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August 22,2016 - August 29,2016


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 74.83W9999999999999999
41004*3D58 (AR) Edisto32.50N 79.08W9898989898989898
41008*3D36 (AM) Grays Reef31.40N 80.87W9696969595969696
41009*3D86 (AM) Canaveral28.52N 80.18W96969697979696SDewpoint data failed 8/4/16
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 77.73W999999100100999999
41025*3DV09 (AR) Diamond Shoals35.00N 75.40W9797979797979797
41040*3D56 (AR) North Equatorial One14.50N 53.02W9898989898989898
41041*3D72 (AM) North Equatorial Two14.32N 46.07W9595959595959595
41043*2.3D08 (SC) Ne Puerto Rico21.12N 64.85W100100100999910099100
41044*3DV49 (SC) Ne St Martin21.57N 58.62W100100100999910099100
41046*2.3D07 (SC) East Bahamas23.85N 68.47W10010010010010010099100
41047*3DV42 (SC) N.e. Bahamas27.52N 71.48W10010010010010010099100
41048*3DV02 (AR) West Bermuda31.85N 69.58W9999999999999999
41049*3DV31 (AR) South Bermuda27.53N 62.93W9898989898989898
42001*3D30 (AR) Mid Gulf25.88N 89.67W9898989898989898
42002*3D74 (AR) West Gulf26.08N 93.75W9898989898989898WDIR data failed 12/10/15. Pressure, Air temperature, Water temperature and dewpoint data failed 10/16/15.
42003*3D20 (AR) East Gulf26.00N 85.63W9999999999999999
42012*3DV11 (AR) Orange Beach, Al30.05N 87.55W99999999999999SDewpoint data failed 12/21/14
42019*3DV14 (AR) Freeport, Tx27.90N 95.35W9494949494949494
42020*3DV26 (AR) Corpus Christi, Tx26.97N 96.68W9898989898989898Dewpoint Data failed 1/10/16
42035*3DV17 (AR) Galveston, Tx29.22N 94.40W98989898989898SDewpoint data failed 3/2/16
42036*3D37 (AR) West Tampa28.50N 84.52W9999999999999999
42039*3D55 (SM) Pensacola28.73N 86.00W100100100100100100100100
42040*2.4D05 (SC) Luke Offshore Test Platform29.20N 88.20W100100100999910099100
42055*3D49 (AR) Bay Of Campeche22.12N 93.95W9999999999999999
42056*3DV46 (SC) Yucatan Basin19.92N 84.93W10010010010010010099100
42057*3D57 (AR) Western Caribbean19.67N 87.02WRRRRRRRRHull recovered, data stopped, 6/28/16.
42058*3DV27 (AR) Central Caribbean14.92N 74.92W9898989898989898
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 69.12W9696969696969696New hull deployed 06/04/16.
44007*3D29 (AM) Portland43.52N 70.13W9696969696969696
44008*3D13 (AR) Nantucket40.50N 69.23W9898989898989898
44009*3DV10 (AM) Delaware Bay38.45N 74.70WSSSSSSSSBuoy data failed 7/22/16. Wind Data failed 1/23/16
44011*3DV08 (SM) Georges Bank41.08N 66.62WSS100100100100100SWind Buoy data failed 7/15/ failed 1/19/16
44013*3DV22 (AR) Boston42.33N 70.65W96969696969696SDewpoint data failed 8/13/16
440143D42 (AR) Virginia Beach36.60N 74.83W99999999999999SDewpoint data failed 3/26/15
44017*3D65 (AM) Montauk Point40.68N 72.03W9696969696969696
44018*3D59 (AR) Cape Cod41.48N 69.57W9898989898989898
44020*3D41 (AR) Nantucket Sound41.43N 70.18W9898989898989898
44025*3DV12 (AR) Long Island40.25N 73.15W99999999999999SDewpoint data failed 10/30/15
44027*3D54 (AM) Jonesport, Me44.28N 67.30W9696969696969696
44065*3D25 (AR) New York Harbor Entrance40.37N 73.70W9898989898989898
44066*3D88 (AR) Texas Tower #439.57N 72.58WSS9898989898SDewpoint data failed 6/9/16. Wind Data Failed 1/23/15
45001*3D33 (AM) Mid Superior48.05N 87.78W97979797979797N
45002*3D46 (AM) North Michigan45.33N 86.40W97979797979797N
45003*3DV29 (AR) North Huron45.35N 82.83W99999999999999N
45004*3DV04 (AR) East Superior47.58N 86.58W98989898989898N
45005*2.4D06 (SC) West Erie41.67N 82.38W10010010010010010099100
45006*3DV19 (AR) West Superior47.33N 89.78W98989898989898N
45007*3DV20 (AM) South Michigan42.67N 87.02W9797979797979797
45008*3DV13 (AM) South Huron44.28N 82.40W97979797979797N
45012*3DV30 (AR) Lake Ontario43.62N 77.40W99999998989999N
46001*6N19 (AR) Western Gulf Of Alaska56.30N 147.92W100100100100100100100N
46002*3D51 (AM) West Oregon42.60N 130.48WSS9697979797NWind data failed 7/19/16
46005*3D39 (AR) West Washington45.95N 131.00W99999999999999N
46006*2.4D03 (SC) Southeast Papa40.77N 137.38W999999100100999999Buoy data failed 2/8/13. Buoy adrift 1/6/13
46011*3D28 (AM) Santa Maria34.95N 121.02W97979797979797N
46012*3D69 (AR) Half Moon Bay37.35N 122.87W99999999999999NAir temperature data failed 11/21/15
46013*3DV39 (SC) Bodega Bay38.23N 123.30W1009910010010010098100
46014*2.3D05 (SC) Pt Arena39.23N 123.97W999999989899S99Dewpoint data failed 3/26/15
46015*3D02 (AR) Port Orford42.75N 124.82W98989874749898NWave system data occasionally truncated and or missing
46022*3D80 (AR) Eel River40.72N 124.52W9999999999999999Dewpoint data failed 7/29/15
46025*3DV40 (SC) Santa Monica Basin33.73N 119.05W10010010010010010098100
46026*3D24 (AM) San Francisco37.75N 122.83W98989898989898N
46027*3D68 (AR) St Georges41.85N 124.37W99999999999999N
46028*3D63 (AM) Cape San Martin35.70N 121.85W97979797979797NIntermittent transmissions beginning 05/25/16.
46029*3D32 (AM) Columbia River Bar46.15N 124.50W97979797979797SDewpoint data failed 9/25/15.Wind data failed 2/23/16.
46035*3DV18 (AR) Central Bering Sea57.02N 177.73W99999999999999N
46041*3D19 (AR) Cape Elizabeth47.35N 124.72W99999999999999N
46042*3D79 (AR) Monterey36.78N 122.45W100100100100100100100N
46047*3D40 (AR) Tanner Bank32.38N 119.48W99999999999999N
46050*3D18 (AR) Stonewall Bank44.65N 124.52W98989898989898NWind data failed 05/20/16.
46053*2.3D11 (SC) East Santa Barb34.25N 119.85W9999999898SSSWater temperature failed 6/25/16. Air temperature data failed 06/06/16. Barometer data failed 04/10/16.
46054*3D89 (AR) West Santa Barb34.25N 120.47W99999999999999N
46059*2.3D02 (SC) West California38.05N 129.88W9999999999999999
46060*3D76 (AM) West Orca Bay60.58N 146.80W97979796969797RBuoy hull recovered 2/9/16
46061*3D47 (AR) Seal Rocks60.22N 146.83W9999S99999999NBuoy serviced, data released 7/29/16 Pressure data failed 7/29/16.
46066*3DV25 (AM) South Kodiak52.78N 155.03W98989898989898N
46069*3D44 (AM) South Santa Rosa Is33.67N 120.20W96969696969696N
46070*3DV33 (AM) Southwest Bering Sea55.07N 175.15ESS979797S97SAir temperature data failed 7/25/16. Wind data failed 5/6/16. Water temperature data failed 04/17/16. Dewpoiont data failed 12/24/15.
46071*3D78 (AR) Western Aleutians51.12N 179.00E98989898989898SBuoy data failed 11/13/12.
46072*3D82 (AM) Central Aleutians51.65N 172.05W9797979797979797
46073*3D87 (AR) Southeast Bering Sea55.02N 172.00WSSSSSSSSBuoy data failed 12/20/15.
46075*6N46 (AR) Shumagin Islands53.90N 160.80WSSSSSSSSBuoy data failed 2/3/16
46076*3DV36 (AM) Cape Cleare59.50N 147.98W9797979797979797
46077*6N52 (AR) Shelikof Strait57.88N 154.28WRRRRRRRRBuoy hull recovered 7/14/15.
46078*3D66 (AM) Albatross Bank55.53N 152.62W9898989898989898Buoy hull recovered 12/02/15
46080*6N41 (AR) Portlock Bank57.93N 149.95W9797934343959294Parity errors and truncations producing intermittent wave data.
46081*6N35 (AR) Western Prince William Sound60.78N 148.25W1001001009696100100100
46082*3DV35 (AM) Cape Suckling59.67N 143.38WSSSSSSSSBuoy data failed 2/28/16
46083*3DV34 (AM) Fairweather Ground58.30N 137.98W9696969696969696
46084*3D73 (AR) Cape Edgecumbe56.60N 136.10W9999999999999999Dewpoint data released 06/06/16 (failed 6/1/16).
46085*6N39 (AR) Central Gulf Of Alaska55.87N 142.48W100100100100100100100SDewpoint 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 123.15W9999999999999999
46089*3D85 (AM) Tillamook, Or45.88N 125.82W9797979797979797Dewpoint data failed 1/05/16
51000*3DV05 (AM) Northern Hawaii One23.53N 153.80W97979797979797N
51001*2.3D06 (SC) Northwestern Hawaii One21.98N 174.57WRRRRRRRRBuoy adrift 3/12/16. Hull 2.3D06 recovered. Data stopped 7/31/16.
51002*3D90 (AR) Southwestern Hawaii17.57N 167.43WRRRRRRRNHull 3D90 recovered. Data stopped 8/1/16
51003*3D16 (AM) Western Hawaii19.28N 160.57W97979797979797N
51004*3D43 (AR) Southeastern Hawaii17.60N 152.38W99999999999999SDewpoint data failed 3/31/15
51101*3D61 (AR) Northwestern Hawaii Two24.32N 162.22W99999999999999N
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 151.95W100100100NN100N100
AUGA2* (MA) Augustine Island, Ak59.37N 153.33W100100100NN100N100
BLIA2* (SU) Bligh Reef Light, Ak60.83N 146.88W100100100NN100NN
BURL1* (AR) Southwest Pass , La28.90N 89.42W80SSNNSNSPressure, dewpoint and air temperature data failed 8/1/15. Wind direction data failed 8/3/15. Severe parity errors began 04/21/16.
BUZM3* (MA) Buzzards Bay,ma41.38N 71.03W100100100NN100SSDewpoint data failed 3/11/14.
CDRF1* (MA) Cedar Key, Fl29.13N 83.02W100100100NN100N100
CHLV2* (DA) Chesapeake Light, Va36.90N 75.70WSSSNNSNSStation disestablished 8/26/16. Station data failed 5/23/16
CLKN7* (MA) Cape Lookout, Nc34.62N 76.52W100100100NN100N100
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 151.98W100100100NN100NSDewpoint data failed 8/11/16
FWYF1* (MA) Fowey Rock, Fl25.58N 80.08W100100100NN100100NStation data failed 11/15/15
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 68.12W100100100NN100NSDewpoint data failed 7/30/16
MISM1* (MA) Matinicus Rock, Me43.78N 68.85W100100100NN100N100
MLRF1* (MA) Molasses Reef, Fl25.00N 80.37W553NN23NIntermittent data transmissions due to parity errors and truncations.
MRKA2* (SU) Middle Rock Light, Ak61.07N 146.65W999999NN99NN
NWPO3* (MA) Newport, Or44.60N 124.07W100100100NN99N99Air temperature data failed 9/2/15. Dewpoint data failed 6/23/15
PILA2* (MA) Pilot Rock, Ak59.73N 149.47W100100100NN100N100
PILM4* (MA) Passage Island, Mi48.22N 88.35W100100100NN100NN
PLSF1* (AR) Pulaski Shoals Light, Fl24.68N 82.77W100100100NN100NNWater temperature data failed 9/29/14.
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 120.63W100100100NN100NNStation data failed 3/18/16
ROAM4* (MA) Rock Of Ages, Mi47.87N 89.30W100100100NN100SNWater temperature data remains failed 9/3/05
SANF1* (SM) Sand Key, Fl24.40N 81.87W9292100NN100N100
SAUF1* (MA) St. Augustine, Fl29.85N 81.25W100100100NN100100SDewpoint data failed 12/14/15
SBIO1* (MA) South Bass Island, Oh41.62N 82.83W989898NN98NN
SGNW3* (SU) Sheboygan, Wi43.73N 87.68W979797NN97S71Dewpoint data failed 6/17/16.Water temperature data failed 1/16/15
SGOF1* (MA) Tyndall Afb Tower29.40N 84.85W100100100NN100N100
SISW1* (MA) Smith Island, Wa48.32N 122.83W100S100NN100NNWind direction data failed 5/30/16
SMKF1* (MA) Sombrero Key, Fl24.62N 81.10WSSSNNSSSStation data failed 8/10/15. Water temperature data failed 2/28/08
SPGF1* (MA) Settlement Point, Gbi26.70N 78.98W100100100NN100N100
SRST2* (MA) Sabine Pass, Tx29.68N 94.03W100100100NN100N100
STDM4* (SU) Stannard Rock, Mi47.18N 87.22W999999NN99N99Dewpoint data failed 9/9/14
TPLM2* (MA) Thomas Point, Md38.88N 76.43W100100100NN100100100
TTIW1* (DA) Tatoosh Island, Wa48.38N 124.73WSS99NN99NNWind data failed 2/27/14
VENF1* (AR) Venice, Fl27.07N 82.45W100100100NN100100100
WPOW1* (MA) West Point, Wa47.65N 122.43W100100100NN100N100
Total Base Funded Stations:47

Total Stations:47

*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.