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

Data set information

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General  
Data holding centreAEMET/ State Meteorological Agency
CountrySpain  Spain
Time periodFrom 1986 onwards
OngoingYes
Geographical area

North Atlantic

Observations 
Parameters

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

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.

OriginatorsAEMET/ State Meteorological Agency
Availability 
OrganisationAEMET/ State Meteorological Agency
AvailabilityUnrestricted
ContactServicio de Aplicaciones Aeronauticas y Maritimas
Address

AEMET/ State Meteorological Agency
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