Requirement #357 


For variable: Dominant wave period

In application: High Res NWP

Goal Breakthrough Threshold
Uncertainty 0.25 s 0.5 s 1 s
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
      • Variable: Dominant wave period
        • Applicable (vertical) layers:
          • Sea surface
        • Horizontal Coverage: Global ocean