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OPC Strategic Plan

2017-2021
Achieving a Maritime Weather Ready Nation

NCEP OPC Strategic Plan

The Ocean Prediction Center released its 2017-2021 Strategic Plan "Achieving a Maritime Weather Ready Nation" in April, 2017. We invite you to review it (PDF document).