Originally Posted by AedanC
I took a look at this and I can't see how to get a grib from it, has anyone managed to do so?
I find the gribs very detailed and accurate - even inshore eddies identified in some sailing directions are shown. The data are now available only in meters per second which works with OpenCPN
etc, and timed for UT. Gribs are no longer offered in knots. The Irish Marine
Institute supplied the following access instructions:
"The GRIB files containing surface currents are stored on a password-protected location on the Marine
Institute FTP server. Please read the document, contents.docx, for a description of the files available on the FTP site.
Access details are as follows.
1. In browser type following address: https://sftp.marine.ie/
2. This will bring up a login screen
. The following details should be entered:
Login ID = ftpossapp2
Password = FtpOssapp2
Click the Login button to access the FTP site
3. Now navigate to the following location by clicking on the appropriate folder icons:
4. Right-click on your chosen file and pick the Download option. Download to your desktop
Command line access
If you are familiar with accessing web data via command line then the following is an example of how to use wget to dowload a file to your working directory:
As gribs in knots are no longer offered change "kn" to "ms".