NOUS41 KWBC 011335 



Public Information Statement, Comment Request

National Weather Service Headquarters Washington DC

930 AM EDT Thu Aug 1 2013


To:      Subscribers:

         -Family of Services

         -NOAA Weather Wire Service

         -Emergency Managers Weather Information Network


         Other NWS partners, users and employees


From:    Mark Tew

         Chief, Marine and Coastal Weather Services Branch               


Subject: Soliciting Comments on the NWPS Model Experimental

         Output through June 30, 2014


The NWS is seeking user comments on the Nearshore Wave Prediction

System (NWPS) Model Experimental Output through June 30, 2014. 

The NWPS wave model is run locally and used operationally at many

coastal Weather Forecast Offices (WFOs). NWS displays

experimental NWPS output products on the Southern Region coastal

WFO websites and Southern Region Headquarters website. Output

includes displays of winds, significant wave height and peak wave

direction as well as other wind, wave, and ocean parameters.


NWPS model output displays are online at:


A description of the NWPS model output is online at:


Users are encouraged to provide feedback on this experimental

product by using the brief survey and comment form at:


or provide comments directly to


At the end of the comment period, NWS will then decide whether to

transition the product to nationwide operational status, extend

the comment period, or discontinue the product.


For questions regarding this notice, please contact:


Richard May/OS21

Marine Meteorologist

National Weather Service

Silver Spring, MD 20910

301-713-1677 x 127


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