Reminder: upcoming end of service for Metop-A ASCAT winds
This is a reminder that on 15th November (next Monday), the dissemination of the Metop-A ASCAT global OSI SAF winds will stop.
The Metop-A satellite, launched on 19 October 2006, is operating well beyond its design lifetime of five years. However it is now time for it to retire. Hence the Metop-A ASCAT winds (OSI-102, OSI-104) will be discontinued.
We will continue to provide ASCAT winds from Metop-B and Metop-C. More information can be found on https://www.eumetsat.int/plans-metop-end-life.