ScatSat-1 Wind products from OSI SAF on EUMETCast soon

ScatSat-1 Wind products from OSI SAF will be available on EUMETCast from 7 February.

Thursday, 24 January 2019

The products are ScatSat-1 25 km (OSI-112-a) and 50 km (OSI-112-b) scatterometer winds, in BUFR and netCDF format. The ScatSat-1 satellite was launched by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and carries the OSCAT scatterometer. ISRO kindly provides the near-real time data which are used as input for the OSI SAF wind products.

The products will be distributed on EUMETCast Europe and EUMETCast Africa.

EUMETCast Europe, Basic Service:
Channel: SAF-Global
PID: 300
Multicast address:

EUMETCast Africa:
Channel: A1C-SAF-1
PID: 100
Multicast address:

Example filenames

25 km swath grid spacing:

BUFR product:

NetCDF product:

50 km swath grid spacing:

BUFR product:

NetCDF product:

ScatSat-1 Wind Product User Manual

Visualise the 25 km product
Visualise the 50 km product

Users already subscribed to OSI SAF products via EUMETCast will receive these new products automatically. Other users wishing to receive these products should register via our Earth Observation Portal (EOP).

For more information, contact our User Service Helpdesk.

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