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ROMS Ocean Model Trajectories

Select points on the map to display the predicted trajectory of the selected points. Since the virtual floats are added into a condensed version of the ROMS model, the resulting trajectories will take a short moment to load.


Select Region: Select Start Date: Select Start Time: Select End Date: Select End Time:

Either add floats by clicking the map or entering the longitude and latitude below:
Lon: Lat:



Note: Xavier Capet's ROMS OFfline model is used to calculate the trajectories in this tool. For more details, click here. In addition, these model data were generated as part of an academic research project, and the principal investigator, Brian Powell, asks to be informed of intent for scientific use and appropriate acknowledgment given in any publications arising therefrom. The data are provided free of charge, without warranty of any kind.

Please consider acknowledging PacIOOS in any distribution or publication of data as follows: Data provided by PacIOOS (www.pacioos.org), which is a part of the U.S. Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS®), funded in part by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Award #NA11NOS0120039.