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Station 42360 - BW Pioneer buoy - C16471

Station operated by Petrobras - USA
Buoy
26.602 N 90.238 W (26°36'9" N 90°14'17" W)

Water depth: 2792 m

Anemometers are located at 3 meters above sea level but they are corrected to 10 meters by the owner.
October 1st, 2014 buoy 42360 was re-deployed at 26 36' 8.64" N  90 14' 17.1" W.  This is approximately 18 miles east of its previous location.  

Meteorological Observations from Nearby Stations and Ships


Disclaimer: Ocean current directions are measured to the nearest 10 degrees and speeds are measured to the nearest whole centimeter per second.

Ocean Current Data for 42360

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7     270 2.49    260 2.74    260 2.37    270 2.49    280 2.53    280 2.25    280 2.39    280 2.43    280 2.27    260 2.37    260 2.53    280 2.41    280 2.43    260 2.60    280 2.16    270 2.37    260 2.29    280 2.23    270 2.27    280 2.10    270 2.21    280 2.39    280 2.14
112     280 2.16    270 1.86    270 1.86    280 1.94    280 1.86    270 1.73    280 2.37    280 2.62    270 2.43    280 2.37    270 2.29    270 2.14    270 2.25    270 2.27    270 2.12    280 2.10    280 2.04    280 2.23    270 2.08    270 2.53    270 1.81    270 1.69    280 1.81
217     280 2.29    260 1.75    270 2.04    270 2.02    270 2.25    270 2.25    270 2.51    280 2.47    270 2.41    280 2.33    270 2.33    280 2.35    280 2.33    270 2.39    280 2.33    280 2.37    280 2.29    280 2.43    280 2.25    270 2.43    270 2.18    270 2.14    280 1.83
427     270 1.53    260 1.15    280 1.53    270 1.50    270 1.44    270 1.48    270 1.48    270 1.46    270 1.53    280 1.48    280 1.50    280 1.50    280 1.53    270 1.55    270 1.59    270 1.59    280 1.55    280 1.61    270 1.57    270 1.53    270 1.57    270 1.55    280 1.59
636     270 1.03    250 0.70    270 1.11    270 1.09    270 1.11    270 1.15    260 1.09    270 1.01    260 1.05    270 1.05    270 0.95    270 1.09    270 1.01    270 1.03    270 1.11    270 1.09    280 1.09    280 1.01    280 0.95    280 1.03    270 0.95    280 0.97    280 1.07
846     260 0.72    250 0.39    280 0.80    270 0.76    270 0.78    270 0.82    270 0.87    280 0.84    270 0.80    280 0.89    270 0.82    270 0.89    270 0.89    270 1.03    270 1.01    280 0.97    280 1.05    270 0.89    280 0.93    270 0.93    270 0.87    280 0.82    280 0.82
1004     260 0.58    240 0.25    280 0.62    280 0.66    270 0.66    270 0.72    280 0.72    270 0.74    280 0.78    270 0.68    260 0.76    260 0.84    260 0.72    260 0.87    260 0.80    260 0.84    270 0.76    280 0.70    280 0.72    280 0.78    270 0.70    290 0.70    280 0.64
1161     230 0.39    170 0.21    280 0.45    280 0.51    280 0.45    280 0.49    280 0.58    270 0.49    290 0.52    280 0.62    280 0.51    270 0.64    270 0.66    260 0.72    270 0.70    260 0.70    270 0.56    280 0.68    270 0.56    280 0.76    270 0.49    270 0.54    280 0.52
1319     240 0.35    160 0.21    280 0.37    280 0.39    280 0.39    280 0.39    280 0.52    280 0.29    280 0.37    280 0.37    280 0.31    290 0.49    280 0.49    280 0.54    280 0.56    270 0.64    270 0.52    280 0.56    270 0.43    270 0.54    270 0.43    270 0.37    280 0.41
1476     230 0.23    140 0.27    280 0.37    280 0.39    300 0.25    270 0.35    280 0.45    270 0.17    280 0.29    290 0.37    300 0.27    280 0.45    280 0.37    270 0.51    270 0.37    260 0.45    270 0.43    270 0.43    260 0.41    270 0.41    260 0.29    260 0.29    280 0.35
1634     230 0.16    130 0.21    300 0.37    280 0.35    280 0.27    270 0.29    280 0.45    260 0.17    300 0.27    310 0.27    280 0.31    280 0.37    280 0.39    280 0.35    280 0.31    270 0.37    260 0.37    270 0.45    280 0.37    260 0.45    250 0.29    250 0.29    270 0.27
1844     210 0.25    140 0.70    270 0.37    270 0.21    190 0.02    260 0.23    290 0.31    10 0.08    300 0.10    290 0.10    280 0.08    300 0.29    300 0.31    300 0.43    290 0.27    270 0.45    270 0.43    270 0.58    260 0.35    260 0.52    240 0.31    260 0.37    260 0.39

Ocean Current Stick Plots are available in metric units only:
     1-day plot - ocean current 1-day plot      3-day plot - ocean current 3-day plot      5-day plot - ocean current 5-day plot


Description of Measurements

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Real Time Data in tabular form for the last forty-five days.

Historical Data & Climatic Summaries for quality controlled data for the current month, previous months, and previous years.