Inmarsat SafetyNET weather services
Standard-C equipment required
The Bureau of Meteorology provides a limited range of marine forecasts and warnings via the Inmarsat system. Services are provided for Bass Strait, Western Australian and Northern Territory coastal waters and for the Metarea 10 and Australian high seas areas.
These broadcasts are provided as part of the International Maritime Safety Information broadcast service to shipping, under the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System.
|Pacific Ocean||High seas||North Eastern, South Eastern,
|1100, 2300 UTC|
|Pacific Ocean||Coastal waters|| Bass Strait
(Cape Fourcroy to NT-Qld Border)
0510 LST; 1910 UTC*
0545 LST; 2015 UTC
|Indian Ocean||High seas||Western||1030, 2330 UTC|
|Indian Ocean||Coastal waters||Western Australia
(WA-NT Border to Cape Fourcroy)
|0430 LST; 2030 UTC
1630 LST; 0830 UTC
* 1 hour earlier during Australian Eastern Daylight Saving Time
Warnings are broadcast as they are issued by Bureau forecasting centres, with one repeat after 6 minutes.