Skip Navigation Links 
NOAA logo-Select to go to the NOAA homepage NDBC Title GraphicClick to go to NDBC home page   Select to go to the NWS homepage
Home News Organization
    Station List

    Mobile Access
    Interactive Map
    Classic Maps
         Oil & Gas ADCP
    Obs Search
    Ship Obs Report
    BuoyCAMs Image indicating link to BuoyCAMs page
    HF Radar
    RSS Feeds Image indicating link to RSS feed access page
    Obs Web Widget
    Email Access
    Web Data Guide

 Station Status
    NDBC Maintenance
    NDBC Platforms
    Partner Platforms

 Program Info
    Facebook Logo
    NDBC on Facebook
    About NDBC
          Moored Buoy
    IOOS® Program

    NDBC DQC Handbook
    Hurricane Data Plots
    Mariners Weather

      Handbook No. 1

 Science Education

 Media Inquiries
 Contact Us
 Visitor Information
 Links is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.


November 28,2016 - December 05,2016


Percent of Data Disseminated in Real Time

StationHull No./Config and LocationLocation Lat/LongWind SpeedWind DirectionSea Level PressureWave HeightDominant Period Air TempWater TempDew PointRemark
41001*2.3D04 (SC) East Hatteras34.45N 72.60WSSSSSSSSBuoy adrift 4/5/16. Buoy data failed 4/9/16
41002*3D50 (AR) South Hatteras31.75N 74.83W100100100100100100100100
41004*3D58 (AR) Edisto32.50N 79.08W100100100100100100100100
41008*3D36 (AM) Grays Reef31.40N 80.87W9898989898989898
41009*3D86 (AM) Canaveral28.47N 80.20WSSSSSSSSBuoy data failed 10/7/16.
41010*3D26 (AR) Canaveral East29.12N 77.43WRRRRRRRRBuoy recovered 8/20/16, data stopped.
41013*2.3D01 (SC) Frying Pan Shoals, Nc (buoy)33.43N 77.73W10010010010010010099100
41025*3DV09 (AR) Diamond Shoals35.00N 75.40W9898989898979897
41040*3D56 (AR) North Equatorial One14.50N 53.02W9797979797979797
41041*3D72 (AM) North Equatorial Two14.32N 46.07W9797979797979797
41043*2.3D08 (SC) Ne Puerto Rico21.12N 64.85W10010010010010010098100
41044*3DV49 (SC) Ne St Martin21.57N 58.62W10010010010010010098100
41046*2.3D07 (SC) East Bahamas24.52N 68.63W10010010010010010098100Buoy Adrift 11/29/16
41047*3DV42 (SC) N.e. Bahamas27.52N 71.48W100100100989810098100
41048*3DV02 (AR) West Bermuda31.85N 69.58W100100100100100100100100
41049*3DV31 (AR) South Bermuda27.53N 62.93W9999999999999999
42001*3D30 (AR) Mid Gulf25.88N 89.67W9898989898989898
42002*3D74 (AR) West Gulf26.08N 93.75W100100100100100100100100
42003*3D20 (AR) East Gulf26.00N 85.63W100100100100100100100100
42012*3DV11 (AR) Orange Beach, Al30.05N 87.55W99999999999999SDewpoint data failed 12/21/14
42019*3DV14 (AR) Freeport, Tx27.90N 95.35W9999999999999999
42020*3DV26 (AR) Corpus Christi, Tx26.97N 96.68W9999999999999999
42035*3DV17 (AR) Galveston, Tx29.22N 94.40W99999999999999SDewpoint data failed 3/2/16
42036*3D37 (AR) West Tampa28.50N 84.52W100100100100100100100100
42039*3D55 (SM) Pensacola28.73N 86.00W100S100100100100100100Wind Direction data failed 8/30/16
42040*2.4D05 (SC) Luke Offshore Test Platform29.30N 88.65W100100100989810098100Buoy adrift 10/22/16
42055*3D49 (AR) Bay Of Campeche22.12N 93.95W100100100100100100100100
42056*3DV46 (SC) Yucatan Basin19.92N 84.93W10010010010010010098100
42057*3D57 (AR) Western Caribbean19.67N 87.02WRRRRRRRRBuoy recovered, data stopped, 6/28/16.
42058*3DV27 (AR) Central Caribbean14.92N 74.92W96969696969696SDewpoint data failed 10/2/16
42059*3DV38 (SC) Eastern Caribbean Sea15.25N 67.50W10010010010010010098100
42060*2.3D10 (SC) Carribean Valley16.40N 63.18WSSSSSSSSBuoy data failed 7/15/16.
44005*3DV16 (AM) Gulf Of Maine43.20N 69.12W9898989898989898
44007*3D29 (AM) Portland43.52N 70.13W9898989898989898
44008*3D13 (AR) Nantucket40.50N 69.23WSSSSSSSSBuoy data failed 10/10/16. Buoy adrift 10/21/16
44009*3DV10 (AM) Delaware Bay38.45N 74.70WSSSSSSSSBuoy data failed 7/22/16.
44011*3DV08 (SM) Georges Bank41.08N 66.62WSS100100100100100SWind data failed 1/20/16. Dewpoint data failed 6/24/16
44013*3DV22 (AR) Boston42.33N 70.65W98989898989898SDewpoint data failed 8/13/16
440143D42 (AR) Virginia Beach36.60N 74.83W100100100100100100100SDewpoint data failed 3/26/15
44017*3D65 (AM) Montauk Point40.68N 72.03W9898989898989898
44018*3D59 (AR) Cape Cod41.48N 69.57W9999999999999999
44020*3D41 (AR) Nantucket Sound41.43N 70.18WSSRRRRRSWind data and dewpoint data failed 10/15/16. Buoy recovered 11/18/16
44025*3DV12 (AR) Long Island40.25N 73.15W100100100100100100100SDewpoint data failed 10/30/15
44027*3D54 (AM) Jonesport, Me44.28N 67.30W9898989898989898
44065*3D25 (AR) New York Harbor Entrance40.37N 73.70W100100100100100100100100
44066*3D88 (SM) Texas Tower #439.57N 72.58WSS100100100100100SDewpoint data failed 6/9/16. Wind Data Failed 1/23/15
45001*3D33 (AM) Mid Superior48.05N 87.78WNNNNNNNNBuoy recovered for winter 11/04/16.
45002*3D46 (AM) North Michigan45.33N 86.40WNNNNNNNNBuoy recovered for winter 11/07/16.
45003*3DV29 (AR) North Huron45.35N 82.83WNNNNNNNNBuoy recovered for winter 11/15/16
45004*3DV04 (AR) East Superior47.58N 86.58W98989898989898NBuoy recovered for winter 12/04/16
45005*2.4D06 (SC) West Erie41.67N 82.38W102102102100100102101102Buoy recovered for winter 11/30/16
45006*3DV19 (AR) West Superior47.33N 89.78WNNNNNNNNBuoy recovered for winter 11/17/16
45007*3DV20 (AM) South Michigan42.67N 87.02W9898989898989898Buoy recovered for winter 12/05/16
45008*3DV13 (AM) South Huron44.28N 82.40WNNNNNNNNBuoy recovered for winter 11/16/16
45012*3DV30 (AR) Lake Ontario43.62N 77.40W100100100100100100100N
46001*6N19 (AR) Western Gulf Of Alaska56.30N 147.92W100100100100100100100N
46002*3D51 (AM) West Oregon42.60N 130.48WSS9898989898NWind data failed 7/19/16
46005*3D39 (AR) West Washington45.95N 131.00W99999999999999N
46006*2.4D03 (SC) Southeast Papa40.77N 137.38W9999S9999999599Air Pressure data failed 10/10/16.
46011*3D28 (AM) Santa Maria34.95N 121.02W98989898989898N
46012*3D69 (AR) Half Moon Bay37.35N 122.87W100100100100100100100N
46013*3DV39 (SC) Bodega Bay38.23N 123.30W10099100999910098100
46014*2.3D05 (SC) Pt Arena39.23N 123.97W1001001009898100S100Dewpoint data failed 3/26/15
46015*3D02 (AR) Port Orford42.75N 124.82W100100100100100100100NWave data intermittently reporting bad values.
46022*3D80 (AR) Eel River40.72N 124.52W100100100100100100100100
46025*3DV40 (SC) Santa Monica Basin33.73N 119.05W10010010010010010098100
46026*3D24 (AM) San Francisco37.75N 122.83W98989898989898N
46027*3D68 (AR) St Georges41.85N 124.37W100100100100100100100N
46028*3D63 (AM) Cape San Martin35.70N 121.85W92928882829292NParity errors and truncation producing intermittent wave data.
46029*3D32 (AM) Columbia River Bar46.15N 124.50W98989898989898SDewpoint data failed 9/25/15.
46035*3DV18 (AR) Central Bering Sea57.02N 177.73W100100100100100100100N
46041*3D19 (AR) Cape Elizabeth47.33N 124.70W99999999999999N
46042*3D79 (AR) Monterey36.78N 122.45W100S100100100100100NWind direction data failed 10/10/16.
46047*3D40 (AR) Tanner Bank32.38N 119.48W99999999999999N
46050*3D18 (AR) Stonewall Bank44.67N 124.50W99999999999999N
46053*2.3D11 (SC) East Santa Barb34.25N 119.85W1001001009898SSSWater temperature failed 6/25/16. Air temperature and dewpoint data failed 06/06/16.
46054*3D89 (AR) West Santa Barb34.25N 120.47W99999999999999N
46059*2.3D02 (SC) West California38.05N 129.88W999910099996698SAir Temperature and Dewpoint data failed 11/28/16
46060*3D76 (AM) West Orca Bay60.58N 146.80W98989898989898N
46061*3D47 (AR) Seal Rocks60.22N 146.83W100100S100100100SNWater temperature failed 11/5/16. Pressure data failed 7/29/16.
46066*3D52 (AM) South Kodiak52.78N 155.03W96969594949696N
46069*3D44 (AM) South Santa Rosa Is33.67N 120.20W98989898989898N
46070*3DV33 (AM) Southwest Bering Sea55.07N 175.15E9898989898989898
46071*3D78 (AR) Western Aleutians51.12N 179.00E100100100100100100100N
46072*3D82 (AM) Central Aleutians51.65N 172.05W9797969696979797
46073*3D10 (AM) Southeast Bering Sea55.02N 172.00W98S9898989898SAir temperature data released 11/24/16.Wind direction data failed 11/01/16. Dewpoint data failed 11/7/14.
46075*3D70 (AM) Shumagin Islands53.98N 160.82WSS989898989898Wind data failed 11/27/16
46076*3DV36 (AM) Cape Cleare59.50N 147.98W9898989898989898
46077*6N52 (AR) Shelikof Strait57.88N 154.28WRRRRRRRRBuoy recovered 7/14/15.
46078*3D66 (AM) Albatross Bank55.53N 152.62WSS989898989898Wind Data failed 9/22/16 Water Temperature data resumed 10/6/16
46080*6N41 (AR) Portlock Bank57.93N 149.95W7474715151747174Parity errors and truncations producing intermittent wave data.
46081*6N35 (AR) Western Prince William Sound60.78N 148.25W100100100979710099100
46082*3DV35 (AM) Cape Suckling59.67N 143.38WSSSSSSSSBuoy data failed 2/28/16
46083*3DV34 (AM) Fairweather Ground58.30N 137.98W9898989898989898
46084*3D73 (AR) Cape Edgecumbe56.60N 136.10W7475100100100100100100Wind data failed 12/3/18
46085*6N39 (AR) Central Gulf Of Alaska55.87N 142.48W1001001009999100100SDewpoint data failed 3/9/16
46086*3D12 (AR) San Clemente Basin32.48N 118.03W99999999999999N
460873D77 (AR) Neah Bay, Wa48.48N 124.72W9999999999999999
460883D09 (AR) New Dungeness, Wa48.33N 123.15W100100100100100100100100
46089*3D85 (AM) Tillamook, Or45.88N 125.82WSSSSSSSSBuoy data failed 10/1/16
51000*3DV05 (AM) Northern Hawaii One23.53N 153.80W98989898989898N
51001*3DV47 (SC) Northwestern Hawaii One24.42N 162.10W10010010010010010098100
51002*3DV50 (SC) Southwestern Hawaii17.03N 157.68W10010010010010010098100
51003*3D16 (AM) Western Hawaii19.28N 160.57W97979797979797N
51004*3D43 (AR) Southeastern Hawaii17.60N 152.38W98989898989898SDewpoint data failed 3/31/15
51101*3D61 (AR) Northwestern Hawaii Two24.32N 162.22W100100100100100100100N
Total Base Funded Buoys:103
Total Other Buoys:3

Total Moored Buoys:106

*Base funded station of National Weather Service (NWS); however, all stations report data to NWS.



Hull TypeAnemometer Ht.
6N6 meter NOMAD5 m
3D/3DV3 meter discus5 m
2.3D2.3 meter foam discus4 m
2.4DV2.4 meter foam discus4 m

Payload Types

  • AM - AMPS
  • SM - SMART
  • AR - ARES
  • SC - SCOOP

Example: 6N27/VE means 6-meter NOMAD buoy, hull number 27, with VEEP payload.


Percent of Data Disseminated in Real Time

StationHull No./Config and LocationLocation Lat/LongWind SpeedWind DirectionSea Level PressureWave HeightDominant Period Air TempWater TempDew PointRemark
AMAA2* (AR) East Amatuli Island Light58.90N 151.95W100100100NN100N99
AUGA2* (MA) Augustine Island, Ak59.37N 153.33W100100100NN100N31Dewpoint data failed 11/30/16
BLIA2* (SU) Bligh Reef Light, Ak60.83N 146.88W100100100NN100NN
BURL1* (AR) Southwest Pass , La28.90N 89.42W100100100NN100N100Station serviced, data released 10/27/16
BUZM3* (MA) Buzzards Bay,ma41.38N 71.03W100100100NN100SSDewpoint data failed 3/11/14. water temperature data failed 9/11/10.
CDRF1* (MA) Cedar Key, Fl29.13N 83.02W100100100NN100N100
CLKN7* (MA) Cape Lookout, Nc34.62N 76.52W100100100NN100NSDewpoint data failed 9/9/16
DBLN6* (MA) Dunkirk, Ny42.48N 79.35W100100100NN100NN
DESW1* (MA) Destruction Island,wa47.67N 124.48W100100100NN100NN
DISW3* (SU) Devils Island, Wi47.07N 90.72W100100100NN100N100
DPIA1* (SU) Dauphin Island, Al30.23N 88.07W100100100NN100SSWater temperature data failed 10/23/09. Dewpoint data failed 10/25/15.
DRFA2* (MA) Drift River Terminal, Ak60.55N 152.13W100100100NN100N100
FBIS1* (MA) Folly Island, Sc32.68N 79.88W100100100NN100N100
FFIA2* (SU) Five Fingers ,ak57.27N 133.62W100100100NN100NN
FILA2* (AR) Flat Island Light59.32N 151.98W999999NN99N99
FWYF1* (MA) Fowey Rock, Fl25.58N 80.08W100100100NN100100N
IOSN3* (SU) Isle Of Shoals, Nh42.97N 70.62W100100100NN100N100
KTNF1* (MA) Keaton Beach, Fl29.82N 83.58W100100100NN100NSDewpoint data failed 8/13/16
LONF1* (MA) Long Key, Fl24.83N 80.85W100100100NN100100100
MDRM1* (MA) Mt Desert Rock, Me43.97N 68.12WSS100NN100NSWind data failed 10/31/16. Dewpoint data failed 7/30/16
MISM1* (MA) Matinicus Rock, Me43.78N 68.85W100100100NN100N100
MLRF1* (MA) Molasses Reef, Fl25.00N 80.37W898987NN8886NParity errors and truncations producing intermittent buoy data.
MRKA2* (SU) Middle Rock Light, Ak61.07N 146.65W100100100NN100NN
NWPO3* (MA) Newport, Or44.60N 124.07W999999NN99NSDewpoint data failed 9/27/16
PILA2* (MA) Pilot Rock, Ak59.73N 149.47W100100100NN100N100
PILM4* (MA) Passage Island, Mi48.22N 88.35W999999NN99NN
PLSF1* (AR) Pulaski Shoals Light, Fl24.68N 82.77W100100100NN100NN
POTA2* (SU) Potato Point, Ak61.05N 146.70W100100100NN100NN
PTAC1* (MA) Point Arena, Ca38.95N 123.73WSSSNNSNNStation data failed 10/17/12
PTAT2* (MA) Port Aransas, Tx27.82N 97.05W100100100NN100100100
PTGC1* (MA) Point Arguello, Ca34.57N 120.63W100100100NN100NN
ROAM4* (MA) Rock Of Ages, Mi47.87N 89.30W999999NN99SNWater temperature data failed 9/3/05
SANF1* (SM) Sand Key, Fl24.40N 81.87W100100100NN100N100
SAUF1* (MA) St. Augustine, Fl29.85N 81.25W100100100NN100100SDewpoint data failed 12/14/15
SBIO1* (MA) South Bass Island, Oh41.62N 82.83W100100100NN100NN
SGNW3* (SU) Sheboygan, Wi43.73N 87.68W100100100NN100S100Water temperature data failed 1/16/15
SGOF1* (MA) Tyndall Afb Tower29.40N 84.85W100100100NN100N99
SISW1* (MA) Smith Island, Wa48.32N 122.83W100100100NN100NN
SMKF1* (MA) Sombrero Key, Fl24.62N 81.10WSSSNNSSSStation data failed 8/10/15.
SPGF1* (MA) Settlement Point, Gbi26.70N 78.98WSSSNNSNSStation data failed 10/6/16
SRST2* (MA) Sabine Pass, Tx29.68N 94.03W100100100NN99N99
STDM4* (SU) Stannard Rock, Mi47.18N 87.22W100100100NN100N100
TPLM2* (MA) Thomas Point, Md38.88N 76.43W100100SNN10010099Pressure data failed 10/10/16.
TTIW1* (DA) Tatoosh Island, Wa48.38N 124.73WSS100NN100NNWind data failed 2/27/14
VENF1* (AR) Venice, Fl27.07N 82.45W100100100NN100100100
WPOW1* (MA) West Point, Wa47.65N 122.43W100100100NN100N100
Total Base Funded Stations:46

Total Stations:46

*Base funded station of National Weather Service (NWS); however, all stations report data to NWS.


Payload Types

  • AR - ARES
  • DA - DACT
  • MA - MARS
  • AM - AMPS
  • VE - VEEP

C-MAN anemometer heights are listed in the C-MAN User's Guide and on the NDBC Home Page at


  • S - Sensor/system failure.
  • E - Data under evaluation, not reported.
  • N - No sensor installed.
  • Y - Parameter reported, no percentage
  • D - Station disestablished.
  • R - Buoy recovered

*Hover over status code in table to display detail.