Water level message

Introduction/Additional information: 

Introduction:

This message should be used to inform skippers about actual water levels in their area. It is additional short term information to the water levels distributed via Notices to Skippers. The update rate shall be defined by the competent authority. It is possible to transmit the water levels of more than 3 gauges using multiple messages.

Additional Information:

  • This message should be sent from shore only, to give water level information to all vessels in a certain area. The message should be sent at regular intervals.

  • The UN country code and the national unique gauge ID shall be derived from the RIS Index of published in the European Reference Data Management System (ERDMS).

  • The water level data shall only be broadcasted for gauge stations which are included in the European RIS Index.

  • Consequently the display on board shall also only be done in cases where the message can be successfully linked to the RIS Index gauge object(s).

Permitted as from: 
25/06/2020
Registrant: 
EU
Message number: 
8
DAC: 
200
FI: 
26
Technical point of contact: 

RIS VTT

State: 
proposal
Number of slots (max): 
1