Station 44018 (LLNR 560) - CAPE COD - 24 NM East of Provincetown, MA
Boston Approach Lighted Buoy BB NOAA 44018
Owned and maintained by National Data Buoy Center
3-meter discus buoy
42.126 N 69.630 W (42°7'34" N 69°37'49" 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 site elevation
Water depth: 228.3 m
Watch circle radius: 431
On 11/13/11, Buoy 44018 was relocated to a new location approximately 17 nautical miles east-northeast of Provincetown, MA.
Station 44018 hull 3DV02 went adrift on 3/6/2012. The buoy was recovered on 3/14/12.
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