Prediction systems

Global Ice Ocean Prediction System (GIOPS)
Provides daily ocean and sea ice analyses and 10 day forecasts over the world’s oceans.

Regional Ice Ocean Prediction System (RIOPS)
Provides four 48 hr forecasts per day over the Arctic and North Atlantic oceans.

Regional Deterministic Prediction System Coupled over the Gulf of St. Lawrence (RDPS-CGSL)
Provides four analyses and 48 hr atmosphere, ice and oceanic forecasts over the Gulf of St. Lawrence.

Water Cycle Prediction System Coupled over the Great Lakes* (WCPS-CGL)
Provides four analyses and 84 hr atmosphere, ice and lake forecasts over the Great Lakes.

*Quasi-operational systems developed in collaboration between Environment and Climate Change Canada, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, and the Department of National Defense, operated by the Meteorological Service of Canada and used by the three departments to produce information for the benefits of their stakeholders.

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