EMMA warning

Introduction/Additional information: 

The EMMA warning shall be used to warn shippers using graphical symbols on the ECDIS screen of heavy weather conditions. The following message is capable of transmitting the EMMA data using the AIS channel. It will not replace the Notices to Skippers warnings.

This message should be sent by base stations only, to give weather warnings to all vessels in a certain area. The message should be sent with binary message 8 on demand.

Permitted as from: 
10/10/2007
Registrant: 
EU
Message number: 
8
DAC: 
200
FI: 
23
State: 
discontinued
Number of slots (max): 
2