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Miscellaneous Notices to Mariners

8.4 Weather forecast

Local forecast for coastal areas are broadcast on channel 16 and on VHF working channels every day at 09:00, 12:00, 15:00, 18:00 and 21:00 local time. Weather forecast for waters are not advertised on call channels.

The alerts are sent out on some of the MF channels at the advertised times:

South off 65° N:

  • Farsund (channel 291) UTC at 12:15 and 23:15
  • Rogaland (channel 260) UTC at 12:15 and 23:15
  • Bergen (channel 272) UTC at 12:15 and 23:15
  • Florø (channel 256) UTC at 12:15 and 23:15
  • Ørlandet (channel 290) UTC at 12:15 and 23:15

North off 65° N:

  • Sandnessjøen (channel 266) UTC at 12:03 and 23:03
  • Andenes (channel 249) UTC at 12:03 and 23:03
  • Jan Mayen (channel 277) UTC at 12:03 and 23:03
  • Hammerfest (channel 241) UTC at 12:03 and 23:03
  • Berlevåg (channel 261) UTC at 12:03 and 23:03
  • Vardø (channel 267) UTC at 12:03 and 23:03
  • Svalbard (channel 273) UTC at 12:03 and 23:03
  • Svalbard (channel 401) UTC at 12:03 and 23:03

Weather Forecast from MET Norway

MET Norway is the meteorological service for both The Military and the Civil Services in Norway, as well as the public.

Norwegian weather and wave forecast are available on the internet at yr.no/hav_og_kyst.

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