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Garmin GPSMAP 4000 Series Supplement Manual

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4000/5000/6000/7000 Series
Weather and XM
Satellite Radio



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  • Page 1 GPSMAP 4000/5000/6000/7000 Series ® Weather and XM Satellite Radio ® supplement...
  • Page 2 © 2011 Garmin Ltd. or its subsidiaries All rights reserved. Under the copyright laws, this manual may not be copied, in whole or in part, without the written consent of Garmin. Garmin reserves the right to change or improve its products and to make changes in the content of this manual without obligation to notify any person or organization of such changes or improvements.
  • Page 3: Introduction

    GPSMAP 5215 Cellular Equipment Requirements To use cellular weather, you must have a cellular GSM antenna such as the Garmin GDL 40. To connect your chartplotter to a cellular antenna, refer to the installation instructions for the antenna. XM Equipment Requirements To use XM WX Satellite Weather, you must have a Garmin XM satellite weather receiver.
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Introduction Table of Contents Introduction ..........................i Cellular Equipment Requirements ........................ XM Equipment Requirements........................Contacting Garmin Product Support......................Simulator Mode ............................XM WX Satellite Weather and Cellular Weather ...............1 Cellular Weather ............................XM WX Satellite Weather ..........................Weather Features ............................Weather Data Broadcasts ...........................
  • Page 5: Xm Wx Satellite Weather And Cellular Weather

    You acknowledge and agree that you shall be solely responsible for use of the weather information and all decisions taken with respect to driving or navigating in weather. Garmin will not be responsible for any consequences of using the weather data.
  • Page 6: Weather Data Broadcasts

    Satellite weather data is broadcast at set intervals. For example, XM weather radar data is broadcast at five-minute intervals. Cellular weather data is broadcast at fifteen-minute intervals. When the Garmin receiver is turned on, or when a different weather feature is selected, the receiver has to receive new data before it can be shown. You might experience a delay before weather data or a different feature appears on the chart.
  • Page 7: Storm Cell And Lightning Information

    XM WX Satellite Weather and Cellular Weather Storm Cell and Lightning Information Note: Storm cell information is available only if you are receiving XM WX Satellite Weather data. It is not available if you are receiving cellular weather data. Storm cell icons on the weather Precipitation chart indicate both the present position of a storm and the projected ➊...
  • Page 8: Weather Warnings And Weather Bulletins

    XM WX Satellite Weather and Cellular Weather Weather Warnings and Weather Bulletins When a marine weather warning, weather watch, weather advisory, weather bulletin, or other weather statement is issued, shading indicates the area to which the information applies. To view information about the warning or ➊...
  • Page 9: Viewing Sea Conditions

    XM WX Satellite Weather and Cellular Weather Weather fronts appear as lines that indicate the leading edge of an air mass. Front Symbol Description Cold front Warm front Stationary front Occluded front Trough Pressure-center symbols often appear near weather fronts. Pressure-Center Symbol Description Indicates a low-pressure center, which is a region of relatively lower pressure.
  • Page 10 XM WX Satellite Weather and Cellular Weather Surface Winds Surface wind vectors appear on the Sea Conditions chart using wind barbs that indicate the direction from which the wind is blowing. A wind barb is a circle with a tail. The line or flag attached to the tail of the wind barb indicates the wind speed.
  • Page 11: Viewing Fishing Information

    XM WX Satellite Weather and Cellular Weather Viewing Fishing Information The weather Fishing chart shows present water temperature, present surface pressure conditions, and fishing forecasts. From the Home screen, select Weather > Fishing. Surface Pressure and Water Temperature Data Surface-pressure information appears as pressure isobars and pressure centers. Isobars connect points of ➊...
  • Page 12: Viewing Buoy Reports

    XM WX Satellite Weather and Cellular Weather Visibility is the forecast maximum horizontal distance that can be seen at the surface, as shown in the legend ➊ the left of the screen. Variations in the visibility shading show the forecast change in surface visibility. ➋...
  • Page 13: Creating A Waypoint On The Forecast Chart

    XM WX Satellite Weather and Cellular Weather 5. Complete an action: • To view present weather conditions from a local weather service, select Current Cond. • To view a local weather forecast, select Forecast. • To view surface wind and barometric pressure information, select Sea Surface. •...
  • Page 14 XM WX Satellite Weather and Cellular Weather Showing a Weather Legend on a Chart Before you can show a weather legend on a chart, you must turn on the weather overlay (page 1. From the Home screen, select Charts. 2. Select Navigation Chart or Fishing Chart. 3.
  • Page 15: Weather Alarms

    XM WX Satellite Weather and Cellular Weather Weather Alarms Setting Weather Alarms You can set an alarm to sound for weather warnings. 1. From the Home screen, select Configure > Alarms > Weather. 2. Complete one or more actions: • Select Marine > on. •...
  • Page 16: Xm Satellite Radio

    XM Satellite Radio To use XM Satellite Radio features, you must have a Garmin XM satellite radio receiver connected to your chartplotter and to the audio input of your boat. You must also have a subscription to XM Satellite Radio. Go to
  • Page 17 XM Satellite Radio XM Radio Bar Displaying the XM Radio Data Bar on a Chart The XM Radio data bar is available on all charts. On a chartplotter, a data bar configured to appear on one chart ➊ may not appear on another chart. The data bar for each chart must be configured separately. ➊...
  • Page 18: Appendix

    You assume the entire risk related to your use of the Services. XM and Garmin assume no responsibility for accidents resulting from or associated with use of the Services. Your Radio Service includes traffic and weather information, and you acknowledge that such information is not for “safety for life”, but is merely supplemental and advisory in nature, and therefore cannot be relied upon as safety-critical...
  • Page 19: Software License Agreement

    THE FOLLOWING SOFTWARE LICENSE AGREEMENT. PLEASE READ THIS AGREEMENT CAREFULLY. Garmin Ltd. and its subsidiaries (“Garmin”) grant you a limited license to use the software embedded in this device (the “Software”) in binary executable form in the normal operation of the product. Title, ownership rights, and intellectual property rights in and to the Software remain in Garmin and/or its third-party providers.
  • Page 20: Index

    Forecast chart 4, forecasts visibility city Navigation chart fish weather screen future volume marine offshore warnings, weather past water temperature present wave weather direction height Garmin Product Support period waypoints, creating GPSMAP 4000/5000/6000/7000 Series Weather and XM Satellite Radio Supplement...
  • Page 24 For the latest free software updates (excluding map data) throughout the life of your Garmin products, visit the Garmin Web site at © 2011 Garmin Ltd. or its subsidiaries Garmin International, Inc. 1200 East 151 Street, Olathe, Kansas 66062, USA Garmin (Europe) Ltd.