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Mobile NHC and NWS Weather Data

Would you like to access critical hurricane advisories and marine forecasts on your cell phone? NHC offers the following information to those customers with basic HTML and/or Wireless Application Protocol (WAP) capable cellphones, PDAs, or other mobile devices:

  • Tropical Cyclone text advisories and selected graphics
  • Aircraft reconnaissance messages
  • TAFB marine text forecasts and discussions
  • Satellite imagery courtesy of NOAA's Satellite Services Division

Two versions of NHC's mobile web pages are available:  basic HTML and WAP. To view these mobile pages, you will need a cellphone or PDA equipped with a data plan from your wireless service provider. The basic HTML pages can be viewed in a regular web browser, but you can also simulate the NHC WAP pages if you are using the Mozilla Firefox web browser. Just install the free wmlbrowser Add-on.

Mobile NHC home page in basic HTML:

Mobile NHC home page in WAP (WML)* format:

Other NWS Mobile Weather Links in basic HTML: in WAP (WML)* format:

DISCLAIMER: Mobile (WAP-formatted) web pages provided by the NHC website in no way constitute an endorsement of any particular service provider, nor of any particular vendor of PDA devices or similar equipment which may be used to access these services.

Remember that your reception is subject to your wireless providers area of coverage. The color and quality of images and graphics will vary with make and model of the wireless device. Depending on the capability of your device, not all available links will work.

Please send email to if you wish to send comments or suggestions about this service.

*More information on the Wireless Application Protocol (WAP) is available from the WAP Forum.

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