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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


Sunday, January 25, 2015

Military time displayed using the 24 hour clock.

  • UTC Offset: UTC -10:00
  • 5 hours behind New York

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