Caribbean Radio Weather Guide

Caribbean Radio Weather Guide

UTC Local Station and Report Description Frequency Mode Band
(Caribbean) (kilohertz)

0600 0200 Radiofax broadcast C1 WFax Upper sideband (USB)
0930 0530 NMN Offshore Forecast A Voice USB
1035 0635 Emergency and Weather Ham Net 7162 Voice Lower sideband (LSB)
1115 0715 Maritime Mobile Ham Net 7241 Voice LSB
1130 0730 Maritime Mobile Ham Net 7086 WFax LSB
1130 0730 Albatross Weather Report 8155 Voice USB
1200 0800 NWS Caribbean Weather (via WLO)2
1200 0800 Radiofax broadcast C1 Wefax USB
1205 0805 ZBVI Marine Report Mon. - Fri. 07803 Voice AM
1230 0830 Caribbean Weather Net 8104 Voice USB4
1300 0900 Caribbean Weather Net 12362 Voice USB4
1330 0930 Caribbean Weather Net 16528 Voice USB4
1600 1200 NMN Offshore Forecast B Voice USB
1800 1400 Caribbean Weather (NWS via WLO) 2
1800 1400 Radiofax Broadcast C1 WFax USB
2000 1600 Southbound II 12359 Voice USB
2030 1630 Cocktail & Weather Net 7086 Voice LSB
2045 1645 Cocktail & Weather Net 7086 WFax LSB
2200 1800 NMN Offshore Forecast B Voice USB
2235 1835 Caribbean Emergency & Weather Net 3815 Voice LSB
0000 2000 NWS Caribbean Weather (via WLO) 2
0000 2000 Radiofax broadcast C1 Wefax USB
0008 2008 WWV World Marine Storm Warnings5 Voice USB
0018 2018 WWV Solar Flux (sunspot)5 Voice USB
0028 2028 Voice of America forecast 9945 Voice AM
0330 2330 NMN Offshore Forecast A Voice USB

A. 4426, 6501, and 8764 kilohertz.

B. 6501, 8764, 13089, 4316, 8502, and 12788 kilohertz.

C. 4317.9, 8503.9, and 12789.9 kilohertz.

1. From the Tropical Prediction Center via U.S. Coast Guard, New Orleans (NMG). (For more information and updates, visit www.nws.noaa.gov/ om/marine/radiofax.htm). On upper sideband (USB), tune 1.9 kilohertz below listed frequency.

2. Broadcasts on 4369.0, 6519.0, 8788.0, 13110.0, and 17260.0 kilohertz (ITU channels 405, 607, 824, 1212, 1607).

3. ZBVI Morning Marine Report with David Jones, Mon. - Fri. at 0805 (local time), Sat. at 0745, and Sun. at 0945. Weather forecasts every hour on the half hour from 0730 through 2130.

4. Annual subscription required for custom forecast.

5. WWV has World Marine Storm Warnings at 8 minutes after each hour and the Solar Flux number at 18 minutes after each hour on 2.500, 5.000, 10.000, 15.000, 20.000 megahertz (USB).

Sources: Caribbean Compass, William Millis of Toucan I, and John and Melodye Pompa of Second Millennium