W – Whiskey Time Zone (Military Time)
Also known as: w – Whiskey Time, Whiskey
Whiskey Time Zone (W) is 10 hours behind Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). This time zone is a military time zone.
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".
Some places with the same time as Whiskey Time Zone
- Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.A.
- Rarotonga, Cook Islands
- Papeete, Tahiti, French Polynesia
- Adak, Alaska, U.S.A.
- Hilo, Hawaii, U.S.A.
- Wailuku, Hawaii, U.S.A.
- Napili-Honokowai, Hawaii, U.S.A.
- Waipahu, Hawaii, U.S.A.
- Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, U.S.A.
- Lihue, Hawaii, U.S.A.
- Vaitape (Bora Bora), Tahiti, French Polynesia
Only showing up to 16 cities, others may also be observing Whiskey Time Zone.
Other time zones in UTC -10:00
Some time zones exist that have the same offset as W, but can be found under a different name:
Whiskey time now
Saturday, November 28, 2015
- UTC Offset: UTC -10:00
- 5 hours behind Washington DC
Military time displayed using the 24 hour clock.
Find current time and time zone by city
U.S.A. – Honolulu (All Year)
Time Zone Map with DST
Time zones by continent/region
- Central America
- Indian Ocean
- North America
- Other time standards
- South America