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GFS - Global longitude-latitude grid

Resolution WCOSS File Name Inventory
0.25° gfs.tCCz.pgrb2.0p25.fFFF ANL, FH000, FH003-384
0.5° gfs.tCCz.pgrb2.0p50.fFFF ANL, FH000, FH003-384
1.0° gfs.tCCz.pgrb2.1p00.fFFF ANL, FH000, FH003-384
2.5° gfs.tCCz.pgrb2.2p50.fFFF FH000, FH003-384
Available in GRIB2 via ftp
Available in GRIB2 via http
 Available in GRIB2 via ftp

fh.0FFF_tl.press_gr.0p50deg
fh.0FFF_tl.press_gr.1p00deg
fh.0FFF_tl.press_gr.2p50deg
GFS - Global longitude-latitude grid
Resolution WCOSS File Name Inventory
0.25° gfs.tCCz.pgrb2b.0p25.fFFF FH000, FH003-384
0.5° gfs.tCCz.pgrb2b.0p50.fFFF FH000, FH003-384
1.0° gfs.tCCz.pgrb2b.1p00.fFFF FH000, FH003-384
Available in GRIB2 via ftp
Available in GRIB2 via http
Not Available

GFS - 0.50° "full" file description

WCOSS Filename Inventory
gfs.tCCz.pgrb2full.0p50.fFFF
Concat of pgrb2.0p50 and pgrb2b.0p50
FH00-384
Available in GRIB2 via ftp
Available in GRIB2 via http
Not Available
GFS - T1534 Semi-Lagrangian grid
WCOSS Filename Inventory
gfs.tCCz.sfluxgrbfFF.grib2 FH00 FH03-384
Available in GRIB2 via ftp
Available in GRIB2 via http
Available in GRIB2 via ftp
fh.0FFF_tl.sflux
GFS - MOS Aviation Products
  WCOSS Filename
Alaska mdl_mavgribak.tCCz
CONUS mdl_mavgribcns.tCCz
40km TSTM & 80km SVR WX mdl_mavgribsvr.tCCz
Short-Range GFS Air Force mdl_gfsafmav.tCCz
Short-Range GFS mdl_gfsmav.tCCz
Available in GRIB via ftp
Available in GRIB via http
 Not Available
GFS - MDL Extratropical Storm Surge
  WCOSS Filename
East Coast Basin mdlsurge.CCe
Gulf Coast Basin mdlsurge.CCg
Alaska Basin mdlsurge.CCa
West Coast Basin mdlsurge.CCw
Arctic Basin of Alaska mdlsurge.CCz
Norton Sound of Alaska mdlsurge.CCk
3km Alaska grib2.mdlsurgegrid.3km.CCala
2.5km CONUS grib2.mdlsurgegrid.2.5km.CCcon
Available in TXT via ftp
Available in TXT via http

Available in GRIB2 via ftp
Available in GRIB2 via http
Not Available
GFS - Smart Initialization Guam
2.5km resolution
WCOSS Filename Inventory
gfs.tCCz.smartguamFFF.grib2 FH00, FH01*, FH03*
FH06, FH12  FH15*
FH18*, FH24*

*FH01 inventory applies to these forecast hours
*FH03 inventory applies to these forecast hours
*FH15 inventory applies to these forecast hours
*FH18 inventory applies to these forecast hours
*FH24 inventory applies to these forecast hours

 Available in GRIB2 via ftp
 Available in GRIB2 via http
 Not Available
WAFS/ICAO/International Exchange/FOS Grids
WCOSS Filename Inventory
wafsgfs40.tCCz.gribfFFF.grib2 FH00* FH03-120*
wafsgfs44.tCCz.gribfFFF.grib2 FH00* FH03-120*
 

*FH00 inventory applies to these forecast hours
*FH03 applies to all other forecast hours

 Available in GRIB2 via ftp
 Available in GRIB2 via http
Available in GRIB1&2 via ftp (grid 37-44)

 fh.xxxx_tl.press_ar.octxxx(ijklmnop)
GFS global longitude-latitude grid (1.0 deg)
WCOSS Filename Inventory
gfs.tCCz.goessimpgrb2fFFF.1p0deg FH00 FH03-180
 Available in GRIB2 via ftp
 Available in GRIB2 via http
 Not Available
GFS - 32km Lambert Conformal grid
WCOSS Filename Inventory
gfs.tCCz.goessimpgrb2fFFF.grd221 FH00 FH03-180
 Available in GRIB2 via ftp
 Available in GRIB2 via http
 Not Available
GFS global longitude-latitude grid (0.5 deg)
WCOSS Filename Inventory
gfs.tCCz.pgrb2fFF.npoess FH00 FH03-24
 Not Available  Available in GRIB2 via ftp

 fh.0000_tl.press_gr.0p5deg_pt.npoess
GFS - World Area Forecast System
Upper Air Forecast (1.25 degree resolution)
  WCOSS Filename Inventory
WAFC Washington
minus icing, in-cloud turbulence and clear air turbulence
gfs.tCCz.wafs_grb45fFF.nouswafs.grib2 FH06-36
WAFC Washington & WAFC London
only icing, in-cloud turbulence and clear air turbulence
WAFS_blended_YYYYMMDDCCfFF.grib2 FH06-36

 Available in GRIB2 via ftp
 Available in GRIB2 via http
 Not Available
GFS - Sigma Atmospheric Model Data (for hourly up to 12)
WCOSS Filename
gfs.tCCz.s(anl|fFF)
 Available in BINARY via ftp
 Available in BINARY via http
Not Available
GFS - Surface Boundary Conditions (for hourly up to 12)
WCOSS Filename
gfs.tCCz.bfFF
Available in BINARY via ftp
 Available in BINARY via http
 Not Available
GFS - Surface Analysis
WCOSS Filename
gfs.tCCz.sfcanl
 Available in BINARY via ftp
 Available in BINARY via http
 Not Available
GFS - Binary Universal Form for the Representation of meteorological data (BUFR)
Inital BUFR Data Dump Files
  WCOSS Filename
Upper-Air adpupa
Wind Profiler proflr
Satellite-derived wind satwnd
VAD (NEXRAD) wind vadwnd
GOES Satellite data goesnd
WindSat scatterometer data from FNMOC wndsat
SBUV layer ozone product (Version 8) osbuv8
METOP-2 IASI 1C radiance data (variable channels) mtiasi
GOES 11x17 fov imager clear radiances geoimr
HIRS-3 NCEP-processed brightness temps 1bhrs3
HIRS-4 1b radiances 1bhrs4
Advanced Tech Microwave Sounder atms
Microwave Limb Sounder Ozone mls
Microwave Humidity Sounder-processed bright temps 1bmhs
Microwave Humidity Sounder-proc bright T from EARS, SA-RARS and AP-RARS esmhs
AMSU-A NCEP-processed brightness temps 1bamua
AMSU-B NCEP-processed brightness temps 1bamub
AMSU-B-proc bright T from EARS, SA-RARS and AP-RARS esamub
Hi-res3-proc bright T from EARS, SA-RARS and AP-RARS eshrs3
AQUA/AMSR-E processed brightness temperatures amsre
AQUA-AIRS AIRS/AMSU-A/HSB proc bright T airsev
Global Ozone Monitoring Experiment-2 gome
Ozone Monitoring Instrument omi
GOES 1x1 fov sounder radiances goesfv
GPS Integrated Precipitable Water gpsipw
GPS radio occultation data gpsro
Radio Acoustic Sounding System Temp Profiles rassda
SEVIRI Clear Sky Radiances sevcsr
Mean Sea-level Pressure bogus reports sfcbog
Surface marine sfcshp
 
NCEP BUFR File Documentation  & Observation file descriptions
 All Available in BUFR via ftp
 All Available in BUFR via http

 gfs.tCCz.filename.tm00.bufr_d
 Not Available
GFS - Prepared BUFR files
Quality Controlled from Dump files
  WCOSS Filename
Restricted gfs.tCCz.prepbufr.nr
Unblocked/Unrestricted gfs.tCCz.prepbufr.unblok.nr
 
PREPBUFR Documentation
 Available in BUFR via ftp
 Available in BUFR via http
 Not Available

GFS - BUFR Sounding Files per Station

WCOSS Filename
bufr.tCCz/bufr3.######.YYYYMMDDCC
gfs.tCCz.bufrsnd.tar.gz
 Available in BUFR via ftp
 Available in BUFR via http

 Available in TAR via ftp
 Available in TAR via http
Not Available
GFS - Tropical Cyclone Vital Statistics
WCOSS Filename
gfs.tCCz.syndata.tcvitals.tm00
 Available in TXT via ftp
 Available in TXT via http
 Not Available