We are currently switching our model to a new supercomputer.
During this time the web site graphics feed is expected to be
interrupted or delayed.
The production models are running normally on our
supercomputer and our
production FTP server and
NOMADS data server are
being updated. The only impact is to our post-processed graphical
products displayed from this server. We apologize for the
The significant wave height is a
measure for the wave height, and closely corresponds to
what a trained observer would consider to be the mean wave height. Note that
the highest wave height of an individual wave will be significantly larger.
Note on the viewer:
versions 6-8. Alternative browsers in which the viewer does perform
correctly include Firefox, Opera, Safari, Chrome, Konqueror, Omniweb,
Seamonkey, Camino, others. If you encounter difficulties with the viewer in
Internet Explorer, we suggest trying one of the other browsers.