Bocas Weather & Net Info

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Bocas Area Internet Weather & Radio Nets Information

(Rev. July 2010)

The following are VHF and SSB radio nets, and internet weather site information that cruisers, surfers and others use.

 

 

PANAMA AREA:

Single side band nets for our area:

 ♦    For the "Southwest Caribbean" net:   SSB on 6209 USB at 0815 EST (Panama time) (alternate frequencies 6212 & 6516)

 ♦    For the "Panama Connection" net:      SSB on 8107 at 0730 EST (Panama time) (alternate frequency 8167) 

 

 

BOCAS DEL TORO AREA:

VHF Radio:  There's a local radio net Monday - Friday at 8:00 a.m. on VHF channel 68.  The format includes weather, community events and announcements, buy/sell/trade and general questions/answers about the area and boat-related stuff.

Internet weather links, whether cruising, surfing or loafing, check out: 
♦    NOAA satellite loop  (color infrared)
♦    NOAA satellite loop alt. 1  (black & white)
♦    NOAA text & graphics products
♦    MagicSeaWeed.com -  surf reports
♦    PassageWeather.com - sailing weather
♦    Windfinder.com - wind & weather forecasts
♦    Smithsonian Bocas buoy
♦    BuoyWeather.com - Bocas virtual buoy
♦    Intellicast.com - winds forecast

 

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