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Global Products
Updated: 10/17/2014

Global Forecast System (GFS) Model
Global Data Assimilation System (GDAS) Model
* Information about the GFS
* Information about the GFS Technical Implementation Notice (TIN) for this upgrade

    CC is the model cycle runtime (i.e. 00, 06, 12, 18)
    FFF is the forecast hour of product from 000 - 384
    YYYYMMDD is the Year, Month and Day

    Click on the links under Inventory to see the file's contents.
    Use as a guide when selecting specific parameters from NOMADS. Click to view what is available.




DESCRIPTION
NCEP FTP/HTTP SERVER
File Name
NWS FTP SERVER
File Name

GFS

GFS - Global longitude-latitude grid
  WCOSS File Name Inventory
  0.25 degree resolution gfs.tCCz.pgrb2.0p25.fFFF ANL FH000 FH003-384
  0.5 degree resolution gfs.tCCz.pgrb2.0p50.fFFF ANL FH000 FH003-384
  1.0 degree resolution gfs.tCCz.pgrb2.1p00.fFFF ANL FH000 FH003-384
  2.5 degree resolution gfs.tCCz.pgrb2.2p50.fFFF FH000 FH003-384

 Available in GRIB2 via ftp
 Available in GRIB2 via http
 gfs.tCCz.pgrb2.0p25.fFFF
 gfs.tCCz.pgrb2.0p50.fFFF
 gfs.tCCz.pgrb2.1p00.fFFF
 gfs.tCCz.pgrb2.2p50.fFFF
 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
  WCOSS File Name Inventory
  0.25 degree resolution gfs.tCCz.pgrb2b.0p25.fFFF FH000 FH003-384
  0.5 degree resolution gfs.tCCz.pgrb2b.0p50.fFFF FH000 FH003-384
  1.0 degree resolution gfs.tCCz.pgrb2b.1p00.fFFF FH000 FH003-384

 Available in GRIB2 via ftp
 Available in GRIB2 via http
 gfs.tCCz.pgrb2b.0p25.fFFF
 gfs.tCCz.pgrb2b.0p50.fFFF
 gfs.tCCz.pgrb2b.1p00.fFFF
  Not Available
GFS - 0.50 deg "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
 gfs.tCCz.pgrb2full.0p50.fFFF
  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
 gfs.tCCz.sfluxgrbfFF.grib2
 Available in GRIB2 via ftp
 fh.0FFF_tl.sflux
GFS - MOS Aviation Products
  WCOSS Filename Inventory
 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
 mdl_mavgribak.tCCz
 mdl_mavgribcns.tCCz  mdl_mavgribsvr.tCCz
 mdl_gfsafmav.tCCz
 mdl_gfsmav.tCCz
 Not Available
GFS - MDL Extratropical Storm Surge

  WCOSS Filename Inventory
 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
 mdlsurge.CCe
 mdlsurge.CCg
 mdlsurge.CCa
 mdlsurge.CCw
 mdlsurge.CCz
 mdlsurge.CCk
 Available in GRIB2 via ftp
 Available in GRIB2 via http
 grib2.mdlsurgegrid.3km.CCala
 grib2.mdlsurgegrid.2.5km.CCcon
 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
 gfs.tCCz.smartguamFFF.tm00.grib2
 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
 wafsgfs_L_tCCz_intdskxx.grib2
 wafsgfs_P_tCCz_intdskxx.grib2
 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
 gfs.tCCz.goessimpgrb2fFFF.1p0deg
 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
 gfs.tCCz.goessimpgrb2fFFF.grd221
 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
 gfs.tCCz.wafs_grb45fFF.grib2

 WAFS_blended_YYYYMMDDCCfFF.grib2
 Not Available
GFS - Sigma Atmospheric Model Data
for hourly up to 12

  WCOSS Filename Inventory
  gfs.tCCz.s(anl|fFF)  
 Available in BINARY via ftp
 Available in BINARY via http
 gfs.tCCz.s(fFF|anl)
Not Available
GFS - Surface Boundary Conditions
for hourly up to 12
  WCOSS Filename Inventory
  gfs.tCCz.bfFF  


 Available in BINARY via ftp
 Available in BINARY via http
 gfs.tCCz.bfFF
 Not Available
GFS - Surface Analysis
  WCOSS Filename Inventory
  gfs.tCCz.sfcanl  


 Available in BINARY via ftp
 Available in BINARY via http
 gfs.tCCz.sfcanl
 Not Available
GFS - Binary Universal Form for the Representation of meteorological data (BUFR)
Inital BUFR Data Dump Files

  WCOSS Filename (gfs.tCCz...) Inventory
Upper-Air adpupa.tm00.bufr_d  
Wind Profiler proflr.tm00.bufr_d  
Satellite-derived wind satwnd.tm00.bufr_d  
VAD (NEXRAD) wind vadwnd.tm00.bufr_d  
GOES Satellite data goesnd.tm00.bufr_d  
WindSat scatterometer data from FNMOC wndsat.tm00.bufr_d  
SBUV layer ozone product (Version 8) osbuv8.tm00.bufr_d  
METOP-2 IASI 1C radiance data (variable channels) mtiasi.tm00.bufr_d  
GOES 11x17 fov imager clear radiances geoimr.tm00.bufr_d  
HIRS-3 NCEP-processed brightness temps 1bhrs3.tm00.bufr_d  
HIRS-4 1b radiances 1bhrs4.tm00.bufr_d  
Advanced Tech Microwave Sounder atms.tm00.bufr_d  
Microwave Limb Sounder Ozone mls.tm00.bufr_d  
Microwave Humidity Sounder-processed bright temps 1bmhs.tm00.bufr_d  
Microwave Humidity Sounder-proc bright T from EARS, SA-RARS and AP-RARS esmhs.tm00.bufr_d  
AMSU-A NCEP-processed brightness temps 1bamua.tm00.bufr_d  
AMSU-B NCEP-processed brightness temps 1bamub.tm00.bufr_d  
AMSU-B-proc bright T from EARS, SA-RARS and AP-RARS esamub.tm00.bufr_d  
Hi-res3-proc bright T from EARS, SA-RARS and AP-RARS eshrs3.tm00.bufr_d  
AQUA/AMSR-E processed brightness temperatures amsre.tm00.bufr_d  
AQUA-AIRS AIRS/AMSU-A/HSB proc bright T airsev.tm00.bufr_d  
Global Ozone Monitoring Experiment-2 gome.tm00.bufr_d  
Ozone Monitoring Instrument omi.tm00.bufr_d  
GOES 1x1 fov sounder radiances goesfv.tm00.bufr_d  
GPS Integrated Precipitable Water gpsipw.tm00.bufr_d  
GPS radio occultation data gpsro.tm00.bufr_d  
Radio Acoustic Sounding System Temp Profiles rassda.tm00.bufr_d  
SEVIRI Clear Sky Radiances sevcsr.tm00.bufr_d  
Mean Sea-level Pressure bogus reports sfcbog.tm00.bufr_d  
Surface marine sfcshp.tm00.bufr_d  

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 Inventory
  gfs.tCCz.prepbufr.nr  
Unblocked gfs.tCCz.prepbufr.unblok.nr  

PREPBUFR Documentation
 Available in BUFR via ftp
 Available in BUFR via http
 gfs.tCCz.prepbufr.nr
 gfs.tCCz.prepbufr.unblok.nr
 Not Available
GFS - BUFR Sounding Files per Station
  WCOSS Filename Inventory
  bufr.tCCz/bufr3.######.YYYYMMDDCC  
  gfs.tCCz.bufrsnd.tar.gz  


 Available in individual BUFR via ftp
 Available in individual BUFR via http
 bufr.tCCz/bufr3.######.YYYYMMDDCC
 Available in TAR via ftp
 Available in TAR via http
 gfs.tCCz.bufrsnd.tar.gz
 Not Available
GFS - Tropical Cyclone Vital Statistics
  WCOSS Filename Inventory
  gfs.tCCz.syndata.tcvitals.tm00  

 Available in TXT via ftp
 Available in TXT via http
 gfs.tCCz.syndata.tcvitals.tm00
 Not Available

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DESCRIPTION
NCEP FTP/HTTP SERVER
File Name
NWS FTP SERVER
File Name

GDAS


GDAS - Pressure Level Data
Global longitude-latitue 1.0 deg

  WCOSS Filename Inventory
from analysis gdas1.tCCz.pgrb2.1p00.anl Analysis
from forecast hour gdas1.tCCz.pgrb2.1p00.fFF FH000 FH001-009

 Available in GRIB2 via ftp
 Available in GRIB2 via http
 gdas1.tCCz.pgrb2.1p0.fFFF.grib2
 Not Available
GDAS - Surface Flux
T574 Gaussian grid

  WCOSS Filename Inventory
  gdas1.tCCz.sfluxgrbfFF.grib2 FH00 FH01-09

 Available in GRIB2 via ftp
 Available in GRIB2 via http
 gdas1.tCCz.sfluxgrbfFF.grib2
 Not Available
GDAS - Prepared BUFR files
Quality Controlled from Dump files

  WCOSS Filename Inventory
  gdas1.tCCz.prepbufr.nr  
Unblocked gdas1.tCCz.prepbufr.unblok.nr  

PREPBUFR Documentation
 Available in BUFR via ftp
 Available in BUFR via http
 gdas.YYYYMMDD/gdas1.tCCz.prepbufr.nr
 gdas.YYYYMMDD/gdas1.tCCz.prepbufr.unblok.nr
 Not Available
GDAS - Binary Universal Form for the Representation of meteorological data (BUFR)
Inital BUFR Data Dump Files

  WCOSS Filename (gfs.tCCz...) Inventory
Upper-Air Unblocked adpupa.tm00.bufr_d.unblok  
Satellite-derived wind Unblocked satwnd.tm00.bufr_d.unblok  
Satellite-derived wind satwnd.tm00.bufr_d  
SBUV layer ozone product (Version 8) osbuv8.tm00.bufr_d  
METOP-2 IASI 1C radiance data (variable channels) mtiasi.tm00.bufr_d  
HIRS-3 NCEP-processed brightness temps 1bhrs3.tm00.bufr_d  
HIRS-4 1b radiances 1bhrs4.tm00.bufr_d  
MHS NCEP-processed br. temp 1bmhs.tm00.bufr_d  
AMSU-A NCEP-processed brightness temps 1bamua.tm00.bufr_d  
AMSU-B NCEP-processed brightness temps 1bamub.tm00.bufr_d  
AQUA-AIRS AIRS/AMSU-A/HSB proc b T airsev.tm00.bufr_d  
AMSU-B-proc b T from EARS, SA-RARS and AP-RARS esamub.tm00.bufr_d  
Hi-res3-proc b T from EARS, SA-RARS and AP-RARS eshrs3.tm00.bufr_d  
Microwave Humidity Sounder-proc b T from EARS, SA-RARS and AP-RARS esmhs.tm00.bufr_d  
field-of-view imager brightness temps geoimr.tm00.bufr_d  
Advanced Tech Microwave Sounder atms.tm00.bufr_d  
Microwave Limb Sounder mls.tm00.bufr_d  
GOES 1x1 fov sounder radiances goesfv.tm00.bufr_d  
GPS integrated precipitable water gpipw.tm00.bufr_d  
GPS radio occultation data gpsro.tm00.bufr_d  
Surface marine sfcshp.tm00.bufr_d  
SBUV layer ozone product (Version 8) osbuv8.tm00.bufr_d  
Global Ozone Monitoring Experiment-2 gome.tm00.bufr_d  
Ozone Monitoring Instrument omi.tm00.bufr_d  
SEVIRI Clear Sky Radiances sevcsr.tm00.bufr_d  
METOP-2 IASI 1C radiance data (variable channels) mtiasi.tm00.bufr_d  
HIRS-3 NCEP-processed brightness temps 1bhrs3.tm00.bufr_d  
HIRS-4 1b radiances 1bhrs4.tm00.bufr_d  
MHS NCEP-processed br. temp 1bmhs.tm00.bufr_d  
AMSU-A NCEP-processed brightness temps 1bamua.tm00.bufr_d  
AMSU-B NCEP-processed brightness temps 1bamub.tm00.bufr_d  
AQUA-AIRS AIRS/AMSU-A/HSB proc. btemps airsev.tm00.bufr_d  
GOES 1x1 fov sounder radiances goesfv.tm00.bufr_d  
GPS radio occultation data gpsro.tm00.bufr_d  
Surface marine Unblocked sfcshp.tm00.bufr_d.unblok  
Surface Land adpsfc.tm00.bufr_d.nr  
Upper-air Unblocked adpupa.tm00.bufr_d.unblok  
Soundings/Brightness Temperatures atovs.tm00.bufr_d  
Soundings/Brightness Temperatures atovs.tm00.bufr_d.unblok  

NCEP BUFR File Documentation  & Observation file descriptions
 All Available in BUFR via ftp
 All Available in BUFR via http
 gdas.YYYYMMDD/gdas1.tCCz.filename.tm00.bufr_d
 Not Available
GDAS - Time Dependent Satellite Bias Correction
  WCOSS Filename Inventory
  gdas1.tCCz.abias  

 Available in TXT via ftp
 Available in TXT via http
 gdas.YYYYMMDD/gdas1.tCCz.abias
 Not Available
GDAS - Atmospheric Analysis
  WCOSS Filename Inventory
  gdas1.tCCz.sanl  

 Available in BINARY via ftp
 Available in BINARY via http
 gdas.YYYYMMDD/gdas1.tCCz.sanl
 Not Available
GDAS - Surface Analysis
  WCOSS Filename Inventory
  gdas1.tCCz.sfcanl  

 Available in BINARY via ftp
 Available in BINARY via http
 gdas.YYYYMMDD/gdas1.tCCz.sfcanl
 Not Available
GDAS - Atmospheric Model Data
at specific forecast hour
  WCOSS Filename Inventory
  gdas1.tCCz.sfxx  

 Available in BINARY via ftp
 Available in BINARY via http
 gdas.YYYYMMDD/gdas1.tCCz.sfxx
 Not Available
GDAS - Surface Boundary Conditions
at specific forecast hour
  WCOSS Filename Inventory
  gdas1.tCCz.bfxx  

 Available in BINARY via ftp
 Available in BINARY via http
 gdas.YYYYMMDD/gdas1.tCCz.bfxx
 Not Available
GDAS - Tropical Cyclone Vital Statistics
  WCOSS Filename Inventory
  gdas.tCCz.syndata.tcvitals.tm00  

 Available in TXT via ftp
 Available in TXT via http
 gdas.tCCz.syndata.tcvitals.tm00
 Not Available
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