Sub-Committee on the World-Wide Navigational Warning Service (WWNWS-SC)

Chair: Christopher G JANUS (USA)
Vice-Chair:  Trond SKI (Norway)
Secretariat: Assistant Director Sam HARPER (IHO)


The objective is to monitor and guide the International Hydrographic Organization (IHO) / International Maritime Organization (IMO) World Wide Navigational Warning Service (WWNWS) which includes NAVAREAs and coastal warnings.

Iridium SafetyCast Service Implementation Status


The WMO Services Commission (SERCOM), with whom WWNWS-SC cooperates closely, has established the Worldwide Met-Ocean Information and Warning Service Standing Sub-Committee (WWMIWS-SubC) to monitor and guide the provision of metocean MSI in real time through the network of METAREAs.


Only documents for upcoming, current and previous years meetings are listed left. All earlier meeting documents are available from the IHO Document Archive.

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