European Directory of Marine Environmental Data (EDMED)

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General
Data set name

Twice daily maps of wave conditions of N Atlantic compiled from Voluntary Observing Ship Reports (1986 onwards)

Data holding centreState Meteorological Agency (AEMET)
CountrySpain  Spain
Time periodFrom 1986 onwards
OngoingYes
Geographical area

North Atlantic

Observations 
Parameters

Atmospheric visibility and transparency; Wind strength and direction; Wave height and period statistics

Description 
Summary

The collection consists of daily maps on a polar stereographic projection at 60 N and a scale of 1:10 million. The analyses refer to 0600Z and 1200Z for each day. The information used to draw up the maps is received from voluntary observations vessels.

OriginatorsState Meteorological Agency (AEMET)
Availability 
OrganisationState Meteorological Agency (AEMET)
AvailabilityUnrestricted
ContactServicio de Aplicaciones Aeronauticas y Maritimas
Address

State Meteorological Agency (AEMET)
Leonardo Prieto, 8 (Ciudad Universitaria)
Madrid

28071
Spain

Telephone+34 91 5819857
Facsimile+34 915 819811
Emailinfomet@inm.es
Administration 
Collating centreIEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
Local identifier8010002
Global identifier2590
Last revised2009-01-14