GRIB Model

WW3 - Alaska. Ocean Waves

Provider:National Centers for Environmental Prediction, NOAA (USA)
Model scope:North America
Update frequency:every 6 hours
Resolution:[0.25°, 15.0nm, 27.7km] x [0.17°, 10.2nm, 18.8km]
Model duration:32 forecasts starting at 0 hr, ending at 7 days 12 hrs
Parameters:wind, wind wave, swell, swell/wave combined
GRIB model date:Thu May 18 12:00:00 2017 UTC
Download date:Thu May 18 16:31:15 2017 UTC
Download delay:4hr 31min


The Alaska WW3 wave model is a medium resolution model, generating wave information, including wind waves, primary wave and swell. The resolution of this model is an improvement over the global WW3 model.

For a little more information, see this link.

For a note on the wind level, see this link.