Owned and maintained by National Data Buoy Center 3-meter discus buoy AMPS payload 38.461 N 74.703 W (38°27'40" N 74°42'9" W)
Site elevation: sea level Air temp height: 4 m above site elevation Anemometer height: 5 m above site elevation Barometer elevation: sea level Sea temp depth: 0.6 m below water line Water depth: 30.5 m Watch circle radius: 69
Station 44009 ceased transmitting data on 07/01/16. It will be restored to service when it can be worked into the schedule. When the date is known, it will be posted in the Weekly Maintenance Report.
Right whales are active off Delaware Bay from November to April. Speed restrictions of 10 knots apply to vessels 65 feet or greater in specific areas along the mid-Atlantic coast. To learn more about right whales and rules protecting them, go to: http://www.nmfs.noaa.gov/pr/shipstrike