/2670 KHz including WX broadcasts Aug 01, 2013 Click HERE for further information.
 
Fourteenth Coast Guard District  

MF Voice Weather Broadcast 2670 kHz

(Initial announcement 2182 kHz)
Sector Honolulu 0545z, 1145z, 1745z, 2345z
Sector Guam 0705z, 2205z
The USCG to terminated MF services on 2182/2187.5/2670 KHz including WX broadcasts Aug 01, 2013 Click HERE for further information.
 
Seventeenth Coast Guard District  

MF Voice Weather Broadcast 2670 kHz

(Initial announcement 2182 and 4125 kHz)
Sector Juneau none
Communications Station Kodiak Terminated 2010
Sector Anchorage none
In the state of Alaska, medium frequency voice broadcasts, are also performed from National Weather Service Forecast Offices on a MF/HF frequency of 4125 kHz



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Office of Climate, Weather, and Water Services
Marine and Coastal Weather Services Branch (W/OS21)
Last modified: Aug 07, 2013
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