The Predictive Ocean Atmosphere Model for Australia (POAMA) is a seasonal
to inter-annual seasonal forecasting system based on a coupled ocean/
atmosphere model and ocean/ atmosphere/ land observation assimilation
systems. The newest version, POAMA-2, runs twice per week and provides
monthly seasonal climate outlooks and El Nino forecasts out to nine months
ahead as well as other products on a weekly to monthly basis.
The following products are operational and available
Additionally, there are many experimental products available here.
- Seasonal Climate Outlook
- ENSO forecasts
- Great Barrier Reef SST forecasts
All the products are available in the form of maps or plots. It is possible
to access some data via an OPeNDAP server.
- Global, 2 degrees in zonal direction
- Meridional spacing is 0.5° within 8° of equator,
increasing to 1.5° near the poles
Global with a focus on the equatorial region and region