Receiving Past Graphic Products
There are several methods of getting previous graphics from the Ocean
Loops are available for the past
14 days for most of the analysis and forecast products. If you need
to print a particular chart then use the "show" button.
A short-term (14-day) archive of graphical products is available on the OPC FTP server
are now available online from NCDC.
National Climatic Data Center for official certified copies of the latest and past products.
If you would like to obtain Ocean Prediction Center graphic products
from the National Climatic Data Center at
Asheville, NC, contact the Surface Records Retention System at (828)
271-4800 extension 3164. They will provide an
official certified copy of the analysis and forecast products.
When requesting past products then use the official NCDC chart titles
to determine what is needed. For example, the chart title for the West Atlantic Surface Analysis from 00 UTC July 9, 2004 is: atlw_sfcanal_00.2004070900.gif.
Receiving Past Text Products
The NESDIS/NCDC Text Archive Page
is the only known official source for archived OPC text products. (Instructions for using the NESDIS/NCDC Archive Page)
Another source of archive information is the Iowa State University Department of Agronomy, available at http://mesonet.agron.iastate.edu/wx/afos/