European Directory of Marine Environmental Data (EDMED)

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General
Data set name

UK Admiralty List of Radio Signals Vol 3 (NOP2843)- Maritime Safety Information Services

Data holding centreUnited Kingdom Hydrographic Office
CountryUnited Kingdom  United Kingdom
Time periodReissued annually
OngoingYes
Geographical area

Worldwide

Observations 
Parameters

Atmospheric visibility and transparency; Air pressure; Air temperature; Cloud cover height and extent; Atmospheric humidity; Cloud type; Precipitation and evaporation; Wind strength and direction; Ultra-violet (UV) radiation

Instruments

Meteorological packages

Description 
Summary

Contains particulars of weather services and navigational warnings to shipping provided by Coast Radio Stations and certain national broadcasting stations. It lists the frequencies and times of transmission of storm warnings and other weather messages, including the transmission of facsimile maps. An explanation is given of the meteorological codes used in certain broadcasts. The volume is updated by weekly Admiralty Notice to Mariners.

OriginatorsUnited Kingdom Hydrographic Office
Data web sitehttp://www.ukho.gov.uk/
Availability 
OrganisationUnited Kingdom Hydrographic Office
AvailabilityCollection cost charge; licence
ContactEdward Hosken (Head of Hydrographic Data Services)
Address

United Kingdom Hydrographic Office

Taunton
Somerset
TA1 2DN
United Kingdom

Telephone+44 1823 337900
Emailedward.hosken@ukho.gov.uk
Administration 
Collating centreBritish Oceanographic Data Centre
Local identifier1027001
Global identifier372
Last revised2009-05-22