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Rain and mean sea level pressure

Base Time: Fri 18 Jun 2021 00 UTC T+6 Valid time: Fri 18 Jun 2021 06 UTC

Mean sea level pressure and 6h precipitation

These charts show forecasts of Mean Sea Level Pressure (MSLP - surface pressure reduced to mean sea level), and 6h precipitation from the ECMWF HRES model.
MSLP is shown with black contours - isobars every 5 hPa.
Precipitation which includes all precipitation types (rain, snow etc.) is represented using colour shades and has units of mm of rainfall equivalent.

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Saildrone to help ECMWF understand the Gulf Stream

ECMWF is to ingest data from Saildrone uncrewed surface vehicles (USVs) later this year to improve our understanding of the behaviour of the Gulf Stream and its influence on weather. Up to six solar-powered USVs will cover a part of the Gulf Stream that is crucial for forecasts.

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