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Meteorological Department St Maarten

Institution Name
In English
Meteorological Department St Maarten
Acronym MDS
Type Government
Airport Road #69 Simpson Bay
St. Maarten
Netherlands Antilles
Tel +1-721 5452024
Fax +1-721 5452998
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Website http://www.meteosxm.com

The objectives of the Meteorological Department of St. Maarten are to:

* Monitor weather conditions 24 hours a day, 365 days a year

* Observe, record, and transmit upper-air data (temperature, humidity, winds, etc)

* Correspond with regional & international weather stations on various meteorological & climatological phenomena

* Produce and disseminate weather forecasts and warnings to the general public, marine and aviation industries

* Issue special reports whenever necessary, such as in the event of heavy rainfall, tropical storms, and/or other hazardous weather phenomena

* Manage and maintain meteorological and climatological data on a regular basis (monthly and yearly)

* Uphold national & international policy in the field of meteorology, climatology and other geophysical fields

Group(s): Tsunami Created: 2014-03-17 Last Updated: 2017-03-27

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