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Computer Model Forecast Maps

The model pages are still being updated to the new web site format


NCEP NAM model
On grid 211 - 00 UTC / 12 UTC
On grid 212 - 00 UTC / 06 UTC / 12 UTC / 18 UTC
On grid 104 - 00 UTC / 06 UTC / 12 UTC / 18 UTC
NCEP GFS model
6 hourly forecasts out to 5 days
On grid 211 - 00 UTC / 12 UTC
3 hourly forecasts out to 8 days
On grid 104 - 00 UTC / 06 UTC / 12 UTC / 18 UTC
On Northern Hemisphere projection - 00 UTC / 06 UTC / 12 UTC / 18 UTC
12 hourly forecasts out to 16 days
On grid 104 - 00 UTC / 06 UTC / 12 UTC / 18 UTC
On Northern Hemisphere projection - 00 UTC / 06 UTC / 12 UTC / 18 UTC
NCEP GFS vs ECMWF model comparisons
24 hourly forecasts out to 7 days
00 UTC runs are usually updated by 08 UTC, 12 UTC runs are usually updated by 20 UTC

Over North America - 00 UTC / 12 UTC
On Northern Hemisphere projection - 00 UTC / 12 UTC
Tripoli Global energetics plots (JAPE plots) from GFS model output
Global energetics plots
Definitions of variables on JAPE plots (PDF)
VIS5D output from NCEP and UW-NMS models
VIS5D files
Variable names for vis5d files from NCEP models
Variable names for vis5d files from the UW-NMS model