USCG Local Notice to Mariners, Light Lists and more
USCG Navigation Center: Local Notice to Mariners, DGPS, LORAN C, Electronic Navigation, Navigation Rules
U.S. Notice to Mariners (NGA)
The U.S. Notice to Mariners corrects National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency Charts and NOAA charts using information collected from many sources. From all sources the US Notice to Mariners will contain only those chart corrections of interest to ocean going vessels.
NGA Digital Nautical Charts (DNC®)
The Digital Nautical Chart® is produced by the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) and is an unclassified, vector-based, digital database containing maritime significant features essential for safe marine navigation.
U.S. Navy Oceanographic Office (NAVOCEANO)
NAVOCEANO acquires and analyzes global ocean and littoral data to provide specialized, operationally significant products and services. Some hydrographic surveys conducted by NAVOCEAO may appear on NOAA charts
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers(USACE)
Visit local districts and find information about hydrographic surveys and dredging conducted in federal channels
Canadian Coast Guard Notice to Mariners
Canadian Coast Guard Notices affect selected NOAA charts
USACE Navigation Information Connection
Navigation charts, aerial photos, vessel information on Mississippi River
USACE Electronic Charting Home Page
Information concerning USACE Electronic Chart Program, Inland Electronic Navigational Charts (IENC)
USACE Ocean Disposal Database
Find out information about offshore disposal sites that appear on NOAA charts
USGS Geographic Names Information System
U.S. Geological Survey website that provides information on official geographic names that appear on NOAA charts
USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program
USGS conducts deepwater bathymetric surveys. Also conducts shoreline surveys. Data may appear on NOAA charts.
EPA Ocean Regulatory Programs
EPA Ocean Dumping and Dredged Material Management website. Dump sites and disposal areas appear on charts.
Marine Boundary Working Group
Multi-agency working group that provides information about marine boundaries that appear on nautical charts
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management
Works with NOAA on marine boundary issues. Provides information on offshore oil rigs.
Recreational Boating Organizations
United States Power Squadrons
60,000 member recreational boating organization who report chart discrepancies through Cooperative Charting Program
United States Coast Guard Auxiliary
30,000 member recreational boating organization that report chart discrepancies through Chart Update program
Largest boating organization in U.S.