QGIS as the leading open source desktop GIS:

Open QGIS.

  1. Click on the Add WMS layer icon:

2. Add a New WMS connection

3. Enter a Name and paste an URL (copied in CMEMS catalogue previously), check Ignore GetMap…

4. Click on Connect to see the data provided

5. Click on Edit to modify the connection details

Select a layer: choose a variable and a color palette provided by the WMS server

Add the layer to the canvas and close the WMS window.

The layer is displayed in the canvas with its legend:


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