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°, 5.0nm, 9.3km
Model duration:5 forecasts starting at 12 hrs, ending at 4 days 12 hrs
Parameters:current, water temperature
GRIB model date:Sun May 26 00:00:00 2019 UTC
Download date:Sun May 26 16:35:02 2019 UTC
Download delay:16hr 35min


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) …

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.

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