EFAS provides OGC (Open Geospatial Consortium) compliant web services of selected products. This includes a Web Map Service – Time (WMS-T) for geospatial products as well as a Sensor Observation Service (SOS) for post-processed river discharge forecasts at selected locations.

The relevant information to access these services can be found below:

Service Type Credentials


Non authenticated users have access to non-realtime forecasts only (older than a month)

SOS This functionality is only available to EFAS partners and third party users.
See become an EFAS Partner section for more information.

Attention: Access to EFAS real-time products is currently restricted to EFAS partners only. EFAS archived products (forecasts older than one month) are freely accessible.

For more information regarding the EFAS web services and how to access it, please see our wiki page on the EFAS WMS Service.

The EFAS web services are subject to the Copernicus Emergency Management Service – flood early warning and monitoring systems Terms and conditions.