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Radio and Internet Resources For Malaysia & Neighbours

By doina — last modified Mar 17, 2005 01:04 PM

Published: 2005-03-17 13:04:39
Countries: Indonesia , Malaysia , Singapore , Thailand

Jabatan Laut provides Malaysian Shipping Notices, Notices to Mariners, Marine Guidance Notes, and Port Circulars, in *.pdf format, at http://www.marine.gov.my/notice/index.html

Singapore National Environment Agency http://203.126.254.162/marine/ provides: 24 and 48 hour graphic forecasts of significant wave height; 24 and 48 hour graphic forecasts of surface wind; hourly satellite photos of the ASEAN region; hourly satellite photos of Singapore; Shipping Bulletin (text); and a Regional Weather graphic showing surface streamlines and sea conditions.

The US Navy Fleet Numerical Meteorology and Oceanography Center provides graphic forecasts (NOGAPS model) for the tropical west Pacific Ocean in 12 hour increments up to 144 hours ahead of: surface streamlines and wind speed; 850 – 200 hPa wind sheer; significant wave height; and rainfall. FNMOC uses the secure https:// protocol: https://www.fnmoc.navy.mil/PUBLIC/

Other regional sources include the meteorological offices of Thailand http://www.thaimet.tmd.go.th/eng/default.asp (brief text report in English) and Indonesia http://meteo.bmg.go.id/maritim.jsp (text forecast in Bahasa Melayu and graphics forecasts of wind direction and speed at 10 metres, see Prediksi Angin 10 m, and sea conditions, Prediksi Gelombang).

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