Using ASCAT Wind and Other Data in Marine Forecasting

Using ASCAT Wind and Other Data in Marine Forecasting
  • Describe cold fronts and their impact on sea surface conditions
  • Describe the uses and advantages of scatterometer sea surface winds and altimeter significant wave heights in marine forecasting
  • Interpret scatterometer wind data
  • Use scatterometer winds and other observations to determine current weather and sea state conditions, adjusting marine NWP analyses and forecasts as needed