Nearshore Wave Prediction System

WFO Lake Charles NWPS Domain
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Note: This model is experimental and may not be available at all times. The accuracy or reliability is not guaranteed or warranted. The data are provided 'as is' and should not be used as the sole resource for decision making. Marine forecast guidance is best interpreted by a professional meteorologist who is familiar with this particular modeling system, including any model biases.

A description of the NWPS model output is online at:

The National Weather Service is seeking user comments on the NWPS model experimental output through June 30, 2014. Users are encouraged to provide feedback on this experimental product by using the brief survey and comment form at:


Wave Height

Wind Speed

Wave Period

Wave Length

Ocean Depth


Surface Height



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