The Chart Downloader web site provides the public with access to, and information about, NOAA navigation products.
NOAA Raster Navigational Charts|
NOAA RNCs are geo-referenced digital images of the charts in BSB format.
NOAA PDFs are full-size, high-resolution printable images of the charts.
NOAA ChartViewer displays the charts in a web browser.
NOAA BookletChart are page-size printable panels of the charts.
NOAA RNCs are updated weekly with Notice to Mariner corrections.
NOAA Electronic Navigational Charts|
NOAA ENCs are vector files of chart features and available in S-57 format.
NOAA ENCs support marine navigation by providing the official Electronic
Navigational Chart used in ECDIS and in electronic charting systems.
NOAA ENCs are updated weekly with Notice to Mariner corrections.
The chart locator displays the outlines of the RNCs, PDFs,
ENCs and Coast Pilot regions. These products can be selected and
downloaded from this interface. Google Maps is used as the
background display and search options. To the right of the
map display is an area that shows status and product information.