MetOcean Track

MetOcean Solutions is proud to present MetOcean Track,  a tool to simulate the dispersal of invasive species within New Zealand coastal areas. MetOcean Track complements our existing products in this sector, for more information about the product and what it achieves please read the attached white paper. MetOceanTrack White Paper PDF


Registration is now open for the New Zealand Weather Forecasting Seminar


Due to a great response from out of town guests we have changed the time slightly to allow for Air New Zealand flights. Coffee/Tea will now be served from 9.30am with presentations beginning at 10. A light lunch will be served at 1pm. Make the best use of modern marine weather forecasting technology with a free half-day training course, delivered … Continue reading

MetOcean and MetService join forces for international growth

MetOcean Solutions Ltd is pleased to announce that the Meteorological Service of New Zealand (MetService) has invested in a 49% shareholding in the company. MetService is a state owned enterprise based in Wellington, with 240 employees in New Zealand, Australia, Asia and Europe. They are a global leader in providing weather information services that contribute to the bottom line of … Continue reading

New modelling system

New modeling system helps predict movement of oil spills and ocean pests around our coast

A project being carried out for the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) by MetOcean Solutions Ltd is allowing the Ministry to more accurately predict how oil spills and marine pests may move around our coastline. New Zealand has a highly-diverse marine environment that is influenced by rapidly evolving weather systems and a complex coastline.  This makes predicting the movement of … Continue reading


High resolution hindcast opens new scope for air quality modelling

The new 33 year atmospheric hindcast offers new scope for those wishing to carry out air quality studies with Lagrangian Trajectory modelling, to forecast the outcome of an atmospheric release, or to diagnose the source of any detected contaminant. The hindcast also provides a way of obtaining suitable meteorological data, to drive a Steady State Gaussian model in data sparse … Continue reading


High-resolution atmospheric hindcast of New Zealand – Data now available

A 33-year atmospheric hindcast for New Zealand was completed in May 2012, and high resolution information is now available for research and consultancy projects. The data are at hourly increments and span the period from 1979 to 2011. It is envisaged that this historical information will provide an invaluable resource to engineers and scientists for environmental investigations and climate analysis. … Continue reading


MetOcean Solutions awarded Wind farm contract

After a 3 month trial, MetOcean Solutions has been awarded a contract to supply wind forecasts to a European wind farm. The forecast system relies on high resolution atmospheric modelling together with statistical post-processing from data being assimilated from measured wind. There had been significant modelling, process testing efforts to find the correct balance between physical and statistical modelling for … Continue reading


SwellMap surfing into MetService.com

As the country’s sixth most visited website and number one national weather website, metservice.com reaches over 300,000 unique visitors a week and attracts a broad segment of users. SwellMap.com has been providing marine weather to boating and marine enthusiasts for the last seven years, since 2005. The team at MetOcean Solutions is delighted to be recognised by MetService and collaborate … Continue reading