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New satellite weather receiver for Navnet Series

By BCShippingNews 15 February 2015
Furuno's third generation SiriusXM Satellite weather receiver released...

Whether you are a cruiser looking to avoid a squall on your way back to the harbor, a sailor trying to determine a route with the best wind or a fisherman looking for sea surface temperature breaks, Furuno’s new BBWX3 SiriusXM Marine Weather Receiver has what you need. Utilizing SiriusXM’s subscription-based marine weather service, you can get live, up-to-date weather forecast information obtained from the weather industry’s leading experts.

The BBWX3 connects to your NavNet 3D, TZtouch or TZtouch2 network with a simple Ethernet cable. Once connected, and your SiriusXM subscription is activated, you will be able to view premium weather content right on your NavNet screen, including current weather reports, NOWRad Radar images; high-res Sea Surface Temperatures, marine forecasts; storm tracking; buoy reports; wave height forecasts and more. On NavNet 3D, this information is overlaid directly onto your charts, with NavNet TZtouch or TZtouch2, you will see this information on your dedicated Weather display. For existing NavNet 3D or TZtouch systems already in the field, a software update is required to access the BBWX3 features.

This Third-Generation SiriusXM Satellite Weather Receiver from Furuno is an important addition to your NavNet network. Weather plays an extremely important part in boating and fishing, now you can have your own personal weatherman with you 24/7 with your NavNet MFD, BBWX3 receiver and SiriusXM Marine Weather.

For more information, visit: www.furunousa.com.