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Verification of meteorological forecasts

Issued Friday 15 October 2010.

The global French ARPEGE model is run with a fine resolution over Antarctica in real time. There is a fine-scale model, AROME, coupled to ARPEGE, centered over McMurdo.

Forecasts are provided twice-daily.
They are being verified with respect to SYNOP observations and other frequent wind data at the station, with satisfactory behaviour noted.