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About GFS

Global Forecast System. The operational numerical weather forecasting model run by NCEP. The GFS superceded the AVN and MRF models, on which it is largely based. Forecast data from the GFS is available out to 180 hours at full resolution and 16 days at a reduced resolution.

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Incredible action as Olympic surf conditions go from flat to 'phat'

12:59 EST

After two days of pretty pathetic waves that looked more like shore breakers on Port Phillip Bay, the surf at the Olympic surfing venue of Tsurigasaki Beach, is now worthy of the world's best surfers.

Cyclonic winds slam WA

10:03 EST

Wind gusts that you would typically see in a category two tropical cyclone have blasted southwestern Australia overnight, toppling trees and cutting power to more than 20,000 homes.

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