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What is an Operational Forecast System?

23 October 2014, 2:17 pm

These maps show typical hourly forecasts of different oceanographic conditions for Chesapeake Bay. Similar hourly spatial animations for the next 48 hours are available online for other locations and are updated every six hours.

An Operational Forecast System provides a nowcast and forecast of oceanographic conditions.

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