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Service Change Notice 12-34, Amended 

National Weather Service Headquarters Washington DC

357 PM EST Wed Jan 23 2013

 

To:      Subscribers:

         -Family of Services

         -NOAA Weather Wire Service

         -Emergency Managers Weather Information Network

         -NOAAPORT

         Other NWS partners and NWS employees

 

From:    Mark Tew

         Chief, Marine and Coastal Weather Services Branch

 

Subject: Amended: New WMO Header and MND Header Block for

         Yakutat Bay Coastal Waters Forecast Product

         Effective Date Delayed Until January 29, 2013

 

Due to unforeseen circumstances, this change, originally planned

for January 09, 2013, is delayed until Jan 29, 2013.         

 

Effective Tuesday, January 29, 2013, at 2 pm Alaska

Standard Time (AKST), 6 pm Eastern Standard Time (EST), or 11 pm,

Coordinated Universal Time (UTC), the NWS Weather Forecast Office

(WFO) in Juneau, AK (AJK) will change the WMO header for the

Coastal Waters Forecast (CWF) for Yakutat Bay (see Tables 1 and 2

below). This change is required to upgrade the Juneau WFO weather

forecasting computer system.

 

In addition, on January 29 at the same time, the Mass News

Disseminator (MND) header block will change to reflect WFO Juneau

as the issuing office for this product (see Tables 3 and 4

below).

 

Table 1: Current WMO/AWIPS header for Coastal Waters Forecast for

Yakutat Bay

 

Product Name                            WMO/AWIPS Header

------------                            ----------------

Coastal Waters Forecast                 FZAK57 PAYA/CWFYAK

 for Yakutat Bay

 

Table 2: New WMO/AWIPS header for Coastal Waters Forecast for

Yakutat Bay effective January 29, 2013

 

Product Name                            WMO/AWIPS Header

------------                            ----------------

Coastal Waters Forecast                 FZAK53 PAJK/CWFYAK

 for Yakutat Bay

 

Customers currently receiving the forecast product for

Yakutat Bay will need to change to the WMO/AWIPS header shown in

Table 2 to continue receiving this product. 

 

Table 3:  Current MND header block for CWF for Yakutat Bay

 

Marine Forecast for Yakutat Bay

National Weather Service Yakutat AK

Date/Time Group

 

Table 4:  New MND header block for CWF for Yakutat Bay effective

January 29, 2013   

 

Marine Forecast for Yakutat Bay

National Weather Service Juneau AK

Date/Time Group

 

For more information, please contact:

 

Tom Ainsworth                        Louise Fode

Meteorologist in Charge              Marine Program Manager

NWS Juneau                           NWS Alaska Region HQ

Juneau, AK 99801                     Anchorage, AK 99513

907-790-6805                         907-271-3507

tom.ainsworth@noaa.gov               louise.fode@noaa.gov

 

National Service Change Notices are online at:

 

   http://www.weather.gov/os/notif.htm

 

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