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W – Whiskey Time Zone (Military Time)

Also known as: w – Whiskey Time, Whiskey

Time zone map of W
Areas with same time currently (UTC -10:00).
Currently has same time zone offset as W (UTC -10:00) but different time zone name.

Whiskey Time Zone (W) is 10 hours behind Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). This time zone is a military time zone.

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Email time zone indicator: -1000

An email sent from someone in the Whiskey Time Zone (W) time zone will have the time zone listed as "-1000" in the headers of the email. (However, "-1000" does not have to be in Whiskey Time Zone, as other time zones could have the same UTC offset).

Where and when is W observed?

Whiskey Time Zone is often used in aviation and the military as another name for UTC -10:00. Whiskey Time Zone is also commonly used at sea between longitudes 157.5° West and 142.5° West.

The letter W may be used as a suffix to denote a time being in the Whiskey Time Zone, such as 08:00W or 0800W. This is spoken as "zero eight hundred Whiskey".

Only showing up to 16 cities, others may also be observing Whiskey Time Zone.

Whiskey time now

17:32:36

Saturday, December 20, 2014

Military time displayed using the 24 hour clock.

  • UTC Offset: UTC -10:00
  • 5 hours behind Washington DC

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