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The Global RTOFS model data is in NetCDF format, and will be distributed on both the Operational FTP server (FTPPRD), and the NOMADS data server.

NetCDF Product description

NetCDF file names are:
Surface files :rtofs_glo_2ds_[n,f]XXX_BBBBB_CCCC.nc
Volume files: rtofs_glo_3dz_[n,f]XXX_DDDD_EEEE.nc
where:
n=nowcast
f=forecast
BBBBB=[3hrly, daily]
XXX=hours (000-048 for nowcast and 001-144 for forecast)
CCCC=[diag, prog]
DDDD=[daily, 6hrly]
if 6hrly then EEEE=reg[1,2,3]
if daily then EEEE= 3z[s,t,u,v]io

Surface Fields (2ds)

diag stands for diagnostic variables:
ice_coverage
ice_thickness
ssh
surface_boundary_layer_thickness
mixed_layer_thickness
prog stands for prognostic variables:
u_velocity
v_velocity
sst
sss
layer_density

Volumetric Fields (3dz) defined on Z-levels:

Parameters
s= salinity
t= temperature
u= u-component
v= v-component
and
reg1: Eastern CONUS
reg2: Western CONUS
reg3: Alaska
File names for a full model run are:
3-Hourly Surface
rtofs_glo_2ds_f003_3hrly_diag.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_f003_3hrly_prog.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_f006_3hrly_diag.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_f006_3hrly_prog.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_f009_3hrly_diag.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_f009_3hrly_prog.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_f012_3hrly_diag.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_f012_3hrly_prog.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_f015_3hrly_diag.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_f015_3hrly_prog.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_f018_3hrly_diag.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_f018_3hrly_prog.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_f021_3hrly_diag.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_f021_3hrly_prog.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_f024_3hrly_diag.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_f024_3hrly_prog.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_f027_3hrly_diag.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_f027_3hrly_prog.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_f030_3hrly_diag.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_f030_3hrly_prog.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_f033_3hrly_diag.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_f033_3hrly_prog.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_f036_3hrly_diag.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_f036_3hrly_prog.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_f039_3hrly_diag.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_f039_3hrly_prog.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_f042_3hrly_diag.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_f042_3hrly_prog.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_f045_3hrly_diag.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_f045_3hrly_prog.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_f048_3hrly_diag.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_f048_3hrly_prog.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_f051_3hrly_diag.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_f051_3hrly_prog.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_f054_3hrly_diag.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_f054_3hrly_prog.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_f057_3hrly_diag.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_f057_3hrly_prog.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_f060_3hrly_diag.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_f060_3hrly_prog.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_f063_3hrly_diag.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_f063_3hrly_prog.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_f066_3hrly_diag.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_f066_3hrly_prog.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_f069_3hrly_diag.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_f069_3hrly_prog.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_f072_3hrly_diag.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_f072_3hrly_prog.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_f075_3hrly_diag.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_f075_3hrly_prog.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_f078_3hrly_diag.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_f078_3hrly_prog.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_f081_3hrly_diag.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_f081_3hrly_prog.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_f084_3hrly_diag.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_f084_3hrly_prog.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_f087_3hrly_diag.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_f087_3hrly_prog.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_f090_3hrly_diag.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_f090_3hrly_prog.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_f093_3hrly_diag.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_f093_3hrly_prog.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_f096_3hrly_diag.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_f096_3hrly_prog.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_f099_3hrly_diag.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_f099_3hrly_prog.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_f102_3hrly_diag.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_f102_3hrly_prog.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_f105_3hrly_diag.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_f105_3hrly_prog.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_f108_3hrly_diag.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_f108_3hrly_prog.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_f111_3hrly_diag.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_f111_3hrly_prog.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_f114_3hrly_diag.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_f114_3hrly_prog.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_f117_3hrly_diag.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_f117_3hrly_prog.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_f120_3hrly_diag.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_f120_3hrly_prog.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_f123_3hrly_diag.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_f123_3hrly_prog.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_f126_3hrly_diag.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_f126_3hrly_prog.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_f129_3hrly_diag.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_f129_3hrly_prog.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_f132_3hrly_diag.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_f132_3hrly_prog.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_f135_3hrly_diag.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_f135_3hrly_prog.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_f138_3hrly_diag.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_f138_3hrly_prog.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_f141_3hrly_diag.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_f141_3hrly_prog.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_f144_3hrly_diag.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_f144_3hrly_prog.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_n003_3hrly_diag.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_n003_3hrly_prog.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_n006_3hrly_diag.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_n006_3hrly_prog.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_n009_3hrly_diag.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_n009_3hrly_prog.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_n012_3hrly_diag.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_n012_3hrly_prog.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_n015_3hrly_diag.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_n015_3hrly_prog.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_n018_3hrly_diag.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_n018_3hrly_prog.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_n021_3hrly_diag.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_n021_3hrly_prog.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_n024_3hrly_diag.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_n024_3hrly_prog.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_n027_3hrly_diag.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_n027_3hrly_prog.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_n030_3hrly_diag.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_n030_3hrly_prog.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_n033_3hrly_diag.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_n033_3hrly_prog.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_n036_3hrly_diag.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_n036_3hrly_prog.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_n039_3hrly_diag.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_n039_3hrly_prog.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_n042_3hrly_diag.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_n042_3hrly_prog.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_n045_3hrly_diag.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_n045_3hrly_prog.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_n048_3hrly_diag.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_n048_3hrly_prog.nc
6-Hourly Surface Regional
rtofs_glo_3dz_f006_6hrly_reg1.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_f006_6hrly_reg2.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_f006_6hrly_reg3.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_f012_6hrly_reg1.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_f012_6hrly_reg2.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_f012_6hrly_reg3.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_f018_6hrly_reg1.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_f018_6hrly_reg2.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_f018_6hrly_reg3.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_f024_6hrly_reg1.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_f024_6hrly_reg2.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_f024_6hrly_reg3.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_f030_6hrly_reg1.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_f030_6hrly_reg2.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_f030_6hrly_reg3.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_f036_6hrly_reg1.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_f036_6hrly_reg2.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_f036_6hrly_reg3.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_f042_6hrly_reg1.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_f042_6hrly_reg2.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_f042_6hrly_reg3.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_f048_6hrly_reg1.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_f048_6hrly_reg2.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_f054_6hrly_reg1.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_f054_6hrly_reg2.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_f054_6hrly_reg3.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_f060_6hrly_reg1.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_f060_6hrly_reg2.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_f060_6hrly_reg3.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_f066_6hrly_reg1.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_f066_6hrly_reg2.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_f066_6hrly_reg3.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_f072_6hrly_reg1.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_f072_6hrly_reg2.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_f072_6hrly_reg3.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_f078_6hrly_reg1.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_f078_6hrly_reg2.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_f078_6hrly_reg3.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_f084_6hrly_reg1.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_f084_6hrly_reg2.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_f084_6hrly_reg3.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_f090_6hrly_reg1.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_f090_6hrly_reg2.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_f090_6hrly_reg3.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_f096_6hrly_reg1.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_f096_6hrly_reg2.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_f096_6hrly_reg3.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_f102_6hrly_reg1.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_f102_6hrly_reg2.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_f102_6hrly_reg3.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_f108_6hrly_reg1.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_f108_6hrly_reg2.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_f108_6hrly_reg3.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_f114_6hrly_reg1.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_f114_6hrly_reg2.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_f114_6hrly_reg3.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_f120_6hrly_reg1.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_f120_6hrly_reg2.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_f120_6hrly_reg3.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_f126_6hrly_reg1.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_f126_6hrly_reg2.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_f126_6hrly_reg3.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_f132_6hrly_reg1.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_f132_6hrly_reg2.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_f132_6hrly_reg3.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_f138_6hrly_reg1.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_f138_6hrly_reg2.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_f138_6hrly_reg3.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_f144_6hrly_reg1.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_f144_6hrly_reg2.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_f144_6hrly_reg3.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_n006_6hrly_reg1.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_n006_6hrly_reg2.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_n006_6hrly_reg3.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_n012_6hrly_reg1.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_n012_6hrly_reg2.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_n012_6hrly_reg3.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_n018_6hrly_reg1.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_n018_6hrly_reg2.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_n018_6hrly_reg3.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_n024_6hrly_reg1.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_n024_6hrly_reg2.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_n024_6hrly_reg3.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_n030_6hrly_reg1.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_n030_6hrly_reg2.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_n030_6hrly_reg3.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_n036_6hrly_reg1.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_n036_6hrly_reg2.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_n036_6hrly_reg3.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_n042_6hrly_reg1.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_n042_6hrly_reg2.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_n042_6hrly_reg3.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_n048_6hrly_reg1.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_n048_6hrly_reg2.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_n048_6hrly_reg3.nc
Daily Surface
rtofs_glo_2ds_f024_daily_diag.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_f024_daily_prog.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_f048_daily_diag.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_f048_daily_prog.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_f072_daily_diag.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_f072_daily_prog.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_f096_daily_diag.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_f096_daily_prog.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_f120_daily_diag.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_f120_daily_prog.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_f144_daily_diag.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_f144_daily_prog.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_n024_daily_diag.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_n024_daily_prog.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_n048_daily_diag.nc
rtofs_glo_2ds_n048_daily_prog.nc
Daily Volumetric
rtofs_glo_3dz_f024_daily_3zsio.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_f024_daily_3ztio.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_f024_daily_3zuio.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_f024_daily_3zvio.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_f048_daily_3zsio.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_f048_daily_3ztio.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_f048_daily_3zuio.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_f048_daily_3zvio.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_f072_daily_3zsio.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_f072_daily_3ztio.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_f072_daily_3zuio.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_f072_daily_3zvio.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_f096_daily_3zsio.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_f096_daily_3ztio.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_f096_daily_3zuio.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_f096_daily_3zvio.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_f120_daily_3zsio.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_f120_daily_3ztio.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_f120_daily_3zuio.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_f120_daily_3zvio.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_f144_daily_3zsio.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_f144_daily_3ztio.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_f144_daily_3zuio.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_f144_daily_3zvio.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_n024_daily_3zsio.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_n024_daily_3ztio.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_n024_daily_3zuio.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_n024_daily_3zvio.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_n048_daily_3zsio.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_n048_daily_3ztio.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_n048_daily_3zuio.nc
rtofs_glo_3dz_n048_daily_3zvio.nc



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