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Public Information Statement


NOUS41 KWBC 301315
PNSWSH

SERVICE CHANGE NOTICE 08-02
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HEADQUARTERS WASHINGTON DC
815 PM EST WED JAN 30 2008


TO:   SUBSCRIBERS:       
          -FAMILY OF SERVICES  
          -NOAA WEATHER WIRE SERVICE  
          -EMERGENCY MANAGERS WEATHER INFORMATION NETWORK 
          OTHER NWS PARTNERS, USERS AND EMPLOYEES


FROM:   THERESE Z. PIERCE 
          MARINE AND COASTAL SERVICES BRANCH CHIEF 

SUBJECT:  HEADERS FOR THREE HIGH SEAS FORECASTS TO BE
          MODIFIED EFFECTIVE JULY 01 2008  
 
EFFECTIVE TUESDAY JULY 01 2008 AT 1800 COORDINATED UNIVERSAL 
TIME...THE HEADERS FOR THE HIGH SEAS FORECAST PRODUCTS LISTED
IN TABLE 1 WILL BE MODIFIED TO CONFORM WITH THE MASS NEWS 
DISSEMINATOR /MND/ HEADER BLOCK FORMAT.  

TABLE 1. HIGH SEAS FORECASTS TO BE MODIFIED EFFECTIVE TUESDAY 
JULY 01 2008  
 
ISSUING NATIONAL CENTER          WMO HEADING    AWIPS ID
OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER          FZNT01 KWBC    HSFAT1  
OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER          FZPN02 KWBC    HSFEPI  
NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER/TPC    FZPN04 KNHC    HSFEP3  

TABLE 2. EXAMPLE OF PORTION OF HIGH SEAS FORECAST USING THE 
CURRENT HEADER FORMAT

FZNT01 KWBC 021605
HSFAT1

CCODE/1:31:04:01:00/AOW/NWS/CCODE
HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA IV
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1630 UTC FEB 02 2008
SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS

/TEXT FOLLOWS/

TABLE 3. EXAMPLE OF PORTION OF HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOLLOWING THE 
MND HEADER FORMAT EFFECTIVE TUESDAY JULY 01 2008 
 
FZNT01 KWBC 111613  
HSFAT1  
 
HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA IV  
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC  
1630 UTC FRI JUL 11 2008  
 
CCODE/1:31:04:01:00/AOW/NWS/CCODE  
SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS  

/TEXT FOLLOWS/  
 
IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS...PLEASE CONTACT:
  
    TIMOTHY RULON
    NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE  
    MARINE AND COASTAL SERVICES BRANCH  
    1325 EAST-WEST HIGHWAY  
    SILVER SPRING MARYLAND 20910  
    PHONE: 301-713-1677 X 128  
    EMAIL: TIMOTHY.RULON@NOAA.GOV

NWS NATIONAL SERVICE CHANGE NOTICES ARE AVAILABLE ONLINE AT  
/USE LOWER CASE LETTERS/:  
 
    HTTP://WWW.NWS.NOAA.GOV/OM/NOTIF.HTM
 
NWS DIRECTIVES ARE AVAILABLE ONLINE AT /USE LOWER CASE LETTERS/:  
                                
    HTTP://WWW.NWS.NOAA.GOV/OM/DIRECTIVES
 
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