AWDP v3.3 released

AWDP v3.3 has been released. This minor release of the ASCAT and ERS scatterometer wind data processor includes backscatter calibration tables for Metop-C ASCAT. AWDP is now also capable to read the new format version 13 ASCAT full resolution level 1b data containing enhanced land contamination information. The GRIB API module which is not maintained anymore by ECMWF is replaced by ecCodes.

See the AWDP pages for more information.

The NWP SAF is moving domain

On Tuesday the 7th of July the NWP SAF will be moving domain to The purpose of this change is to provide a consistent identity across all of the EUMETSAT SAFs. This change will take place between the hours of 09:00 BST – 15:00 BST (08:00 UTC – 14:00 UTC). During this period, new account registrations and the helpdesk will be disabled. After the domain switch is complete, will redirect to We will make a further announcement when the change is complete and the helpdesk and account registrations have resumed operation. Thank you for your cooperation during this period.