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Pacific International Training Desk 2021 Webinar #2

Posted on April 20, 2021

Marine Forecasting: Wave Modeling

On Tuesday, April 20th, at 3pm Hawaii Standard Time (4/21/21 0100 UTC) when the Pacific International Training Desk will be holding its second webinar of the spring 2021 season. This webinar will be on the subject of marine wave prediction using the WaveWatch III (WWiii) and SWAN nearshore models. The discussion will cover model biases and limitations and the necessity for using a high-resolution wave model in the near shore environment. Our first speaker, Justin Stopa, is an Assistant Professor in the Dept. of Ocean and Resources Engineering (ORE) at the University of Hawai’i, while our second speaker, Ning Li, is the Ocean Wave Model Systems Specialist for PacIOOS and the US Navy's Wave Energy Test Site. Please see the attached flyer and remember to register for the webinar in advance at

For those who are unable to join via Zoom, we will be streaming live on Facebook