Update#3: The Ocean Color System remained stable overnight and product production continues to spin up. Some products are available and we expect full product production over the next 2-3 days

Update #2: Ocean Color product production remains down due to needed software updates (RHEL 7 updates) that are still in progress. We are pushing to get products back online ASAP. An update will be provided once the software updates are complete.

Update #1: Due to ongoing software updates, Ocean Color Products will be further delayed for another 24 hours. Sorry for the inconvenience.

Topic: All Ocean Color Products Outage/Delay


Date/Time Issued:   April 14, 2022 1245Z


Product(s) or Data Impacted: All (VIIRS, MODIS) Color Products Outage/Delay  


Date/Time of Initial Impact:    April 4, 2022   0500Z


Date/Time of Expected End:  April 5, 2022  1200Z  


Length of Outage: 31 Hours 


Details/Specifics of Change:  Due to scheduled software updates, the Ocean Color Products will be delayed. In addition, the Ocean Color ftps system will be down today until approximately 2000Z. We expect to resume product production by April 5, 2022 1200Z.


Contact Information: For information on the status of this work, please contact ESPC Operations at ESPCOperations@noaa.gov or 301-817-3880


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