The Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF) Model is a next generation mesoscale numerical weather prediction system designed for both atmospheric research and operational forecasting needs. It features two dynamical cores, a data assimilation system, and a software architecture facilitating parallel computation and system extensibility. For more information on WRF, see the WRF website.

For the purposes of this build, the following components are used:

 Component Form
 WRF  Version
 Arm Compiler
 Version 19.1
 Arm Performance Libraries
 Version 19.1
 Open MPI  Version 4.0.0
 HDF5  Version 1.10.4
 NetCDF  Version 4.6.1
 NetCDF for Fortran  Version 4.4.4
 Operating system  RHEL 7.3
 Cavium ThunderX2

Recipes for other versions of the application are available in the GitLab Packages Wiki.