Crashing waves in the ocean

Jason-3 services

 

High-precision ocean altimetry satellite delivers sea surface height measurement data in near-real time

Crashing waves in the ocean
Crashing waves in the ocean

The Jason-3 measurements of ocean waves and ocean surface topography are essential inputs to numerical forecasts of sea state and ocean currents and to other applications in the areas of marine meteorology and operational oceanography.

Last Updated

06 May 2022

Published on

27 April 2020

Jason-3 measurements are also ingested by numerical weather prediction (NWP) models coupling the atmosphere and the oceans, used for seasonal forecasting.

Jason-3 products and access mechanisms

Name Instrument Data Access
Operational Geophysical Data Record (BUFR) - Jason-3 POSEIDON-3B EUMETSAT data centre
EUMETCast-Europe
EUMETCast-Africa
GTS
Operational Geophysical Data Record (netCDF) - Jason-3 POSEIDON-3B EUMETSAT data centre
EUMETCast-Europe
EUMETCast-Africa
Operational Geophysical Data Record - Sea Surface Height Anomaly - Jason-3 POSEIDON-3B EUMETSAT data centre
EUMETCast-Europe
EUMETCast-Africa

Users need to be registered to get access to the Jason-3 products. To do this you need to use our Earth Observation Portal.