GRIB2 - TABLE 4.2-10-0

PARAMETERS FOR DISCIPLINE 10
CATEGORY 0

(Oceanographic products, Waves category)

In Section 0, Octet 7 = 10
In Section 4, Octet 10 = 0

Revised 04/08/2013
Red text depicts changes made since 02/10/2012



Number
(In Section 4, octet 11)
Parameter Units
Abbrev
0
Wave Spectra (1)
-
WVSP1
1
Wave Spectra (2) - WVSP2
2
Wave Spectra (3) - WVSP3
3
Significant Height of Combined Wind Waves and Swell
m
HTSGW
4
Direction of Wind Waves
degree true
WVDIR
5
Significant Height of Wind Waves m
WVHGT
6
Mean Period of Wind Waves s
WVPER
7
Direction of Swell Waves degree true
SWDIR
8
Significant Height of Swell Waves m
SWELL
9
Mean Period of Swell Waves s
SWPER
10
Primary Wave Direction
degree true DIRPW
11
Primary Wave Mean Period
s
PERPW
12 Secondary Wave Direction degree true DIRSW
13
Secondary Wave Mean Period s
PERSW
14
Direction of Combined Wind Waves and Swell degree true WWSDIR
15
Mean Period of Combined Wind Waves and Swell s
MWSPER
16 Coefficient of Drag With Waves - CDWW
17 Friction Velocity m s-1 FRICV
18 Wave Stress N m-2 WSTR
19 Normalised Waves Stress - NWSTR
20 Mean Square Slope of Waves - MSSW
21 U-component Surface Stokes Drift m s-1 USSD
22 V-component Surface Stokes Drift m s-1 VSSD
23 Period of Maximum Individual Wave Height s PMAXWH
24 Maximum Individual Wave Height m MAXWH
25 Inverse Mean Wave Frequency s IMWF
26 Inverse Mean Frequency of The Wind Waves s IMFWW
27 Inverse Mean Frequency of The Total Swell s IMFTSW
28 Mean Zero-Crossing Wave Period s MZWPER
29 Mean Zero-Crossing Period of The Wind Waves s MZPWW
30 Mean Zero-Crossing Period of The Total Swell s MZPTSW
31 Wave Directional Width - WDIRW
32 Directional Width of The Wind Waves - DIRWWW
33 Directional Width of The Total Swell - DIRWTS
34 Peak Wave Period s PWPER
35 Peak Period of The Wind Waves s PPERWW
36 Peak Period of The Total Swell s PPERTS
37 Altimeter Wave Height m ALTWH
38 Altimeter Corrected Wave Height m ALCWH
39 Altimeter Range Relative Correction - ALRRC
40 10 Metre Neutral Wind Speed Over Waves m s-1 MNWSOW
41 10 Metre Wind Direction Over Waves degree true MWDIRW
42 Wave Engery Spectrum m-2 s rad-1 WESP
43 Kurtosis of The Sea Surface Elevation Due to Waves - KSSEW
44 Benjamin-Feir Index - BENINX
45 Spectral Peakedness Factor s-1 SPFTR
46-191 Reserved

192-254
Reserved for Local Use


192
Wave Steepness proportion WSTP
255
Missing




Notes:

  * Further information concerning the wave parameters can be found in WMO Publication No 702, "Guide to Wave Analysis and Forecasting".


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