Familiar nautical chart basemap, ready for immediate use in GIS or other applications
Raster Charts from OceanWise are electronic versions of the familiar nautical paper charts and are ideal for use as a base map or a simple nautical chart background. Raster Charts are derived from raster-based material obtained under licence from the UK, and other, Hydrographic Offices. They provide familiarity for users who work with nautical charts, are pre-symbolised and ready for immediate use. Raster Charts can be opened using any image viewer software and are available as individual charts for different geographic areas at discrete scale levels.
Raster Charts are ideal for use as a:
Base / background map
Simple nautical chart background
Easily opened using an image viewer software
Available as individual charts for different geographic areas at discrete scale levels
Supplied in GIS compatible file formats (GeoTIFF)
Supplied as individual charts
Available for consumption quickly after purchase with no complicated setup or wait period
OceanWise obtain Raster Charts under licence from the UK, and other, Hydrographic Offices. Availability is dependent on permissions granted by contributing nations worldwide.
How much do they cost?
Raster Charts are priced per chart. Prices vary depending on the area and scale required. For a quote please see the “How to buy” section below.
How to buy?
Commercial customers can purchase Raster Charts and our other mapping products via our Licensed Partners. We have a network of Licensed Partners who resell our data products. See our Find A Partner page or click on any of our mapping partners below to be redirected to their website.
Please contact us directly if your needs are more complex or you need help in choosing your product or provider. For Government, Academia & NGOs customers please contactOceanWise directly.
Do you require a global Raster Chart dataset? Please see Raster Charts XL Oceans.
Do you have a project or ongoing requirement and are not sure what you need? See our Data Buying Guide or contact us and we can help advise the best product for your requirement.