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[THREDDS #GVO-618793]: siphon TDS historical (not realtime) forecasts question



Craig,

Actually, the most recent forecast is available under the "Latest" link. The 
Best forecast is a hybrid collection across multiple forecast runs; for each 
time in the time series, the collection looks for the model output field with 
the smallest forecast offset. In an ideal case, this gives you the analysis 
fields up to the present time, and then gives you the most recent forecast.

Does this help?

Ryan


> Hi,
> 
> I'd like to pull down time series of GFS/NAM/HRRR forecasts but am not sure 
> that siphon/TDS is the best tool for this.  I am using Python.
> 
> Catch is that I want historical forecasts, e.g. I need something along the 
> lines of 2013/06/18 00Z temperature, wind speed time series at a given 
> lon/lat, and I also want the subsequent forecast 2013/06/18 06Z and 12 Z etc 
> etc.
> 
> The examples I have seen all seem to request the 'best' data, which I presume 
> is the most recent forecast.
> 
> I'd like to avoid pulling down the raw grib files for each forecast if 
> possible.
> 
> What tool do you recommend to do this?
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> Craig
> 
> 
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Ticket Details
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Ticket ID: GVO-618793
Department: Support THREDDS
Priority: Normal
Status: Closed
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