The Vaisala MAWS410 Maritime Observation Systems which cover the most demanding maritime weather observation requirements of moving platforms and fixed offshore installations.
The Vaisala Maritime Observation Systems deliver continuous 24 hour automatic shipboard weather observations. Direct satellite communication links can be used to send coded meteorological data sets to the global network, in real-time.
The MAWS410 Maritime Observation system has passed an environmental and EMC test program. This guarantees that the system exceeds the requirements of IEC-60945 and Lloyd's Register's type approval system.
Intended to be set up on Voluntary Observing Ships (VOS) the system measures, all the basic surface weather parameters, such as:
- Wind speed and direction
- Elements related to the position, course and speed of the ship
- Atmospheric pressure
- Air temperature and humidity