Please select your home edition
Spinlock - Deckvest - 728x90

Caribbean: National, regional and island weather websites and reports

by Caribbean Compass 3 Feb 12:30 UTC
Caribbean: National, regional and island weather websites and reports © noonsite

Caribbean national, regional and island weather websites

General weather websites Hurricane Information Websites Selected Caribbean Shortwave Weather Reports Winter 2019


0915 0515 NOAA Daily Offshore Forecast A Voice
0930 0530 NOAA Daily Offshore Forecast A Voice USB
1000 0600 Daily Caribbean Weather 6215 (uncontrolled 1000-1200) USB
1030 0630 Trinidad Emergency Net 3855 Voice LSB/Ham
1030 0630 Carib. Emergency & Weather Net 3815 Voice LSB/Ham
1100 0700 Caribbean Net 7250 LSB/Ham
1100 0700 E. Caribbean Weather (Chris) 4045 & 8137 USB (Note 1)
1130 0730 Bahamas Weather (Chris) 4045 & 8137 USB (Note 1)
1200 0800 Coconut Telegraph 8170 switching to 4060 USB
1215 0815 KPK Cruising Safety (sponsor SSCA) 8104 USB
1220 0820 Bahamas Weather (C6AGG C Wardle)7096 & 3696 LSB/Ham
1230 0830 US E Coast, W Atl N&W of Bermuda (Chris) 8137 & 12350 USB (Note 1)
1245 0845 Waterway Cruising Club 7268 LSB
1330 0930 W. Caribbean Weather (Chris) 8137 & 12350 Voice USB (Note 1)
1330 0930 Panama Connection Net 8107 & 8167 USB
1330 0930 Cruizheimers Net 8152 USB
1400 1000 Northwest Caribbean Net 6209 USB
1530 1130 NOAA Offshore Forecast A Voice USB
2130 1730 Caribbean Cocktain & Weather 7086 LSB/Ham
2130 1730 NOAA Offshore Forecast A Voice USB
2130 1730 Transatlantic Cruisers Net (KPK/SSCA) 12350 USB (Note 3)
2200 1800 Carib and Atl Weather (Chris) 8137 & 12350 Voice USB (Notes 1 and 2)
2230 1830 Carib Emergency & Weather 3815 Voice LSB/Ham
0330 2330 NOAA Offshore Forecast A Voice USB

24/7/365 Maritime Mobile Net (Emergency, Weather & Assistance) 14300 USB/Ham

* Atlantic Standard Time (AST) does not shift to DST in the summer in Caribbean waters.

** NOAA frequencies (in kHz):

NMN, Chesapeake, 4426, 6501, 8764, 13089. NMG, New Orleans, 4316, 8502, 12788

Note 1: Unless severe weather threatens, this net is not conducted on Sundays.

When there are active Tropical systems in the Atlantic, Marine Weather Center (Chris) runs a net at 2300 UTC/1900 AST on 8137 USB.

Note 2: Please hail Marine Weather Center 15 minutes before the net so that Chris knows

where to aim his antenna to reach you. This net is geared primarily to offshore Atlantic and Pacific passagemakers. For schedule updates see

Note 3: The Transatlantic Cruisers Net is held only during passagemaking periods to and from the Caribbean and Europe/North America. KPK is assisted by WCY, KNC and KJM.


  • WWV has World Marine Storm Warnings (Voice) at 8 minutes after each hour and Solar Flux information at 18 minutes after each hour on 2500, 5000, 10000, 15000 & 20000 (Switch to AM mode)
  • During severe Tropical Storm or hurricane activity, information can be found continuously on the Hurricane Watch Net on 14325 USB/Ham and 3950 LSB/Ham.
  • Anyone, licensed or not, may legally operate on Ham or any other frequencies in the event of life- threatening or DISTRESS situations.
  • Also of interest, with weather, security and general info, are the Panama Connection Net at 1330 UTC on 8107/8167 USB, and the Northwest Caribbean Net at 1400 UTC on 6209 USB.
  • A more complete schedule of eastern North Atlantic and Caribbean cruising nets is available at
This article has been provided by the courtesy of

Related Articles

First autonomous circumnavigation of Antarctica
Saildrone survives freezing temperatures, 15m waves, 130km/h winds A seven-meter (23-foot) long, wind-powered unmanned surface vehicle (USV) called a saildrone has become the first unmanned system to circumnavigate Antarctica. Posted on 17 Aug
S/V Nereida sails around the world day 309
More good sailing N, in fairly steady trades... Wednesday 9:30am - Tahiti/Hawaii time (Wed 1930 GMT) All in all, not much change from yesterday again - lovely, gentle, enjoyable Trade Wind sailing, although rather gusty conditions under frequent, scattered, large clouds - boat speed varying a lot. Posted on 9 Aug
Jeanne Socrates about to cross Equator
S/V Nereida sails around the world - Party time on 'Nereida'! Jeanne Socrates (76) - expected to cross Equator back into Northern Hemisphere (on Day 293) Posted on 23 Jul
S/V Nereida sails around the world day 290
A mix of light winds and a few squalls - but no fishing vessels close by Friday 10am Tahiti/Hawaii time (Fri 2000 GMT) On a broad reach, struggling to make 2.5 kt. Sky completely covered with grey cloud and there's a good 2m swell from SSE with another swell from E. Posted on 22 Jul
The latest on country formalities
Noonsite cover more than 190 countries No other website concentrates its resources on finding out all the details to prepare sailors when arriving in a new country better than Noonsite. Posted on 19 Jul
The largest seaweed bloom ever detected
Spanning the Atlantic in 2018 Satellite data revealed increasing amounts of Sargassum algae in the ocean since 2011. Posted on 16 Jul
Fight against pollution with Ocean Vacuums
Seabin Project celebrates a new installation Seabin Project, the Aussie innovation that's tackling marine plastic pollution and educating the next generation of ocean savers, installed a new Seabin in the Pier 39 Marina Thursday, July 11th. Posted on 15 Jul
S/V Nereida sails around the world day 272
Maramu continues to blow and a solar eclipse takes place at sunrise Tuesday 10am NZT (Mon 2200GMT) - Finished with morning radio Nets a short time ago - making good contact now with Fiji, Tonga and French Polynesia but getting more difficult to make contact with NZ/Aus Nets. Posted on 3 Jul
Honduras, Gorda Bank: Missing sailor
Missing sailor in the Caribbean An Estonian sailor on passage from Jamaica to San Andres, Colombia has gone missing. Both of his EPIRBs were activated in the early hours of June 11, 2019, yet nothing but one of the EPIRBs and an oily life jacket has been found. Posted on 30 Jun
S/V Nereida sails around the world day 264
A nasty storm with gale force winds and big, steep seas Monday 8:30am NZT (Sun 2030GMT) - Very dull, overcast sky. Wind from NNW now and seas still very choppy with only a 5-second interval but down from last evening. Posted on 25 Jun
Vaikobi 2019 - Footer 1Grapefruit Graphics 2019 - FooterZhik 2018 Hyeres 728x90 BOTTOM