PSU Tropical Group

Atlantic and EPac    Southern Hemisphere


Operational Model Displays for the
West Pacific and Indian Basins

This is a beta version of the site

This page presents operational model fields that are being used for research into forecast skill for extratropical transition (ET) of tropical cyclones and for tropical and subtropical cyclogenesis

Direct inquiries to Alex Kowaleski: amk429@psu.edu

Model data last updated Sat Aug 19 01:39:35 UTC 2017.




GFS Most Recent Sea Level Pressure and 325 Kelvin Potential Vorticity

This map is an overlay of the most recent GFS maps of sea level pressure and mid-tropopshere potential vorticity. It is used to diagnose the depth and tilt of vorticies, including tropical cyclones and potential tropical cyclones.



ECMWF Model

The ECMWF data are provided by the European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasting.
The ECMWF graphics are provided by the Penn State E-Wall.

Western Pacific Basin
00Z ECMWF      12Z ECMWF

Eastern Pacific Basin
00Z ECMWF      12Z ECMWF


UKMET Model

The UKMET data are provided by the United Kingdom Meteorology Office.
The UKMET graphics are provided by the Penn State E-Wall.

Western Pacific Basin
00Z UKMET      12Z UKMET

Eastern Pacific Basin
00Z UKMET      12Z UKMET


Useful Links

Below are some useful links with regards to tropical cyclone forecasting.







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Page Last Updated Wed 05.21.2014 11:00 EDT by A. M. Kowaleski

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