NOUS41 KWBC 211430 CAA           

PNSWSH

 

Service Change Notice 12-34, Corrected  

National Weather Service Headquarters Washington DC

930 AM EST Thu Jan 24 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: Corrected: New WMO Header and MND Header

         Block for Yakutat Bay Coastal Waters Forecast

         Product Effective Date Delayed until January 29,

         2013

 

Corrected to change implementation time from 11 pm

Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) to 2300 Coordinated

Universal Time (UTC).

 

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

2300 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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