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System set-up

The table below describes the forecast range the GODAE OceanView systems can deliver as well as their update frequency and hind cast length.

SystemForecast rangeUpdate frequencyHindcast length
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latest update from 2014
7 days (OFAM2)Daily, 4-cycle system4 days

Renalysis, 4 day hindcast (1992-2010)
CONCEPTS10 daysDaily (regional)2002-present
ECCO group
N/AN/A N/A
ECMWF

latest update from 2014
Different ranges: 18-days (daily), 32-days (weekly), and 7-months (monthly)Daily for the real time

Every 10-days for the delayed product
19570901 to present
FOAM

latest update from 2014
7 daysDaily2-day hindcast every day
HYCOM/NCODA (GOFS)7 daysDaily4 days
INDOFOS5 daysDaily (ROMS)1 day (ROMS)
Mercator Ocean
Weekly for a 2-week forecast (respectively a 1-week forecast)  with PSY2 and PSY3 (respectively PSY4 and BIOMER4)

Every day a 1-week forecast is produced with PSY2, PSY3 and PSY4 and a 5-day forecast with IBI36
Analysis is produced every week and the forecasts are updated every day taking into account the update of the atmospheric forcing2-week of hindcast are produced every week
MFS

latest update from 2014
10 daysDaily (MFS-currents), twice a week (MFS-biogeochemistry)24hr (once a week 15 days ) for MFS-currents, 7-days MFS-biogeochemistry
MOVE/MRI.COMWestern North Pacific: 30 days; Global (CGCM for seasonal-ElNino forecast): 7 months5 daysGlobal & North Pacific (1948-2014+), Western North Pacific (1993-2014+), Japan & Seto (2014+)
NMEFC7days, 5 days, reanalysis (monthly)Daily, twice daily1 day
REMO6 day (Regional 1/4)
5 days (Regional 1/12)
4 days (Regional 1/24)
Daily, analysis every 5 daysNone
RTOFS8 days (Global)
6 days (North Atlantic) 
5 days (North Atlantic, East Pacific and Western North Pacific)
Daily and 6 hourly2-day spin up from Navy initialisation
TOPAZ

latest update from 2014
10 daysWeekly assimilation (with daily udpate of atmospheric forcing)1 week