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Naval Research Laboratory

HYCOM Consortium for Data-Assimilative Ocean Modeling


Real-time 1/25° Gulf of Mexico HYCOM
NAVGEM 0.281° forcing
MODAS synthetics - 3Dvar - Analysis at 12Z - Tides


Note: As of March 1, 2019 this page links to the latest Gulf of Mexico nowcast/forecast system.
Changes include a higher vertical resultion in the upper 100m and the inclusion of tidal forcing.
ISOP is used as the vertical projection of the surface observations.
One daily analysis at 12Z is performed. Receipt time is used for the observations
which means that all observations received since the previous analysis
are used in the daily analysis.

Mean plots


System information


Click on the region of interest to see regional plots

Gulf of Mexico    Florida Keys    Florida West Coast

Temperature and Salinity sections

Velocity sections


Comparison with in situ data


NCODA Observations


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