The Marifoon forecast covers the coastal waters around the Netherlands up to 30 nautical mile offshore and the greater inland waters. This area is divided into the following districts: Vlissingen, Zierikzee, Hoek van Holland, IJmuiden, Texel, Harlingen, Rottum, Delfzijl, IJsselmeer and Markermeer. The Marifoon is issued four times a day and covers a period of 24 hours beginning at 00:00, 06:00, 12:00 and 18:00 UTC. The forecast contains wind warnings in force (≥6 Bft) and a forecast of: general synopsis, average wind direction and force, wind gusts (if  ≥ 10 knots above average wind), weather and visibility for the districts mentioned above. For the time indication, "first" or "soon" are used for a change in the weather in the first 4 hours of the time block, "later" is used to indicate a change in the last 4 hours. Visit https://www.knmi.nl/nederland-nu/maritiem/marifoon_uitleg for more information. The data is published in two different formats: txt and xml.


Dataset name marifoon
Dataset version 1.0
Status onGoing
Last metadata update December 5, 2023, 14:44 (UTC)
Update frequency continual
License https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
North bound latitude 53.7
East bound longitude 7.4
South bound latitude 50.6
West bound longitude 3.2
Dataset edition 1
Dataset manager Peter Siegmund
Maintainer KNMI Data Services
Publication timestamp 2023-02-17T00:00:00Z
Reference system identifier EPSG4326
Dataset start time 2023-03-02
Dataset end time Unlimited
Identifier urn:xkdc:ds:nl.knmi::marifoon/1.0/
Lineage statement KNMI Meteorological Data distribution System (KMDS) storage
Use limitation No use limitations
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