OSI SAF Sea Surface Temperature Products in GRIB format to be discontinued in January 2017

The Sea Surface Temperature products (SST) from OSI SAF in GRIB format will be discontinued on 12 January 2017.

Thursday, 08 September 2016

The products are:

Global L3C AVHRR Sea Surface Temperature (GHRSST) - Metop [ID: OSI-201-b]

L3C North Atlantic Regional (NAR) Sea Surface Temperature (GHRSST) - Multimission [ID: OSI-202-b]

L3C hourly Sea Surface Temperature (GHRSST) - MSG [ID: OSI-206]

L3C hourly Sea Surface Temperature (GHRSST) - GOES-E [ID: OSI-207]

These SST products are currently available in GRIB and GHRSST compliant netCDF formats.

From 12 January 2017, they will only be available in GHRSST compliant netCDF format.

We recommend that users of the GRIB format switch to the netCDF format as soon as possible.

The products are distributed on EUMETCast on the 'SAF-Global' channel:
PID: 300 (for Europe and Africa), 1922 (for Americas)
Multicast Address:

Users who are not subscribed to receive OSI SAF products via EUMETCast and wish to receive these SST products should register via our Earth Observation Portal (EOP).

For more information, contact our User Service Helpdesk.

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