Model/Areas Page Help

Page operation:

Triangle Button

Select the model/area of interest by clicking on the tab.

Area Icon

Each thumbnail is labeled with the area name. Under each thumbnail there are links to the Product Selection Page. Select the model data by clicking on one of the links. The default product set is "All" unless noted below.

  • WW3 - "SeaState" product set
  • Tropical Areas - "Tropical" product set

Click on the thumbnail to select the Model listed first, usually NOGAPS or COAMPS.


COAMPS Coupled Ocean/Atmosphere Mesoscale Prediction System. Regional meteorological (met) model.
EFS Ensemble Forecast System.
GFS Global Forecast System (formerly Aviation short-range NCEP Medium Range Forecast Model (AVN). Met data from National Centers for Environmental Prediction (NCEP).
JMA Japanese Meteorological Agency. Met data from JMA.
OPARS Optimum Path Aircraft Routing System. Atmospheric data at flight levels.
NGP NOGAPS - Navy Operational Global Atmospheric Prediction System. Global met model.
UKM UKMET - United Kingdom Metorological Office. Met data from UKMET.
WW3 Wave Watch III - NOAA/NCEP 3rd Generation Wave Model