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GRIB Model

GFS Ocean Wind


Provider:National Centers for Environmental Prediction, NOAA (USA)
Model scope:Mid latitude oceans
Update frequency:every 6 hours
Resolution:0.17°, 10.2nm, 18.9km
Model duration:61 forecasts starting at 0 hr, ending at 16 days
Parameters:wind, swell/wave combined
GRIB model date:Mon Apr 19 00:00:00 2021 UTC
Download date:Mon Apr 19 05:18:38 2021 UTC
Download delay:5hr 18min

Note: the Download delay is the amount of time required for the GRIB model to compute its forecast and then for the LuckGrib cluster to download the data and make it available. The LuckGrib delay is generally less than 10 minutes, the remainder of the delay is the model compute time.

GFS Ocean Wind

With the v16 upgrade to GFS which happed in mid March, 2021, a source for high(er) resolution GFS ocean winds becamem available. This model makes those high(er) resolution winds, and some limited wave data, available.

This model is described in more detail in this blog post.

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