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North American Surface Analysis
Hourly Surface Data for the Continental U.S.
View the National Weather Service Unified Surface Analysis
 
WPC's Surface Analysis Archive
Surface analyses in jpeg format

Current Surface Analysis

North America / With Surface Observations
[current sfc analysis]
Click on above map for full view.
[Black and White Image]

North America / Without Surface Observations
[Color]        [B/W]

Continental U.S. (CONUS)
With Surface Observations: [Color]    [B/W]    [B/W Print Version]*
Without Surface Observations:    [Color] [B/W]

*Note: The B/W print version is a pdf file and requires Adobe Acrobat Reader to view. The previous print version is available in the "Black and White Surface Analysis Products" table near the bottom of the page.
[Description of Station Plot Data]   [Description of Surface Front Types]

Click here to view a list of WPC Surface Analysis products
-or-
Select a Surface Analysis
(requires Javascript)

*May require a special TIFF viewer. Click here for more information.
**Opens in a new tab or window and is a pdf file (requires Adobe Acrobat Reader to view).


Create a Surface Analysis Loop

 
*The high resolution North American loop contains very large images and may not load properly. If you experience problems, please view this Java plug-in advisory for potential solutions.
 
Loop the sea-level pressures and fronts through day 7


About These Products



Surface Analysis Products Table

All products are in color on a white background except when overlayed on satellite imagery.
Click here to view a table of black and white images.

PRODUCT and/or REGION ANALYSIS TIMES
Analysis/Satellite Composite
(N Amer/Pacific)
  Latest   00Z   03Z   06Z   09Z   12Z   15Z   18Z   21Z
Analysis/Satellite Composite
(North America)
  Latest   00Z   03Z   06Z   09Z   12Z   15Z   18Z   21Z
Analysis/Satellite Composite
(CONUS)
  Latest   00Z   03Z   06Z   09Z   12Z   15Z   18Z   21Z
Analysis/Radar Composite
(CONUS)
  Latest   00Z   03Z   06Z   09Z   12Z   15Z   18Z   21Z
United States
(CONUS/color background)
  Latest   00Z   03Z   06Z   09Z   12Z   15Z   18Z   21Z
United States/Southern Canada
(Daily Weather Map background)
  Latest   00Z   03Z   06Z   09Z   12Z   15Z   18Z   21Z
North America Zoom-in   Latest   00Z   03Z   06Z   09Z   12Z   15Z   18Z   21Z
North America   Latest   00Z   03Z   06Z   09Z   12Z   15Z   18Z   21Z
United States (CONUS)   Latest   00Z   03Z   06Z   09Z   12Z   15Z   18Z   21Z
North America
(Fronts/Analysis only)
  Latest   00Z   03Z   06Z   09Z   12Z   15Z   18Z   21Z
United States
(CONUS, Fronts/Analysis only)
  Latest   00Z   03Z   06Z   09Z   12Z   15Z   18Z   21Z
Eastern U.S. (North)   Latest   00Z   03Z   06Z   09Z   12Z   15Z   18Z   21Z
Eastern U.S. (Central)   Latest   00Z   03Z   06Z   09Z   12Z   15Z   18Z   21Z
Eastern U.S. (South)   Latest   00Z   03Z   06Z   09Z   12Z   15Z   18Z   21Z
Central U.S. (North)   Latest   00Z   03Z   06Z   09Z   12Z   15Z   18Z   21Z
Central U.S. (Central)   Latest   00Z   03Z   06Z   09Z   12Z   15Z   18Z   21Z
Central U.S. (South)   Latest   00Z   03Z   06Z   09Z   12Z   15Z   18Z   21Z
Western U.S. (North)   Latest   00Z   03Z   06Z   09Z   12Z   15Z   18Z   21Z
Western U.S. (Central)   Latest   00Z   03Z   06Z   09Z   12Z   15Z   18Z   21Z
Western U.S. (South)   Latest   00Z   03Z   06Z   09Z   12Z   15Z   18Z   21Z
Alaska   Latest   00Z   03Z   06Z   09Z   12Z   15Z   18Z   21Z
Gulf of Alaska   Latest   00Z   03Z   06Z   09Z   12Z   15Z   18Z   21Z

Coded Surface Bulletin:  Latest   00Z   03Z   06Z   09Z   12Z   15Z   18Z   21Z

High Resolution Coded Surface Bulletin:  Latest
00Z   03Z   06Z   09Z   12Z   15Z   18Z   21Z

NOTE:   Pacific Ocean analyses north of 30oN and Atlantic Ocean analyses north of 31oN are provided by NCEP's Ocean Prediction Center.
The National Hurricane Center analyzes features south of 31oN in the Atlantic (including Florida, Mexico and the Gulf of Mexico) and south of 30oN in the Pacific Ocean.  However, surface observations outside of WPC's area of responsibility are still depicted.



Black and White Surface Analysis Products


PRODUCT and/or REGION ANALYSIS TIMES
North America Zoom-in   Latest   00Z   03Z   06Z   09Z   12Z   15Z   18Z   21Z
North America   Latest   00Z   03Z   06Z   09Z   12Z   15Z   18Z   21Z
United States (CONUS)   Latest   00Z   03Z   06Z   09Z   12Z   15Z   18Z   21Z
United States
(CONUS, Printer Friendly)
  Latest   00Z   03Z   06Z   09Z   12Z   15Z   18Z   21Z
United States/Southern Canada
(Daily Weather Map background)**
  Latest   00Z   03Z   06Z   09Z   12Z   15Z   18Z   21Z
North America
(Fronts/Analysis only)
  Latest   00Z   03Z   06Z   09Z   12Z   15Z   18Z   21Z
United States
(CONUS, Fronts/Analysis only)
  Latest   00Z   03Z   06Z   09Z   12Z   15Z   18Z   21Z
United States
(CONUS, Old Fax Version)*
  Latest   00Z   03Z   06Z   09Z   12Z   15Z   18Z   21Z
Eastern U.S. (North)   Latest   00Z   03Z   06Z   09Z   12Z   15Z   18Z   21Z
Eastern U.S. (Central)   Latest   00Z   03Z   06Z   09Z   12Z   15Z   18Z   21Z
Eastern U.S. (South)   Latest   00Z   03Z   06Z   09Z   12Z   15Z   18Z   21Z
Central U.S. (North)   Latest   00Z   03Z   06Z   09Z   12Z   15Z   18Z   21Z
Central U.S. (Central)   Latest   00Z   03Z   06Z   09Z   12Z   15Z   18Z   21Z
Central U.S. (South)   Latest   00Z   03Z   06Z   09Z   12Z   15Z   18Z   21Z
Western U.S. (North)   Latest   00Z   03Z   06Z   09Z   12Z   15Z   18Z   21Z
Western U.S. (Central)   Latest   00Z   03Z   06Z   09Z   12Z   15Z   18Z   21Z
Western U.S. (South)   Latest   00Z   03Z   06Z   09Z   12Z   15Z   18Z   21Z
Alaska   Latest   00Z   03Z   06Z   09Z   12Z   15Z   18Z   21Z
Gulf of Alaska   Latest   00Z   03Z   06Z   09Z   12Z   15Z   18Z   21Z

*Image may require a special TIFF viewer. Click here for more information.
**This black and white version is a pdf file and requires Adobe Acrobat Reader to view.


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