Nigerian Institute for Oceanography and Marine Research

Marine Meteorology and Safety 

Dr Folorunsho Asima Regina

Director Of Marine Meteorology


To take marine meteorological observations and to provide current meteorological information for optimum operation of weather-sensitive activities like fishing, shipping, offshore oil exploration, etc. 

To warn against severe weather phenomena like storm surges, dust storms, heavy rains heat waves, etc. destructive to life and property. 

To provide marine meteorological statistics for agriculture, fishing, water resources, industries, oil and gas exploration, and other nation-building activities. 

To conduct and promote research in meteorology, climate change, and other allied disciplines