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NOAA Lithographic Nautical Charts

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) Lithographic Nautical Charts are the traditional paper charts that are updated with each new edition and are one of NOAA's signature products. The comprehensive suite of traditional paper charts can be used to navigate the Great Lakes and the coastal waters of the U.S. and its territories.

Traditional paper charts are produced by a lithographic printing process, and are printed by the Federal Aviation Administration. Individual charts vary in physical size and scale to meet specific needs of mariners. For example:

  • Most traditional paper charts are printed on one side of large-format, durable paper
  • Small-craft charts are pre-folded much like a road map and are tailored for use by the recreational boater
  • Some traditional charts that cover rivers or canals are created in page format and are spiral bound to form a book

When a new chart edition is created, it includes the latest nautical information available to NOAA up until the time of printing. New editions are published when one or more changes of navigational importance render the prior printing obsolete. During a typical year, NOAA may create 200 to 300 new chart editions. The edition number and date (month and year of printing) are found in the lower left corner of the chart. The dates of the latest Notice to Mariners and Local Notice to Mariners corrections applied to the chart are also listed.

NOAA's Online Chart Viewer

NOAA's 1,000-plus U.S. coastal and Great Lakes nautical charts are viewable online. Each chart is up-to-date with the most recent Notices to Mariners corrections.

Select an area to view:
Atlantic Coast
Gulf Coast
Pacific Coast
Alaska
Great Lakes

Customer Reviews
Product Models
Description WM Model # MFG Part # Availability Price Quantity  
#14901, Lake Michigan (Mercator Projection), 1:500000 144685 14901
In stock online.

$12.99

#14902, North End of Lake Michigan, including Green Bay, 1:240000 144719 14902
In stock online.

$12.99

#14903, Algoma to Sheboygan; Kewaunee; Two Rivers, 1:120000 144651 14903
Limited availability.

$12.99

#14904, Port Washington to Waukegan; Kenosha; North Point, 1:120000 144669 14904
Delivery within 2 - 3 weeks.

$12.99

#14905, Waukegan to South Haven; Michigan City; Burns International Harbor; New Buffalo, 1:120000 144677 14905
In stock online.

$12.99

#14909, Upper Green Bay, Jackson Harbor & Detroit Harbor, 1:80000 144735 14909
In stock online.

$12.99

#14910, Lower Green Bay; Oconto Harbor; Algoma, 1:80000 144636 14910
In stock online.

$12.99

#14911, Waugoshance Point, Seul Choix Point, Beaver Island, 1:80000 144750 14911
Delivery within 2 - 3 weeks.

$12.99

#14913, Grand Traverse Bay to Little Traverse Bay, 1:80000 144727 14913
In stock online.

$12.99

#14916, Lake Winnebago & Lower Fox River (SMALL-CRAFT BOOK CHART), 1:0 144644 14916
In stock online.

$12.99

#14926, Chicago & South Shore of Lake Michigan (SMALL-CRAFT BOOK CHART), 1:0 147977 14926
In stock online.

$12.99

#14927, Chicago Lake Front; Gary Harbor, 1:60000 147985 14927
In stock online.

$12.99

#14933, Grand Haven, Spring Lake & Lower Grand River, 1:1 276164 14933
In stock online.

$12.99

#14934, Muskegon Lake & Muskegon Harbor, 1:15000 276170 14934
In stock online.

$12.99

#14935, White Lake, 1:10000 276180 14935
Delivery within 2 - 3 weeks.

$12.99

#14942, Lake Charlevoix; Charlevoix, South Point, Round Lake, 1:30000 275406 14942
In stock online.

$12.99

#14973, Apostle Islands, including Chequamegan Bay, 1:60000 556228 14973
In stock online.

$12.99

Product Description

NOAA Lithographic Nautical Charts

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) Lithographic Nautical Charts are the traditional paper charts that are updated with each new edition and are one of NOAA's signature products. The comprehensive suite of traditional paper charts can be used to navigate the Great Lakes and the coastal waters of the U.S. and its territories.

Traditional paper charts are produced by a lithographic printing process, and are printed by the Federal Aviation Administration. Individual charts vary in physical size and scale to meet specific needs of mariners. For example:

  • Most traditional paper charts are printed on one side of large-format, durable paper
  • Small-craft charts are pre-folded much like a road map and are tailored for use by the recreational boater
  • Some traditional charts that cover rivers or canals are created in page format and are spiral bound to form a book

When a new chart edition is created, it includes the latest nautical information available to NOAA up until the time of printing. New editions are published when one or more changes of navigational importance render the prior printing obsolete. During a typical year, NOAA may create 200 to 300 new chart editions. The edition number and date (month and year of printing) are found in the lower left corner of the chart. The dates of the latest Notice to Mariners and Local Notice to Mariners corrections applied to the chart are also listed.

NOAA's Online Chart Viewer

NOAA's 1,000-plus U.S. coastal and Great Lakes nautical charts are viewable online. Each chart is up-to-date with the most recent Notices to Mariners corrections.

Select an area to view:
Atlantic Coast
Gulf Coast
Pacific Coast
Alaska
Great Lakes

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