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Global Real-Time Ocean Forecast System


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) and is part of a larger national backbone capability of ocean modeling at the National Weather Service in a strong partnership with the US Navy.

Global Real-time Ocean Forecast System SST
The latest Global RTOFS Sea Surface Temperature nowcast
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