Requirement #356 


For variable: Dominant wave direction

In application: High Res NWP

Goal Breakthrough Threshold
Uncertainty 10 deg. 15 deg. 30 deg.
Stability/decade (if applicable)
Horizontal Resolution 5 km 10 km 40 km
Vertical Resolution
Observing Cycle 30 min 3 h 6 h
Timeliness 6 min 30 min 3 h


Validated: 8/4/11 Source: T Montmerle
Comment: Confidence: firm
Def: :Result of impact studies of actual data used in actual applications of numerical or conceptual models
  • Domain: Ocean
    • Subdomain: Ocean