Data are available through the following servers:
Service Resource Locator
HTTPS through Granule Selector Tool  https://coastwatch.noaa.gov/cw_html/cw_granule_selector.html?sensor=JASON
FTP

Jason-2: ftp://ftpcoastwatch.noaa.gov/pub/socd/lsa/johnk/coastwatch/j2

Jason-3: ftp://ftpcoastwatch.noaa.gov/pub/socd/lsa/johnk/coastwatch/j3

Sentinel-3A: ftp://ftpcoastwatch.noaa.gov/pub/socd/lsa/johnk/coastwatch/s3

CryoSat-2: ftp://ftpcoastwatch.noaa.gov/pub/socd/lsa/johnk/coastwatch/c2

SARAL:  ftp://ftpcoastwatch.noaa.gov/pub/socd/lsa/johnk/coastwatch/sa

Please acknowledge "NOAA CoastWatch/OceanWatch" when you use data from our site and cite the particular dataset DOI as appropriate.

KeyDescription
Platform/Sensor

Jason-2; Jason-3; Sentinel-3A; CryoSat-2; SARAL

Measurement/Products

Earth Science >Oceans > Significant wave height, wind speed and something else - fix this

Processing Level

Level 2 (alongtrack)

Spactial Coverage

Along track global
180W-180E
90N-90S

Temporal Coverage

Alongtrack data products available 09-2016 to present

Latency

~ 1 day

Sample Frequency

10 min

Temporal Repeat

Jason-2/Jason-3: 9.9156 days;
Sentinel-3A: 27 days;
CryoSat-2: 369 days;
SARAL: ~35 days

Orbital Period

Jason-2/Jason-3: 112.4 minutes;
Sentinel-3A: 101 minutes;
CryoSat-2: 100 minutes;
SARAL: 100.6 minutes

Orbit

polar-orbiting

Data Provider

Creator: Eric Leuliette, NOAA/NESDIS/STAR/SOCD/Laboratory for Satellite Altimetry (LSA)

Formats

KML and netCDF4

Keywords

Jason-2; Jason-3; Sentinel-3A; CryoSat-2; SARAL; sea surface height; significant wave height