Our Work

Numerical Weather Prediction (NWP) is a unit in the Directorate of Weather Forecasting Service of the Agency. It functions as a support for other Departments and Units. NWP runs simulations from different models, derives products and supplies them according to requests and requirements.

The unit also has access to the COSMO model, state-of-the-art equipment used to provide specialised weather forecasts.

What We offer

Some of the NWP products currently generated includes:

  • Rainfall- 3 hours accumulation for a period of 78 hours Rainfall Accumulations- 24 hours 
  • Temperature 
  • Dust Forecast – Mean Sea Level Pressure, Pressure Tendency, Wind Speed at 10m and 925ha 

Marine Products include:

  • Winds Forecast – 10m and 50m for 3hrs interval for 48 hours 
  • Coastal Rain Forecast – 6hrs interval for 48 hours 
  • Wind Height and Direction – 6hrs interval for 48 hours
  • Point Forecast