Friday, January 25, 2013

WW3 Wave Forecasts

This is a direct link to the Navy site where these data are presented. Press one of the loop options to see 180 hour forecasts

You can separate wind waves and swell.

COAMPS Wave Forecasts

This is a direct link to the Navy site where these data are presented. Press one of the loop options to see 180 hour forecasts

You can separate wind waves and swell.

Thursday, January 24, 2013

Wave Resources

There are  many ways to look at waves. In the end, we care about the combined sea state made up of wind waves and swells.

We have two models online from the US NAVY.

We will later add some general resources here and notes on interpreting them.

In the meantime, for coastal waters you might care about, look for a surfer's web site for that area. Surfers are experts on waves!