Forecasting Tutorial: Reading Wave Models

16 May 2014 0

Forecasting Tutorials is a series of in-depth articles where we teach you the techniques of surf and marine forecasting.

By Marine Forecaster Katie Jackson

Interpreting wave modelling isn’t rocket science, but it is isn’t necessarily as straightforward a process you might think. In this article Marine Forecaster Katie Jackson explains how to read the various wave model parameters to squeeze more information from the Wave Tracker and our virtual buoys. 

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