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Marine Weather
Sofar Ocean uses a number of official sources as well as its own in situ sensor observations to generate the best possible marine weather data. This data is available via three primary services: forecasts, hindcasts, and map tiles.
Below, you'll find links to documentation for each of these services as well as all relevant concepts necessary to understand and interact with Sofar Ocean's marine weather data.

Documentation Overview

Section
Description
Models
Overview of available Sofar Ocean marine weather models, and descriptions of their relevant metadata APIs
Variables
Overview of available Sofar Ocean marine weather data variables, and descriptions of their relevant metadata APIs
Detailed overview of endpoints that can be used to retrieve forecast outputs for specific times and locations.
Detailed overview of endpoints can be used to retrieve hindcast outputs for specific times and locations.
Map Tiles
Detailed overview of the endpoint that can be used to retrieve raster tile (.png image) representations of Sofar Ocean weather data
Examples
Valid examples for each available service and their corresponding responses from the API.
Glossary
Definitions of specialized terminology used throughout this documentation.
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