MSC50 Wind and Wave Climate Hindcast
Hourly wind and wave time series data from MSC/Oceanweather hindcast models are available by request from Fisheries and Oceans. Value added OSMOSIS products are available from Environment Canada MSC Climate Services ( firstname.lastname@example.org) on a cost-recovery basis. Selected atlas products from the original AES40 and MSC50 hindcasts are available from Oceanweather.
|Hindcast Data Availability
Please use the following to identify the grid point data you wish to request
|MSC Hindcast Domain||Inventory||Geographic Extent||Temporal Extent|
|MSC50 ATLANTIC|| TXT
|40.00N - 75.00N
43.00W - 80.00W
|1954-01 to 2015-12|
|Northeast Pacific GROW-Fine|| TXT
|47.19N - 56.56N
124.38W - 145.00W
|1980-01 to 2015-12|
|BEAUFORT MSCB|| TXT
|69.45N - 72.00N
126.00W - 142.50W
|1970-01 to 2015-12|
MSC50 is an update to the AES40 hindcast. A shallow version of the OWI-3G is applied to 0.1 degree grid covering much of the Canadian Maritimes and 0.5 degree grid to the North Atlantic basin. Presently the hindcast covers the period from 1954-2015.
Northeast Pacific GROW-Fine
The GROW-Fine hindcast is a follow-on to the MSC50 Atlantic hindcast which addresses the Northeast Pacific Ocean. The hindcast is archived 3-hourly for the period 1980-2015 and includes shallow water effects and tropical cyclones.
The GROW Fine Arctic Hindcast is Oceanweather's comprehensive metocean study of the Arctic Sea. The hindcast covers the period from 1983-2015, wave spectra is available at select locations.
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