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Contact: Daniel Parry
Naval Research Laboratory


Caption: The graph displays the tropical cyclone (TC) track error comparison in nautical miles (nmi) for summer/fall 2012. The NAVGEM TC track error is 30 nmi less than NOGAPS, approximately a 12-hour improvement. Synoptic evaluations of daily weather maps show reduced surface pressure errors with NAVGEM, particularly for maritime lows that impact the safety of ships at sea.

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