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Oceanweather's Fax/Email service provides a low-cost site-specific wind and wave forecast for any location world-wide. This service provides high-quality marine wind/wave forecasts for deep-water platforms, survey vessels, and other offshore operations with low-bandwidth communications.


Sample table of forecast parameters:

Oceanweather Wave Model Output
Latitude:   35 00' 00" North (35.000}
Longitude:  130 00' 00" East (130.000)
Grid Point: 9630 (GLOBAL Model)

   FORECAST TIME           WINDS        TOTAL WAVES     SEA WAVES     SWELL WAVES
DD-MMM-YY HOUR  TAU    AVER GUST DIR    HSIG TP VMD    HSIG TP VMD    HSIG TP VMD
12-Sep-01 06PM   +6      19   25  NE     2.3 10  NE     1.8  6  NE     1.4 10 NNE
13-Sep-01 12AM  +12      19   26  NE     2.3  9  NE     1.9  7  NE     1.2 10 NNE
13-Sep-01 06AM  +18      19   26  NE     2.1  7  NE     1.9  7  NE     0.9 10 NNE
13-Sep-01 12PM  +24      19   26  NE     2.1  7  NE     1.9  7  NE     0.7 10 NNE
13-Sep-01 06PM  +30      19   25 ENE     2.0  7  NE     1.9  7  NE     0.6 10 NNE
14-Sep-01 12AM  +36      19   25 ENE     1.9  7  NE     1.9  7 ENE     0.4 11 NNE
14-Sep-01 06AM  +42      19   26  NE     2.0  7  NE     2.0  7  NE     0.2 11 ENE
14-Sep-01 12PM  +48      19   26  NE     2.0  7  NE     2.0  7  NE     0.2 11   S
14-Sep-01 06PM  +54      19   26  NE     2.1  7  NE     2.0  7  NE     0.2 12 SSW
15-Sep-01 12AM  +60      20   26  NE     2.1  7  NE     2.1  7  NE     0.2 12 SSW
15-Sep-01 06AM  +66      21   28  NE     2.3  7  NE     2.3  7  NE     0.2 12 SSW
15-Sep-01 12PM  +72      22   30  NE     2.6  8  NE     2.6  8  NE     0.2 12 SSW

All Forecast Times are Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
Winds:
 AVER: 10-Minute Average Wind Speed in Knots
 GUST: 3-Second Wind Gust in Knots
 DIR:  Wind Direction in Meteorological Degrees (From Which)
 All Wind are at a 10 Meter Reference Level
Waves:
 HSIG: Significant Wave Height in Meters
 TP:   Peak Wave Period in Seconds
 VMD:  Vector Mean Wave Direction of Waves in Meteorological Degrees (From Which)



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