GLOBAL/HEMISPHERIC numerical analysis and forecast systems at JNWPU/NMC/NCEP - a HISTORY!

Year Type Model Horizontal Resolution Layers Domain Forecast Length Documentation Bye #/day
1968 O+H TDL Wave Model 381 km 36-h 1986
1986 O+G NOAA Ocean Wave 2.5 deg Global 72-h NWS TPB #364 10/1994 2
1994 O+G NOAA Wave Model 2.5 deg 1 Global 72-h NWS TPB #426 3/2000 2
1997 O+R Sea Ice Drift N.A. Arctic, Antarctic 384-h NWS TPB #435 Still (2014) 1
2000 O+G NOAA Wave Watch III 1.0x1.25 deg 1 Global 72-h (orig) then 126-h NWS TPB #453 Still (2003) 2
2000 O+R West North Atlantic Wave .25 x .25 deg 1 North Atlantic 72-h (orig) then 126-h NWS TPB #446 2007 (2003) 2
2000 O+R Alaska Wave .50 x .25 deg 1 Alaskan waters 72-h (orig) then 126-h NWS TPB #456 2007 (2003) 2
2001 O+R N. Atlantic Hurricane Wave .25 x .25 deg 1 North Atlantic 72-h NWS TPB #478 11/2010 (2003) 2
2001 O+G RTGSST (3DVAR anl w/in situ and sat. data) 0.5 deg lat/lon NA Global NA NWS TPB #477 10/2017 1
2001 O Coastal Ocean Forecast System (COFS), w/Princeton Ocean Model (POM) 10-20 km 19 Off Eastern North America 48-h NWS TPB #489 12/2005 1
2001 O+R E. North Pacific Wave .25 x .25 deg 1 East Pacific 126-h NWS TPB #491 11/2010 (2003) 2
2003 O+R N. Atlantic Hurricane Wave .25 x .25 deg 1 North Atlantic 72-h NWS TPB #478 11/2010 (2005) 4
2003 O+R N. Pacific Hurricane Wave .25 x .25 deg 1 North Pacific 72-h 11/2010 (2005) 4
2003/2004 O+G NOAA Wave Watch III 1.0 x 1.25 deg 1 Global 168-h (2003); 180-h (2004) NWS TPB #494 11/2007 (replaced by Multi_1 Wave System) 4
2003/2004 O+R W. North Atlantic Wave .25 x .25 deg 1 North Atlantic 168-h (2003); 180-h (2004) NWS TPB #495 11/2007 (replaced by Multi_1 Wave System) 4
2003/2004 O+R Alaska Wave .50 x .25 deg 1 Alaska Waters 168-h (2003); 180-h (2004) NWS TPB #496 11/2007 (replaced by Multi_1 Wave System) 4
2003/2004 O+R E. North Pacific Wave .25 x .25 deg 1 East Pacific 168-h (2003); 180-h (2004) NWS TPB #491 11/2007 (replaced by Multi_1 Wave System) 4
2005 O+G RTGSST_HR (3DVAR anl) 0.083 deg lat/lon NA Global NA 2/2020 1
2006 O+R Great Lakes Wave Model (NAM-driven) 2.1 min lat x 3 min lon NA Great Lakes 84h 2017 (NAM-driven) 4 (00,06,12,18z)
2006 O-G+E MWES (Multi Wave Ensemble System) 1.0 deg x 1.0 deg (?) NA Global, 10 mbrs 126h EMC Doc 9/2020 4(?)
2007 O+G Global Wave Model (Multi_1 run WAVEWATCH III) Various (See TIN) NA Global 180h NWS TIN 3/2021 4
2008 O+R Great Lakes Wave Model (NAM-driven) 2.1 min lat x 3 min lon NA Great Lakes 84h NWS TIN 2017 4 (00,06,12,18z)
2008 O+R Great Lakes Wave Model (NDFD-driven) ? NA Great Lakes ? Still 4 (03,09,15,21z)
2008 O+G+E Global Wave Model Ensemble 1.0 deg x 1.0 deg NA Global, 20 mbrs 240h NWS TIN 9/2020 4(?)
2010 O+G Multi_2 (Hurricane Wave Model, using WWW3) Various (See TIN) NA Global 126h NWS TIN 7/2017 4
2011 O+G RTGSST (3DVAR anl) 0.5 deg and 0.083 deg lat/lon NA Global NA NWS TIN 2/2020 1
2011 O+G Global RTOFS (HYCOM, Coupled to CICE) 1/12th deg lat/lon 32 Global 192h EMC Doc Still (2020) 1
2014 O+R Sea Ice Drift (GEFS-driven replaces GFS-Driven) 25 km NA Polar 384h EMC Doc Still 1 (00z)
2014 O+G+E GWES (Global Wave Ensemble System), formerly MWES 0.5 deg lat/lon NA Global, 20 mbrs 240h NWS TIN 9/2020 4
2015 O+R Great Lakes Wave; NAM-driven runs use 4 km NAM nest) 2.5 km NA Great Lakes 84h NWS TIN 2017 (NAM-driven); Still (NDFD-driven) 4 (00/06/12/18z from NAM; 03/09/15/21z from NDFD
2016 O+R NWPS (Nearshore Wave Prediction System), runs SWAN model 1.8 km outer grid; optional nests to 500 m NA On demand at Coastal WFO's 102h EMC Doc Still (2021) 2, on demand at WFO's
2017 O+G Global RTOFS 1/12th deg 41 Global 192h EMC Doc Still (2020) 1
2017 O+R Great Lakes Wave Model NDFD-driven (GWMN) Unstructured grid 250 m to 2.5 km NA Great Lakes 147h NWS SCN Still 4 (03,09,15,21z)
2018 O+G Multi_1 (Wave Model w/WWW3) Various 1/2 deg to 1/12th deg; extend Arctic Ocean grid to NP 1 Global 180h; hourly output to 120h NWS SCN 3/2021 4
2018 O+R NWPS 1.8 km outer grid; optional nests to 500 m N.A. Coastal WFO's 144h NWS SCN Still (2021) 2 or 4, on demand at WFO's
2020 O+G RTGSST_HR (NSST-derived) 1/12th deg NA Global NA NWS SCN Still 1
2020 O+E+G GEFSv12-wave (coupled to GEFS, replaces GWES) 0.25 deg N.A Global, 31 mbrs 384h NWS TIN Still 4
2020 O+G Global RTOFS (HYCOM, Ocean/Ice anl now from RTOFS-DA) 1/12th deg 41 Global 192h NWS SCN Still 1
2021 O+G GFS-Wave (coupled to GFS, runs WAVEWATCH III), replaces Multi_1 25km/16km/9km NA Global 384h NWS SCN Still 4
2021 O+R NWPS Add unstructured grid mesh of 5-200 m for 10 WFO's NA On demand at Coastal WFO's 144h NWS SCN Still 2 or 4, on demand at WFO's