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Station 44014 (LLNR 550) - VIRGINIA BEACH 64 NM East of Virginia Beach, VA

Funding provided by the US Army Corps of Engineers, Coastal and Hydraulics Laboratory
Owned and maintained by National Data Buoy Center
3-meter discus buoy
ARES payload
36.606 N 74.840 W (36°36'23" N 74°50'23" W)

Site elevation: sea level
Air temp height: 4.4 m above site elevation
Anemometer height: 4.9 m above site elevation
Barometer elevation: 0.3 m above mean sea level
Sea temp depth: 0.6 m below water line
Water depth: 47 m
Watch circle radius: 101 yards

Station ceased transmitting 02/21/20. Data will be restored during our next service visit to this location. When a date is known it will be posted in Maintenance Schedule.

Right whales are active off VA from November to April. Speed restrictions of 10 knots apply to vessels 65 feet or greater in specific areas along the mid-Atlantic coast. To learn more about right whales and rules protecting them, go to:

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