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 foam buoy ARES payload 42.119 N 69.700 W (42°7'9" N 69°42'0" 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: 217.3 m Watch circle radius: 400
Buoy hull 3DV45 from station 44018 went adrift on 04/26/2017 and the last report from its moored position is 0600Z. The buoy was recovered at approximately 0100Z 04/28/17.
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