NOAA Wave Watch III (WW3) Model Output

This data set contains output from the NOAA Wave Watch III model that is operationally run by NOAA/NCEP. The model was initialized every six hours at 00, 06, 12, and 18 UTC with forecasts every 3 hours out to 180 hours. Included in this data set are the global grids in GRIB2 format as well as the ASCII format bulletins and spectral data.

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Temporal Range

  • Begin:  2018-01-21T00:00:00Z
    End:  2018-02-26T23:59:59Z


Resource Type dataset
Temporal Range Begin 2018-01-21T00:00:00Z
Temporal Range End 2018-02-26T23:59:59Z
Temporal Resolution N/A
Bounding Box North Lat 90.00000
Bounding Box South Lat -90.00000
Bounding Box West Long -180.00000
Bounding Box East Long 180.00000
Spatial Representation N/A
Spatial Resolution N/A
Related Links

Documentation #1 : README_WW3.txt

Documentation #2 : WAVEWATCHIII_Production_Multigrid_July_2013_to_present.pdf

Documentation #3 : WWIII_manual.v5.16.pdf

Additional Information N/A
Resource Format N/A
Standardized Resource Format UNDEFINED FORMAT
Asset Size 17215 MB
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Author National Centers for Environmental Prediction (NCEP)
Publisher UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory
Publication Date 2018-06-06T15:54:03
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)
Alternate Identifier 552.014
Resource Version 1.1
Topic Category climatologyMeteorologyAtmosphere
Progress completed
Metadata Date 2022-06-03T21:12:22Z
Metadata Record Identifier edu.ucar.eol::552.014
Metadata Language eng; USA
Suggested Citation National Centers for Environmental Prediction (NCEP). (2018). NOAA Wave Watch III (WW3) Model Output. 1.1. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 03 December 2023.

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