1. Retention period change - Only the most recent 31 days of OFS output files will be available on CO-OPS THREDDS.
2. File structure changes - To improve THREDDS performance related to file access and data aggregation
All model nowcast and forecast information is based on a hydrodynamic model and should be considered as computer-generated nowcast and forecast guidance.
This near surface water salinity animation was created from the latest NGOFS nowcast for the Northern Gulf of Mexico. The nowcast is for the most recent surface water salinity as simulated by NGOFS when it is forced by recent observations and re-analyzed meteorological and oceanographic products.