GRIB Model


RTOFS Global HYCOM. Ocean Currents

Provider:National Centers for Environmental Prediction, NOAA (USA)
Model scope:Global
Update frequency:every 24 hours
Resolution:0.083°, 4.9nm, 9.2km
Model duration:5 forecasts starting at 12 hrs, ending at 4 days 12 hrs
Parameters:current, water temperature
GRIB model date:Mon Dec 11 00:00:00 2017 UTC
Download date:Mon Dec 11 16:36:57 2017 UTC
Download delay:16hr 36min

Description

This model provides forecasts for global ocean currents, at a high resolution.

The global operational Real-Time Ocean Forecast System (Global RTOFS) at the National Centers for Environmental Prediction is based on an eddy resolving 1/12° global HYCOM (HYbrid Coordinates Ocean Model) …

http://polar.ncep.noaa.gov/global

If you are interested in the Gulf Stream, you should also consider the US-East Coast NCOM model.. Sailors in the Caribbean will also have access to NCOM Caribbean.

This model is refreshed at around 16:00 UTC every day.