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Furuno adds marine weather receiver to TZtouch and TZtouch2

Furuno has introduced the BBWX4 fourth-generation SiriusXM Marine Weather Receiver for NavNet TZtouch and NavNet TZtouch2.

{mprestriction ids="1,2"}This latest technology will provide live, up-to-date weather information and forecasting to the US and southern Canada, particularly for fishermen and boaters. Adding the BBWX4 to the NavNet TZtouch or TZtouch2 network, enables real-time weather content that overlays NavNet plotter's raster or vector charts to be viewed.

Current weather reports, 5-day forecasts, NOWRad nationwide high resolution weather radar imagery, storm tracking and lightning strikes, buoy reports, wave height forecasts and more are all available via the SiriusXM Marine Weather subscription.

SiriusXM Radio also provides commercial-free music, live sports and sports talk, exclusive entertainment, and news that can be accessed and controlled on any NavNet TZtouch2 MFD that's connected to the BBWX4. SiriusXM Radio service is not available for first generation NavNet TZtouch.

SiriusXM offers a variety of marine weather subscription packages to choose from. Inland, Coastal, or Offshore packages offer varying levels of detailed information to fit various needs.{/mprestriction}

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