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Coast Watch Services

As of 06 February 2009, the Coast Watch Service now operates out of Fua’amotu Airport co-located with the Meteorological Service. The Main Services provided by this service includes the flowing:

· 24hrs surveillance of maritime vessels within Tonga’s EEZ

· Facilitate maritime search and rescue operations within Tonga’s EEZ

· Provide maritime information (including weather information) for maritime vessels within Tonga’s EEZ and the general public

· Provide radio survey support for Tongan registered vessels


Contact Details are:

Coastal Watch Unit

Tonga Meteorological & Coast Watch Division

Ministry of Transport

P. O. Box 845

Domestic Terminal

Fua’amotu Airport


Telephone (676) 35 008

Fax (676) 35 009

Email: (not yet operational)

HF Radio: Maritime Frequencies (2182kHz, 6215kHz)

VHF Radio: Channel 16



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