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  • Weather and wave information play a significant role for modern shipping. The Meteomatics Weather API provides you with precise weather data for your coordinates worldwide. It gives you a fast, flexible and unified access to an extensive weather database and secures an efficient integration of weather data into your product.

  • Global and regional weather model data from a variety of National Met Services and scientific institutions.

  • Observational data of thousands of weather stations globally

  • Weather data in up to 5-minute temporal resolution and 90m horizontal resolution up to 15 days in advance

  • Seasonal forecasts up to 7 months in advance

  • Global coverage 

  • Ensemble forecasts for Europe

  • Worldwide historical model data and observational data from 1979 onwards

  • Radar and satellite data, including forecasts, with over 280 updates daily

  • Wind and solar forecasts with turbine and plant specific data

  • Temporal and spatial interpolation for each coordinate worldwide 

The API contains the following maritime parameters (overview):

  • wave height (mean/max)
  • wave direction
  • wave period
  • direction of total swell
  • direction of wind waves
  • wave period 1st moment
  • wave period 2nd moment
  • period of total swell
  • period of wind waves
  • direction of first swell
  • direction of second swell
  • direction of third swell
  • drift (speed & direction)
    • Response format: CSV, XML, JSON, PNG, HTML Snippets, NetCDF, GrADS
    • WMS and WFS interface
    • Up to 1.000.000 accesses per day
    • On average 20 – 30 ms response time
    • HTTPS supported - HTTP-Basic-Authentification

    To make our data easily accessible we provide a wide variety of connectors for automated data downloads

    • ArcGIS
    • C++
    • Excel
    • Google Maps
    • Google Earth
    • Google Spreadsheet
    • Java
    • JavaScript
    • Matlab
    • PHP
    • Power BI
    • Python 
    • Qlik
    • QGIS
    • R
    • Tableau

 

    • Fast and flexible access to hyperlocal weather data worldwide
    • Variety of formats and connectors in different programming languages
    • Provides access to all relevant marine parameters
    • New parameters and indices are easily integrated on request

Meteomatics GmbH

Meteomatics GmbH

The story of Meteomatics began back in 2012 in response to a growing desire for more accurate weather forecasts. Meteomatics now employs 30 experts in three different locations – St. Gallen, Berlin and Exeter and has a growing global partner network.. From these locations Meteomatics supports customers from all over the world simply delivering unique, high-resolution weather forecasts. and environmental data. The spectrum of application for these forecasts and data are as wide-ranging as the weather itself – from improved tornado forecasts in Oklahoma to the seamless integration of weather data into complex operational business applications across Europe and Asia – Meteomatics has the solution.