Metocean Data

Metocean Data Available

Marine Data

Bathymetry

  • 5 minute resolution
  • 2 minute resolution
  • 1 minute resolution
  • hundred-meter scale resolution

Sea level

  • point time series (ex. city)
  • spatial maps (ex. coastlines)

Currents

  • Horizontal current speed (u, v) (surface and full water column)
  • Horizontal current direction (surface and full water column)
  • Vertical current speed (full water column)
  • Vertical current direction (full water column)
  • Vertically integrated current speed and direction

Temperature / Salinity / Flux

  • Water temperature (surface and full water column)
  • Water potential temperature (surface and full water column)
  • Salinity (surface and full water column)
  • Net heat flux
  • Net freshwater flux
  • Net salt flux

Tides

  • Tidal amplitude
  • High and low tide times
  • Surge amplitude
  • Tidal currents

Waves

  • Significant wave height
  • Maximum individual wave height
  • Peak wave direction
  • Mean wave direction
  • Peak wave period
  • Mean wave period
  • Peak wavelength
  • Mean wavelength
  • Stokes drift

Swells

  • Mean direction total swell
  • Mean period total swell
  • Significant height total swell

Wind Waves

  • Mean direction wind waves
  • Mean period wind waves
  • Significant height wind waves

Weather Data

Air Temperature / Flux

  • Immediate (°F, °C, K)
  • Interval values (°F, °C, K)
  • Air dewpoint temperature
  • Air potential temperature
  • Sensible heat flux
  • Latent heat flux
  • Longwave radiation
  • Shortwave radiation

Humidity

  • Absolute humidity
  • Relative humidity: Instantaneous
  • Relative humidity: Interval values
  • Humidity mixing ratio
  • Specific humidity

Dew Point

  • Instantaneous
  • Interval values

Atmospheric Pressure and Density

  • Air density
  • Surface pressure
  • Pressure adjusted to sea level
  • Pressure at higher altitudes
  • Total dry air mass in column

Wind

  • Instantaneous wind direction
  • Instantaneous wind speed
  • Horizontal wind components 
  • Vertical wind speed and direction
  • Mean wind direction
  • Mean wind gusts
  • Mean wind speed

Clouds

  • Percent cloud cover
  • Ceiling height

Precipitation

  • Accumulated precipitation
  • Precipitation type
  • Precipitation probability
  • Hail
  • Supercooled liquid water
  • Rainfall
  • Snowfall
  • Sleet
  • Rain / snow / ice fraction
  • Fraction of frozen precipitation

Evaporation

  • Accumulated

Atmospheric Stability

  • Convective available potential energy (CAPE)
  • Lifted index
  • Thunderstorm probability
  • Potential vorticity
  • Absolute vorticity
  • Downwelling shortwave flux
  • Downwelling longwave flux
  • Upwelling shortwave flux
  • Upwelling longwave flux

Radiation

  • Solar shortwave radiation
  • Clear sky radiation
  • Diffuse radiation
  • Direct radiation
  • Global radiation
  • Diffuse radiation, accumulated
  • Direct radiation, accumulated
  • Global radiation, accumulated
  • Clear sky radiation
  • Albedo
  • Longwave emissivity
  • Simulated radar reflectivity

Other

  • Geopotential height
  • Water vapor mixing ratio
  • Layer thickness

Wind Power Data

By hub height

Solar Power Data

Solar shortwave radiation at land/ocean surface

Derived Products

  • High-resolution reconstruction and analysis of extreme weather events
  • High-resolution reconstruction and analysis of extreme ocean events
  • Wind derived from drifter observations
  • Optimal Catch Location maps for offshore fishing