Real-Time Mesoscale Analysis
(RTMA | RTMA-GUAM)
When the user selects the ‘RTMA’ Obs/Analyses type from the Observations and Analyses page, the corresponding regions available for RTMA are highlighted in blue. The remaining regions are shown in gray. When the user selects a region of choice, the user is presented with the RTMA page as shown in below.
RTMA-GUAM is another model type provided specifically for the Guam region. The user interface provided for the Guam region is the same the other regions for the RTMA model.
The RTMA page presents the user with the available cycles. The default is the latest cycle, which is highlighted in red and displayed in the right most cell, as shown in below. The available Surface Parameter names are displayed above the map. When the user selects one of the parameters, the page is redirected to the graphics page as shown
The user can zoom in or out on the image:
- Click on "Zoom In" to zoom in on the image (shortcut key: p)
- Click on "Zoom Out" to zoom out (shortcut key: o)
- Click on "Normal" to change the zoom back to the default (shortcut key: n)
The static URL to display the image is provided just below the title of the page. The link may be used to bookmark the chosen product and cycle.