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Australia ACCESS Regional MSL Pressure/Thickness/Rainfall Summary
- TWC 7-day
- BoM 3-day
- BoM 10-day
- EC 7-day
- EC-D 10-day
- EC-E 15-day
- US 8-day
- US 16-day
- CMC 6-day
- Waves & Swell
About ACCESS Regional
Australian Community Climate and Earth-System Simulator (ACCESS). Based upon the UK Met Office Unified Model system. ACCESS R is the regional numerical forecast model operated by the BoM. It is run twice daily (00Z and 12Z) and provides forecast data out to 72 hours with a horizontal resolution of 12km and 70 vertical levels.
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