Japanese Charts (JP)

Japanese charts are produced by the Japanese Coast Guard (JCG) and distributed by the Japan Hydrographic Association to its chart agents like MORBAI. Japanese charts cover Japanese coastal waters, Pacific and Indian Ocean regions. Selected Japanese charts are also available in English. Japanese charts are updated by the weekly Japanese Notices to Mariners.

Shop Japanese Charts now

They are mainly constructed on Mercator’s projection, and most of those charts covering the waters around Japan at a scale smaller than 1:100,000 are compiled at the scale based on the length of the longitude at Lat. 35 degrees.

Chart Prefixes Available:
  • WGS Charts – the World Geodetic System 84 (WGS-84) charts
  • JP Charts – the charts in English and on WGS-84 published in the same area and size of the W series

Featured Products