NOAA Circular 03-01 Issued: January 9, 2003

SUBJECT:  National Weather Service,
          National Centers for Environmental Prediction,
          Marine Prediction Center

TO:       National Weather Service - Assistant Administrator
          Office of Finance and Administration
          Administrative Support Centers


Effective January 12, 2003, the official names of the Marine 
Prediction Center and its two branches within the National 
Centers for Environmental Prediction, NWS, are retitled as 
follows:

						         MAIL
ORGANIZATION					         ROUTING	
   CODE              ORGANIZATION TITLE     	         CODE    


ORGANIZATION TITLE CHANGE

 WX4000       From: Marine Prediction Center             W/NP4 
              To:   Ocean Prediction Center         

 WX4100       From: Marine Forecast Branch               W/NP41
              To:   Ocean Forecast Branch    

 WX4200       From: Marine Applications Branch           W/NP42
              To:   Ocean Applications Branch

  /S/
Helen M. Hurcombe
Acting Deputy Chief Administrative Officer