Polar vortex status

The SPV is currently weaker than ERA5 average
and is forecasted to remain weaker than average (according to GEFS-mean)
0 of 31 members have stronger vortex than average at the last forecast step (2024-03-09 18:00:00)

The SSW probability in GEFS is: 97%

The zonal mean zonal wind at 10 hPa 60N is today (GFS analysis): 8.3 m/s
Weakest zonal wind at 10 hPa 60N in ERA5 record for todays date is: -12.6 m/s 2008
Strongest zonal wind at 10 hPa 60N in ERA5 record for todays date is: 44.3 m/s 2011


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