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Station 44029 - Buoy A01 - Mass. Bay/Stellwagen

Owned and maintained by Northeastern Regional Association of Coastal Ocean Observing Systems
2-meter discus buoy
42.522 N 70.566 W (42°31'20" N 70°33'56" W)

Water depth: 65 m
Watch circle radius: 49.33 yards

Caution: Right whales may be active in northeast waters year-round. Mandatory speed restrictions of 10 knots apply to vessels 65 feet or greater in specific areas and times along the US east coast. Voluntary speed restrictions may be in effect in other areas and times. For current information on speed-restricted areas, go to: http://www.nmfs.noaa.gov/pr/shipstrike  

For area forecasts and warnings, select: Boston WFO

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 44029

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    8:04 am EDT    7:04 am EDT    6:04 am EDT    4:04 am EDT    3:04 am EDT    2:04 am EDT    1:04 am EDT   11:04 pm EDT    9:04 pm EDT    7:04 pm EDT    6:04 pm EDT    4:04 pm EDT    1:04 pm EDT   11:04 am EDT   10:04 am EDT
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33     200 0.72    210 0.78    210 0.64    240 0.82    240 0.95    210 0.82    190 0.49    220 0.43    210 0.35    240 0.47    220 0.56    170 0.41    110 0.27    90 0.35    90 0.29
46     210 0.64    220 0.68    220 0.49    250 0.66    250 0.76    210 0.66    190 0.37    210 0.17    210 0.08    260 0.35    250 0.51    220 0.41    180 0.21    130 0.25    140 0.33
59     220 0.49    230 0.49    220 0.33    270 0.29    260 0.37    200 0.41    140 0.23    120 0.17    90 0.08    270 0.29    260 0.47    240 0.39    210 0.19    140 0.23    140 0.31
72     220 0.33    230 0.52    220 0.49    230 0.29    250 0.29    200 0.35    120 0.25    120 0.16    50 0.12    270 0.29    260 0.47    240 0.39    180 0.16    130 0.17    120 0.23
85     200 0.37    220 0.66    210 0.54    210 0.31    210 0.17    160 0.25    120 0.27    100 0.16    30 0.10    250 0.31    250 0.41    240 0.31    150 0.08    90 0.10    120 0.12
98     200 0.45    220 0.70    200 0.54    190 0.29    190 0.16    120 0.31    110 0.25    100 0.14    40 0.06    250 0.29    250 0.39    250 0.29    230 0.04    160 0.04    180 0.16
112     200 0.47    220 0.72    210 0.52    180 0.27    180 0.14    100 0.31    110 0.21    120 0.08    80 0.02    250 0.29    240 0.39    250 0.27    360 0.06    10 0.04    180 0.16
125     200 0.41    220 0.68    210 0.45    190 0.17    170 0.10    90 0.31    110 0.16    140 0.12    150 0.02    240 0.29    240 0.35    260 0.21    20 0.12    10 0.16    200 0.06
138     210 0.33    220 0.58    200 0.35    200 0.12    300 0.02    70 0.29    100 0.14    150 0.10    210 0.06    230 0.29    240 0.29    270 0.16    30 0.10    20 0.10    170 0.10
151     190 0.27    220 0.47    190 0.27    200 0.08    20 0.10    70 0.29    80 0.14    140 0.08    190 0.10    230 0.27    240 0.31    270 0.16    40 0.12    40 0.10    140 0.12
164     170 0.25    210 0.41    170 0.23    130 0.12    40 0.23    60 0.35    70 0.19    110 0.10    190 0.12    220 0.27    240 0.25    260 0.16    40 0.10    40 0.14    120 0.10
177     160 0.27    200 0.39    190 0.21    50 0.02    30 0.19    60 0.35    70 0.19    110 0.06    190 0.14    220 0.25    240 0.25    260 0.12    50 0.10    30 0.16    110 0.10
190     160 0.21    220 0.31    190 0.14    260 0.02    40 0.10    70 0.31    50 0.19    140 0.04    190 0.14    240 0.21    260 0.29    270 0.14    40 0.10    40 0.16    120 0.10

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.

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