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Service Change Notice 19-72
National Weather Service Headquarters Silver Spring MD
1000 AM EDT Thu Aug 15 2019

To: Subscribers:
 -NOAA Weather Wire Service
 -Emergency Managers Weather Information Network
 Other NWS partners and NWS employees

From: Darren Wright (Acting)
     Chief, Marine, Tropical, and Tsunami Services Branch

Subject: Marine Forecasts Website will be updated on or around
 September 17, 2019

Effective on or around September 17, 2019, the NWS will update
its marine forecasts website with a new look and URL change. The
website will be named NWS Marine Weather Services and be moved
into the NWS Content Management System. The new web address
will be:

Currently, the web address
redirects to the address of the current Marine Forecasts home

Users who have the current home page address bookmarked, will
have to update their bookmarks to:

Any bookmark with in its web
address, will need to be updated to:

For example, the current web address for Coastal/Great Lakes
Forecasts by Zone:

will change to:

The end products for forecasts and warnings will remain the same
but the web addresses to get those products will change as
described above.

After September 17, 2019, the current web address:
will redirect to:
until December 31, 2019, after which the current web address
will no longer be valid.

To get an idea what the homepage of the NWS Marine Weather
Services will look like, click on the link below:

All of the forecasts, warnings, observations, radiofax charts
and other information about NWS marine services from the current
Marine Forecasts website will be located on the NWS Marine
Weather Services website. The information has been reorganized
and streamlined along with the new display. The site should be
much easier to navigate.

Please send comments or questions to:

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