Requirement #441 


For variable: Ocean surface currents (vector)

In application: Nowcasting / VSRF

Goal Breakthrough Threshold
Uncertainty 0.5 cm/s 0.7 cm/s 1 cm/s
Stability/decade (if applicable)
Horizontal Resolution 10 km 15 km 50 km
Vertical Resolution
Observing Cycle 6 h 12 h 6 d
Timeliness 6 h 12 h 4 d


Validated: 4/3/13 Source: P. Ambrosetti
Comment: Confidence: firm
Def: :Result of impact studies of actual data used in actual applications of numerical or conceptual models