Today 19 ºC 4 ºC |
Tomorrow 21 ºC 10 ºC |
Tue 24 ºC 6 ºC |
Wed 18 ºC 5 ºC |
Thu 20 ºC 10 ºC |
Fri 26 ºC 13 ºC |

Forecast for Europe

About GFS

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About GFS

The American GFS (Global Forecast System) model run in two parts: the first part (higher resolution) goes out to 192 hours with charts for every 6th hour. The second part (lower resolution) runs from 204 to 384 hours with charts for every 12th hour. In other words, first part goes to 8 days and second part goes to 16 days.

This numerical model is run four times a day, using 0, 6, 12 and 18 UTC data, and charts update begins at 3:30, 9:30, 15:30 and 21:30 UTC. First part resolution charts is about 100km (1º), and second part is about 250km (2.5º).

This model is run by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)