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Station 42360 - BW Pioneer buoy - C16471 - Walker Ridge 249

The web hosting of data from the Gulf of Mexico oil and gas platforms was transferred from NDBC to GCOOS on March 31, 2021. Data can be accessed at: and new SFTP accounts for data providers can be requested from The station pages for these platforms will be available on the NDBC website until June 1, 2021, but they will not be updated with current data.

Station operated by Murphy Exploration & Production Company
26.689 N 90.459 W (26°41'22" N 90°27'34" W)

Site elevation: sea level
Air temp height: 3.5 m above site elevation
Anemometer height: 3 m above site elevation
Water depth: 2539.9 m

Anemometers are located at 3 meters above sea level but they are corrected to 10 meters by the owner.

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