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).

Visitor Information

NOAA's National Data Buoy Center (NDBC) resides at Building 3205, Stennis Space Center, Mississippi 39529. NDBC Website Homepage

Stennis Space Center, Mississippi

The John C. Stennis Space Center (Stennis is located on the Mississippi Gulf Coast on Interstate 10 at Exit 2, approximately 35 miles west of Gulfport, Mississippi, and 45 miles east of New Orleans, Louisiana.

Directions to NDBC at Stennis Space Center, MS

This map gives driving directions to NDBC's Administrative Building 3205, Mission Control Center Building 3203, Engineering & Logistical Facility Building 3202.

Map of NDBC Buildings

Directions from Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY) to Stennis Space Center

Directions from Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport (GPT) to Stennis Space Center

Important Visitor Information

As a secure facility, visitors to Stennis must abide by the following:

NOAA@STENNIS

There are two NOAA entities at Stennis Space Center - NWS/NDBC and NESDIS/NCEI.

Airports Serving NDBC at Stennis Space Center

Lodging Information close to Stennis Space Center