Effective Sunday, March 17, 2024, the National Weather Service National Data Buoy Center will discontinue its Dial-A-Buoy Interactive Voice Response system. For more information, see Service Change Notice 24-06 (PDF).

Observation Search

To view ship, buoy, and C-MAN observations for a specific area, select the observation type and time period, then click on the map in the area you would like to search.

Observations:   Time:

To specify an area by latitude and longitude, choose our Radial Search.

Please note that most ships report every three hours beginning at midnight.

Not All Stations Depicted are Operated by the National Data Buoy Center.