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About JAXA Himawari Monitor: Ocean Weather Forecast

JAXA has developed the system of "Ocean Weather Forecast" around Japan under collaboration with the Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC).

The system produces the analysis and forecast data using data assimilation technique which integrates JAXA's satellite-based sea surface temperature retrieved by Himawari-8, AMSR2, etc. and outputs of high-resolution regional ocean model (JCOPE-T) developed by JAMSTEC.

We provide forecasts up to about two weeks in advance with an update frequency of six days a week, excluding Saturdays.

The output sea surface temperature by the Ocean Weather Forecast can be downloaded afteruser registration at the P-Tree web site.

User Registration from here:
https://www.eorc.jaxa.jp/ptree/registration_top.html