NOAA/NCEP Global Forecast System (GFS) Atmospheric Model: Pacific


U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) National Centers for Environmental Prediction (NCEP) Global Forecast System (GFS) numerical weather prediction model 8-day, 3-hourly forecast for the Pacific region at approximately 25-km or 0.25-deg resolution.

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  • OPeNDAP
Distributor National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
Point of Contact NOAA National Centers for Environmental Prediction (NCEP)
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
NCEP.List.PMB-Dataflow@noaa.gov
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Originator NOAA National Centers for Environmental Prediction (NCEP)
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
NCEP.List.PMB-Dataflow@noaa.gov
Online Resource
Distributor Jim Potemra
Dataset Point of Contact Pacific Islands Ocean Observing System (PacIOOS)
info@pacioos.org
General Documentation
Associated Documentation Pacific Islands Ocean Observing System (PacIOOS)
Date(s) creation: 2017-02-03
issued: 2017-02-03
revision: 2017-02-03
creation: 2017-02-03
issued: 2017-02-03
revision: 2017-02-03
creation: 2017-02-03
issued: 2017-02-03
revision: 2017-02-03
creation: 2017-02-03
issued: 2017-02-03
revision: 2017-02-03
creation: 2017-02-03
issued: 2017-02-03
revision: 2017-02-03
Purpose PacIOOS provides timely, reliable, and accurate ocean information to support a safe, clean, productive ocean and resilient coastal zone in the U.S. Pacific Islands region.
Use Limitations
Time Period 2016-04-28T12:00:00Z to 2019-02-22T12:00:00Z
Spatial Bounding Box Coordinates N: 40.0° S: -40.0° E: 280.0° W: 120.0°
Theme keywords GCMD Science Keywords
  • Earth Science > Atmosphere > Atmospheric Pressure > Sea Level Pressure
  • Earth Science > Atmosphere > Atmospheric Radiation > Longwave Radiation
  • Earth Science > Atmosphere > Atmospheric Radiation > Shortwave Radiation
  • Earth Science > Atmosphere > Atmospheric Temperature > Surface Air Temperature
  • Earth Science > Atmosphere > Atmospheric Water Vapor > Humidity
  • Earth Science > Atmosphere > Atmospheric Winds > Surface Winds
  • Earth Science > Atmosphere > Precipitation > Rain
  • Earth Science Services > Models > Weather Research/Forecast Models

GCMD Platform Keywords
  • Models/Analyses > > NCEP-GFS > NCEP Global Forecast System
  • Models/Analyses > > Operational Models

GCMD Instrument Keywords
  • Not Applicable > Not Applicable

CF Standard Name Table v39
  • surface_net_downward_longwave_flux
  • surface_net_downward_shortwave_flux
  • precipitation_flux
  • relative_humidity
  • surface_temperature
  • air_temperature
  • eastward_wind
  • northward_wind
  • forecast_period
  • longitude
  • latitude
  • air_pressure_at_sea_level
  • time
  • forecast_reference_time

Data Center keywords GCMD Data Center Keywords
  • PacIOOS > Pacific Islands Ocean Observing System

Place keywords GCMD Location Keywords
  • Geographic Region > Oceania
  • Ocean > Pacific Ocean

Project keywords GCMD Project Keywords
  • PacIOOS > Pacific Islands Ocean Observing System

Lineage Statement Subset 0.25-deg NCEP GFS daily from nomads server via OPeNDAP and NCO (02/2017) ; FMRC Best Dataset