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HydroView Now: Basemap

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HydroView Now: Basemap

HydroView Now: Basemap is a free Web Mapping Tile Service (WMTS) for integration with other geospatial Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) such as Google Maps and OpenStreetMap. It comprises bathymetry features types to form a single mosaicked rendition of worldwide coverage. A preview of this product is available here.

Supported by Europa Technologies, HydroView Now: Basemap is supplied via a secure key code on a free licence basis. To request a secure key code please contact the sales team.

Technical specifications

  • Spatial coverage


  • Scale

    Scales smaller than 1:1.25,000,000

  • Supply formats

    Application Programming Interface (API)

  • Supply extents

    Single global end point WMTS

  • Coordinate Reference System

    WGS 84 / Pseudo-Mercator (urn:ogc:def:crs:EPSG::3857)
    Chart Datum (CD) – representing either Lowest Astronomical Tide (LAT); or Mean Sea Level (MSL)

  • Input/source data

    Charted content: IHO Special Publication No. 57 (S-57)

  • Update frequency