We spoke with our Offshore Wind Specialist and thought leader, Anna Hilden, for her insight into the latest changes and advances within the industry, specifically how the US can capitalize on existing experience in Europe.
StormGeo’s metocean and weather forecasting services for offshore wind farm installation and maintenance are specifically made for offshore wind. These services are built on our experience working on more than 60 offshore wind projects.
Find all relevant forecasts and charts in a single web portal.
The portal is highly configurable and can be adjusted to the needs of each customer and user.
The services are especially made for offshore wind and built on our experience working on more than 60 offshore wind projects.
StormGeo's web-based weather tool displays all relevant forecasts and charts in a web portal, to which each company or user gets a login. The specific contents of the portal are highly configurable to your specific needs.
The web portal works smoothly on PCs, as well as on tablets and smartphones.
On the overview page, you will have access to a map with your forecast locations, overlaid on forecast charts that can be animated up to 10 days in advance. Several different weather parameters and combinations of parameters are available. Satellite and radar imagery can also be presented.
See the weather windows for all your operations in one view to immediately gauge when you will have working weather.
StormGeo’s lighting warning service for Offshore Wind allows you to track lightning systems in real time with:
You will also have access to forecasts seven days ahead of all relevant weather and wave parameters in tabular and graphical formats. The forecasts are based on the meteorologist’s corrections of weather and ocean model forecasts, and are updated several times daily.
Interactive probabilistic forecast of weather windows based on your operational criteria.
Forecasts of the times for astronomical high and low tide are available in tabular form more than a year in advance, and even for offshore sites. This is very useful for planning, e.g., major repairs in the O&M phase.
Live radar and satellite data, as well as an extensive set of forecast charts allow you to visualize in real time the weather conditions in and around your Offshore Wind site.
If you prefer a live presentation of the weather forecast, we offer a daily video briefing. This is a 2-3 minutes’ long walk-through of the weather conditions and the upcoming days' forecast in a graphical and very educative format.