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Agency for Maritime and Coastal Services (MDK), Coastal Division

Flemish Banks Monitoring Network (MDK)

The Flemish Banks Monitoring Network consists of a nautical Monitoring Network, weather forecasting centres on the shore and a computer network in Ostend. The monitoring network is made up of measuring pillars and wave data buoys, fitted with hydro-meteo sensors. Link to service.

Wave Forecasts (MDK)

Wave forecasts for 5 locations on the Belgian coast. Link to service.

Slovenian Environment Agency

SOCIB – Balearic Islands Coastal Ocean Observing and Forecasting System

Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences (RBINS), OD NATURE

Operational Forecasts (MUMM)

A hydrodynamic model describes the distribution of three-dimensional currents and the height of the surface of the sea. This takes account of the influence of the moon and the stars on the movement of the water as well as the effect of the meteorological conditions (wind and pressure). At the moment it provides forecasts over… Read more »

OSERIT – oil spill evaluation and response integrated tool (MUMM)

MUMM’s OSERIT oil drift and fate model interface is a 24/7 accessible support tool for evaluation of an oil spill report by MUMM duty personnel, Coast Guard Centres and other governmental authorities involved in oil pollution response at sea or the follow-up of a (presumed) illegal pollution. More about OSERIT here.

Croatian Meteorological and Hydrological Service (DHMZ)

Croatian Institute of Oceanography and Fisheries (IZOR)

Danish Meteorological Institute (DMI)

DMI Ocean forecasts

The DMI’s ocean forecasts for Danish waters. Link to product.

DMI/COI Forecasts and observations

Products from the Centre for Ocean and Ice at DMI. Link to products.

Defence Centre for Operational Oceanography (FCOO)

FCOO Marine forecast

Marine Forecast shows current meteorological and oceanographic forecast and measurements. Link to service.

FCOO Time series

Current oceanographic measurements and forecast from up to nine different locations. Link to product.

Tallinn University of Technology, Marine Systems Institute (MSI)

METOC portal (MSI)

Portal on meteorological and oceanographic information. Link to service.

MSI Marine Forecasts

Marine forecasts at the weather service web site. Link to service.

MSI Sea Level Information System

The coastal observational network, run by MSI, has undergone a significant evolution since 2005 and presently consists of 11 on-line stations. Link to service.

Finnish Meteorological Institute (FMI)

Marine weather for Baltic (FMI)

Marine information for the Baltic sea. Includes: Weather forecast for shipping Marine weather observations Sea level Wave height Ice conditions Wave forecast Link to service.


Coriolis (Ifremer)

The Coriolis observing system. Credit: Ifremer A system for operational oceanography has been developed in France to monitor and forecast the ocean behaviour. It is composed of three components: Sea-surface observation using satellite sensors, In situ measurements from ships, moored or drifting autonomous systems, Assimilation of in-situ and satellite data in an ocean… Read more »

PREVIMER (Ifremer)

Significant wave height, output from PREVIMER model. Credit: Ifremer PREVIMER is a system aiming to provide a wide range of users, from private individuals to professionals, with daily observations and short-term forecasts about the coastal environment along the French coastlines bordering the English Channel, the Atlantic Ocean, and the Mediterranean Sea.

Mercator Ocean

Mercator Ocean Operational Services

Mercator Ocean has set up different services to meet a variety of user needs. Link to services.

Mercator Ocean Reference Products

Mercator Ocean Reference Products are classified in 2 categories: “Real Time” Reference Products represent the recent past, present and future ocean state updated daily or weekly. The recent past ocean state is 1, 14 or 21 days old. 5, 7 or 14 days forecasts are provided. “Delayed Time” Reference Products represent the past ocean state older than… Read more »

Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH)

BSH products

BSH offers a wide range of products to merchant shipping and small-craft users. Link to products.

Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht (HZG)

HZG data portals

Datasets from the Institute for Coastal Research, HZG. Link to products.

Hellenic Centre for Marine Research (HCMR)


By establishing a network of observation buoys and the creation of a specialized operational center for the processing of the data collected and the production of forecasts, POSEIDON is an infrastructure at the leading edge of modern oceanography in Europe. The network of observation buoys records continuously the physical, biological and chemical parameters of… Read more »

Marine Institute (MI)

Marine Data Centre (IMI)

The National Marine Data Centre of Ireland consists of hosted online data services including descriptive metadata to find data, maps and graphs to view data; and services to download data. The Digital Ocean concept acts as the one-stop-shop to all data related to marine matters including all the activities, programmes and services provided by the… Read more »

Euro-Mediterranean Center on Climate Change (CMCC)

Adriatic Forecasting System

The Adriatic Forecasting System (AFS) is the Italian forecasting system for Adriatic Sea. The Adriatic Forecasting System (AFS) is a joint effort between CMCC and INGV. Based on POM model, AFS was implemented in Bologna at INGV since 2003. Lately, the forecasting system… Read more »

National Research Council of Italy (CNR)

Operational Oceanography products (CNR)

Operational oceanography products from the Operational Oceanography Group, Institute for Marine and Coastal Environment, CNR Oristano. Link to products.

Liguria Cluster of Marine Technology (DLTM)

Italian National Agency for new technologies, energy and sustainable economic development (ENEA)

National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology (INGV)

Adriatic Forecasting System (AFS)

The Adriatic Forecasting System (AFS) is the Italian forecasting system for Adriatic Sea. The Adriatic Forecasting System (AFS) is a joint effort between CMCC and INGV. Based on POM model, AFS was implemented in Bologna at INGV since 2003. Lately,… Read more »

Mediterranean ocean forecasting System (MFS)

This is the electronic report of the MFS state of progress in predictions/simulations/analysis. Every day a new 10 days forecast is released. The analysis are computed once a week and the last seven days of analysis are released. Daily mean maps are an average from 12:00 to 12:00 of the next day. The model code is… Read more »

Italian National Institute for Environmental Protection and Research (ISPRA)

Italian national data buoy network (RON)

The Italian national data buoy network (RON – Rete Ondametrica Nazionale) measures sea wind waves. Real time data are available at: RON includes 15 directional wave buoys and the corresponding land based receiving stations collecting real time series of wave and meteorological parameters every 30 minutes. It provides data needed to define… Read more »

Italian national tide gauge network (RMN)

The Italian national tide gauge network (RMN – Rete Mareografica Nazionale) continuously monitors the sea level and a number of related meteorological and physical parameters. Data (real time and time series) are available at: RMN includes 36 coastal stations. It is the hugest network for sea level measurement in the Mediterranean, collecting… Read more »

Venice Lagoon and North Adriatic tide gauge network (RMLV)

The Venice Lagoon and North Adriatic tide gauge network (RMLV) supports the local real-time storm surge prediction and warning system (7 tide stations in the North Adriatic Sea and coastal lagoons). The data collected (tide level, wind speed and direction, atmospheric pressure, air temperature, precipitation, humidity, wave height and period) are published in nearly real… Read more »

National Institute of Oceanography and Experimental Geophysics (OGS)


Dutch Continental Shelf Model (DCSM-version 6)

The model was made for the government Rijkswaterstaat, and has been running operationally since September 2013. Dutch Continental Shelf Model. Credit: Deltares

Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute (KNMI)


Institute of Marine Research (IMR)

IMR Research data

The Institute of Marine Research continuously collects large amounts of data from all Norwegian seas. Data are collected using vessels, observation buoys, manual measurements, gliders – amongst others. Link to portal.

Norwegian Meteorological Institute (MET Norway)

MET Norway oceanographic data

Oceanographic information and data for the Nordic Seas and Arctic Ocean from the Norwegian Meteorological Institute. Link to service.

Polar View – European Arctic Node (MET Norway)

Regional Ice Charts from MET Norway. Link to service.

Nansen Environmental and Remote Sensing Center (NERSC)

Satellite monitoring of HABs and water quality conditions (NERSC)

Near Real-Time Algal Bloom and Water Quality Monitoring Service for the North Sea and Skagerrak Provided by NERSC. Link to service.

Satellite monitoring of sea ice (NERSC)

Arctic ice concentration maps from SSMI data based on the NORSEX algorithm. Link to service.

TOPAZ forecasting system (NERSC)

Operational Prediction system for the North Atlantic European coastal Zones. Link to service.

Institute of Meteorology and Water Management (IMGW-PIB)

IMGW-PIB Oceanographic information

The Department of Oceanography and Baltic Sea Monitoring is involved in regular measurements of the physical and chemical parameters of the marine environment and coastal atmosphere. Access to oceanographic information here.

Institute of Oceanology, Polish Academy of Sciences (IO PAN)

Maritime Institute in Gdansk (MIG)

Hydrographic Institute (IH)

Products of the Hydrographic Institute

The Hydrographic Institute of Portugal collects and disseminates to a wide user community useful hydrographic/oceanographic information. Link to products.

Portuguese Institute for the Ocean and Atmosphere (IPMA)

National Institute of Biology (NIB)

Real time data from the Oceanographic buoy Vida (NIB/MBS)

A brief description of the coastal oceanographic buoy ‘Vida’ Stainless-steel buoy Vida was manufactured and deployed in operation in 2008 by the company Manta d.o.o.. The buoy’s hull is made of stainless steal 6 mm thick.  It is 2.5 m in diameter and the height of the upper-most sensor (the anemometer) is 5 m…. Read more »

Spanish Institute of Oceanography (IEO)

Oceanic observatory for the Iberian shelf (RAIA)

IEO is partner to the oceanic observatory for the Iberian shelf, For more information click here.

Oceano-meteorological Buoy Augusto González de Linares (IEO)

This oceano-meteorological buoy was deployed on September 27, 2007, at the position 43º50’N 3º47’W, located 22 miles North of Cabo Mayor in Santander. Water depth at the buoy is 2850 meters. This mooring complements other studies related to climate variability in Atlantic and Bay of Biscay waters which have been carried out by the Instituto Español… Read more »

Thermosalinometers (IEO)

Data from thermosalinometers that monitor continuous properties of water in the subsurface are available through the IEO data centre. Link to service.

Upwelling index (IEO)

Upwelling index time series provided by the Instituto Español de Oceanografía (IEO). Link to data.

Puertos del Estado

Puertos del Estado Oceanographic products

Real time data of physical oceanographic parameters (waves, tides, currents, wind,etc.) in Spanish waters. Link to products.

Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute (SMHI)

OceanWeb (SMHI)

OceanWeb is a web application that has been developed at SMHI for the visualization of ocean observations and forecasts for the sea areas around Sweden. OceanWeb presents graphs showing sea level observations and forecasts at specific points around the coast, for both Sweden and other Baltic countries…. Read more »

SMHI oceanographic products for BOOS

SMHI products delivered to the Baltic Operational Oceanography System. Link to data.

SMHI Real-time in-situ observations

Real-time observations of oceanographic parameters. Link to data.

Swedish Lightships measurements

Swedish Lightships measurements (1860-1972). Link to data.

Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (Cefas)

CEFAS Oceanographic services

Observing and modelling the marine environment: oceanography and numerical modelling, using a range of technology and tools. Link to service.

Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) / National Oceanography Centre (NOC)

UK Met Office

UK Met Office Marine weather

The Met Office initiates warnings and prepares routine forecasts for dissemination on behalf of the  Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA). Link to service.