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September 11,2017 - September 18,2017


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*3DV44 (SC) East Hatteras34.15N 72.25WRRRRRRRRBuoy Adrift 8/23/17. Buoy retrieved 8/25/17.Air temperature and humidity data failed 8/10/17.
41002*3D50 (AR) South Hatteras31.75N 74.83W100100100100100100100SDewpoint data failed 1/17/17
41004*3DV41 (SC) Edisto32.50N 79.08W10010010010010010096100
41008*3D36 (AM) Grays Reef31.40N 80.87W100100100100100100100100
41009*3DV25 (SC) Canaveral28.50N 80.18W10010010010010010096100
41010*3DV35 (SC) Canaveral East30.18N 78.20W1001001001001002972Buoy adrift 8/26/17
41013*3DV21 (SC) Frying Pan Shoals, Nc (buoy)33.43N 77.73W100100100999910095100Water temperature failed 9/1/17, resumed 9/3/17
41025*3DV09 (AR) Diamond Shoals35.00N 75.40W98989898989898SHumidity data failed 7/11/17
41040*3DV23 (SC) North Equatorial One14.55N 53.07W1001005199991009616Missing pressure data due to shore side processing issues.
41041*3DV56 (SC) North Equatorial Two14.32N 46.07W100100100100100S97SALL in One sensor ceased transmitting 7/28/17.
41043*2.3D08 (SC) Ne Puerto Rico21.12N 64.85W848410099991009516water temperature data failed 8/31/17. Wind data ceased 9/16/17
41044*3DV49 (SC) Ne St Martin21.57N 58.62W100100100100100100S100Water temperature failed 7/14/17
41046*3DV51 (SC) East Bahamas23.82N 68.42W10010010010010010094100
41047*3DV42 (SC) N.e. Bahamas27.52N 71.52W10010010010010010097100
41048*3DV54 (SC) West Bermuda31.85N 69.58W10010010010010010094100
41049*3DV31 (AR) South Bermuda27.53N 62.93W100100100100100100100100
42001*2.3D01 (SC) Mid Gulf25.88N 89.67W10010010010010010096100
42002*3D74 (AR) West Gulf26.08N 93.75W100100100100100100100100
42003*3DV15 (SC) East Gulf31.93N 79.02WRRRRRRRRBuoy adrift 5/13/17. WTMP data failed 3/29/17.Data release stopped due to proximity to land 5/25/17 to 5/29/17. Buoy recovered 6/2 1400Z.
42012*3DV32 (AM) Orange Beach, Al30.05N 87.55W1001001009999100100100
42019*3DV14 (AR) Freeport, Tx27.90N 95.35W100100100100100100100100
42020*3DV26 (AR) Corpus Christi, Tx26.55N 90.83W100100100100100100S100Buoy adrift 8/25/17. Water temperature data failed 1/9/17
42035*3DV17 (AR) Galveston, Tx29.22N 94.40W100100100100100100100100
42036*3D37 (AR) West Tampa28.50N 84.50W100100100100100100100100
42039*3DV24 (AM) Pensacola28.78N 86.00W9999999999999999
42040*2.4D05 (SC) Luke Offshore Test Platform29.20N 88.22W100100100999910096100
42055*3D49 (AR) Bay Of Campeche22.12N 93.95W9999999999999999
42056*3DV46 (SC) Yucatan Basin19.92N 84.93W10010010010010010097100
42057*3DV53 (SC) Western Caribbean16.90N 81.42W10010010010010010094100
42058*3DV48 (SC) Central Caribbean14.88N 74.57W100100100100100S96SAir temperature and humidity data failed 4/17/17
42059*3DV38 (SC) Eastern Caribbean Sea34.70N 128.10W10010010010010010097100
42060*3DV52 (SC) Caribbean Valley16.40N 63.18W10010010010010010016100Water temperature failed 9/6/17
44005*3DV16 (AM) Gulf Of Maine43.20N 69.12WSS7172727373SWind data failed 2/6/17. Dewpoint data failed 2/20/17. Primary and SMART module data transmissions ceased 9/15/17
44007*3D29 (AM) Portland43.52N 70.13W100100100100100100100100
44008*3DV43 (AR) Nantucket40.50N 69.23W100100100100100100100SHumidity data failed 06/09/17
44009*3D27 (AM) Delaware Bay38.45N 74.70W100100100100100100100100
44011*3DV08 (AR) Georges Bank41.08N 66.62WSS100100100100100SWind data failed 1/20/16. Dewpoint data failed 6/24/16
44013*3DV22 (AR) Boston42.33N 70.65W100100100100100100100SDewpoint data failed 8/13/16
440143D90 (AR) Virginia Beach36.60N 74.83W9898989898989898
44017*3D65 (AM) Montauk Point40.68N 72.03WSS100100100100100100Wind data failed 3/4/17
44018*3DV45 (AM) Cape Cod42.08N 69.75WRRRRRRRRBuoy recovered 4/28/17
44020*3D41 (AR) Nantucket Sound41.43N 70.18W100100100100100100100100
44025*3D87 (AM) Long Island40.25N 73.15W100100100100100100100100
44027*3D54 (AM) Jonesport, Me44.28N 67.30WSS100100100S100SWind data failed 5/13/17. Air temperature and dewpoint failed 2/26/17.
44065*3D25 (AR) New York Harbor Entrance40.37N 73.70W100100100100100100100100
44066*3D88 (AR) Texas Tower #439.57N 72.58W100100100100100100100100
45001*3D33 (AM) Mid Superior48.05N 87.78W1001001009898100100N
45002*3D46 (AM) North Michigan45.33N 86.40W99999998989999N
45003*3DV29 (AR) North Huron45.35N 82.83W1001001009999100100N
45004*3DV04 (AR) East Superior47.58N 86.58W100100100100100100SNWater temperature failed 8/29/17
45005*2.4D06 (SC) West Erie41.67N 82.38W10010010010010010098100
45006*3DV19 (AR) West Superior47.33N 89.78W100100100100100100100N
45007*3DV20 (AM) South Michigan42.67N 87.02W100100100100100100100SHumidity data failed 7/22/17.
45008*3DV13 (AM) South Huron44.28N 82.40W76766876767676NMissing data due to iridium payload resets. Data transmissions ceased 9/16/17 Data transmissions resumed 9/17/17
45012*3DV30 (AR) Lake Ontario43.62N 77.40W1001001009898100100N
46001*3DV55 (AM) Western Gulf Of Alaska56.22N 147.93W100100100100100100100100
46002*3DV57 (SC) West Oregon42.60N 130.53W100100100100100100S100Water temperature data missing since 07/07/17.
46005*3D60 (SC) West Washington46.13N 131.07W10010010010010010095100Water temperature data intermittent 07/13/17.
46006*2.4D03 (SC) Southeast Papa40.77N 137.38W999998SS999499Wave data intermittent since 03/23/17. Wave data ceased 9/7/17
46011*3D28 (AM) Santa Maria34.95N 121.02W100100100100100100100N
46012*3D69 (AR) Half Moon Bay37.35N 122.87W100100100100100100100N
46013*3DV39 (SC) Bodega Bay38.23N 123.30W10010010010010010096100
46014*2.3D05 (SC) Pt Arena39.23N 123.97W1001001009898SSSAir temperature and dewpoint missing since 7/21/17. Water temperature missing 06/30/16.
46015*3DV10 (SC) Port Orford42.75N 124.83W10010010010010010095100
46022*3D80 (AR) Eel River40.72N 124.52W9999999999999999
46025*3DV40 (SC) Santa Monica Basin33.73N 119.05W100100100100100S95STemperature and humidity data ceased transmitting 7/13/17
46026*3D24 (AM) San Francisco37.75N 122.83W100100100100100100100N
46027*3D68 (AR) St Georges41.85N 124.37W100100100100100100100N
46028*3D63 (AM) Cape San Martin35.70N 121.85W100100100100100100100N
46029*3D57 (AM) Columbia River Bar46.13N 124.48W100100100100100100100100
46035*3DV18 (AR) Central Bering Sea57.02N 177.73W100100100100100100100N
46041*3D19 (AR) Cape Elizabeth46.57N 124.45WRRRRRRRNBuoy retrieved 8/21/17
46042*3D79 (AR) Monterey36.78N 122.38W99999999999999N
46047*3D40 (AR) Tanner Bank32.38N 119.48W100100100100100100100N
46050*3D30 (SC) Stonewall Bank44.67N 124.50W10010010010010010096100
46053*2.3D11 (SC) East Santa Barb34.25N 119.85W10010010010010010096100
46054*3D81 (SC) West Santa Barb34.25N 120.47W10010010010010010095100
46059*2.3D02 (SC) West California27.00N 136.72W999999100100SSSWater Temperature data failed 12/12/16. Hull ADRIFT 5/12/17. Humidity data sporadic 8/1/17. Air temperature data failed 8/29/17.
46060*3D76 (AM) West Orca Bay60.58N 146.80W100100100100100100100N
46061*3D32 (AR) Seal Rocks60.22N 146.83W100100100100100100100N
46066*3D52 (AM) South Kodiak52.78N 155.03W100100100100100100100N
46069*3D44 (AM) South Santa Rosa Is33.67N 120.20W98989898989898N
46070*3DV33 (AM) Southwest Bering Sea55.07N 175.15ESSSSSSSSBuoy data failed 3/20/17
46071*3D78 (AR) Western Aleutians51.12N 179.00ESSSSSSSNData transmissions ceased 09/02/17.
46072*3D82 (AM) Central Aleutians51.65N 172.05WSSSSSSSSBuoy data failed 12/18/16
46073*3D10 (AM) Southeast Bering Sea55.02N 172.00WSSSSSSSSBuoy data failed 4/23/17
46075*3D70 (AM) Shumagin Islands53.98N 160.82WSS100100100100100SDewpoint data failed 1/5/17. Wind data failed 11/27/16
46076*3DV36 (AM) Cape Cleare59.50N 147.98W100100100100100100100100
46077*3D84 (AM) Shelikof Strait57.90N 154.17W100100100100100100100100
46078*3D66 (AM) Albatross Bank55.53N 152.62WSS100100100100100100Wind Data failed 9/22/16
46080*3D62 (AM) Portlock Bank57.93N 150.03W100100100100100100100100Deployed 8/23/17
46081*6N35 (AR) Western Prince William Sound60.78N 148.25W100100100100100100100100
46082*3DV35 (AM) Cape Suckling59.67N 143.38WSSSSSSSSBuoy data failed 2/28/16
46083*3DV34 (AM) Fairweather Ground58.30N 137.98W100100100100100100100100
46084*3D73 (AR) Cape Edgecumbe56.60N 136.10WSSSSSSSSBuoy data failed 5/23/17. Wind data failed 12/3/16. Dewpoint data failed 2/11/17.
46085*6N39 (AR) Central Gulf Of Alaska55.87N 142.48W100100100100100100100SDewpoint data failed 3/9/16
46086*3D12 (AR) San Clemente Basin32.48N 118.03W100100100100100100100N
460873D77 (AR) Neah Bay, Wa48.48N 124.72W9999999999999999
460883D09 (AR) New Dungeness, Wa48.33N 123.15W100100100100100100100100
46089*3D85 (AM) Tillamook, Or45.92N 125.77W100100100100100100100SDewpoint data failed 6/26/17
51000*3DV05 (AM) Northern Hawaii One23.53N 153.80W100100100100100100100N
51001*3DV47 (SC) Northwestern Hawaii One24.42N 162.10W10010010010010010097100
51002*3DV50 (SC) Southwestern Hawaii17.03N 157.68W10010010010010010096100
51003*3D16 (AM) Western Hawaii19.28N 160.57W98989898989898N
51004*3D43 (AR) Southeastern Hawaii17.60N 152.38W100100100100100S100SAir temperature data failed 1/19/17. Dewpoint 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 89.42W100100100NN100N100
BUZM3* (MA) Buzzards Bay,ma41.38N 71.03W100100100NN100SSDewpoint data failed 3/11/14. water temperature data failed 9/11/10.
CDRF1* (MA) Cedar Key, Fl29.13N 83.02W100100100NN100N100
CLKN7* (MA) Cape Lookout, Nc34.62N 76.52W100100100NN100NSDewpoint data failed 9/9/16
DBLN6* (MA) Dunkirk, Ny42.48N 79.35W100100100NN100NN
DESW1* (MA) Destruction Island,wa47.67N 124.48W100100100NN100NN
DISW3* (SU) Devils Island, Wi47.07N 90.72W999999NN99N99Humidity data occasionally flagged due to supersaturation
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 151.98W100100100NN100N100
FWYF1* (MA) Fowey Rock, Fl25.58N 80.08W100100100NN100100N
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 80.85WSSSNNSSSFrequent transmission errors resulting in missing and extremely sporadic data.
MDRM1* (MA) Mt Desert Rock, Me43.97N 68.12W100100100NN100N54Humidity data occasionally reporting too high. Dewpoint ceased transmitting 9/14/17.
MISM1* (MA) Matinicus Rock, Me43.78N 68.85W100100100NN100N100
MLRF1* (MA) Molasses Reef, Fl25.00N 80.37W999999NN9999NTransmission issues resulting in intermittent data.
MRKA2* (SU) Middle Rock Light, Ak61.07N 146.65W100100100NN100NN
NWPO3* (MA) Newport, Or44.60N 124.07W100100100NN100NSDewpoint data failed 9/27/16
PILA2* (MA) Pilot Rock, Ak59.73N 149.47W100100100NNSNSAir Temperature failed 8/21/17. Dew Point failed 8/21/17
PILM4* (MA) Passage Island, Mi48.22N 88.35W100100100NN100NN
PLSF1* (AR) Pulaski Shoals Light, Fl24.68N 82.77W100100100NN100NN
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 97.05WSSSNNSSSStation data failed 8/26/17. Payload transmitting "Empty Buffer" 8/26/17 Water temperature failed 8/26/17
PTGC1* (MA) Point Arguello, Ca34.57N 120.63W100100100NN100NN
ROAM4* (MA) Rock Of Ages, Mi47.87N 89.30W100100100NN100SNWater temperature data failed 9/3/05
SANF1* (SM) Sand Key, Fl24.40N 81.87WSS99NN99N99Wind data intermittent. Wind data failed 9/9/17
SAUF1* (MA) St. Augustine, Fl29.85N 81.25W100100100NN100100100
SBIO1* (MA) South Bass Island, Oh41.62N 82.83W100100100NN100NN
SGNW3* (SU) Sheboygan, Wi43.73N 87.68W100100100NN100S99Water temperature data failed 1/16/15
SGOF1* (MA) Tyndall Afb Tower29.40N 84.85WSS100NN100N100Data reports ceased 07/07/17. Data transmissions resumed 7/26/17 Wind data remains failed.
SISW1* (MA) Smith Island, Wa48.32N 122.83W100100100NN100NN
SMKF1* (MA) Sombrero Key, Fl24.62N 81.10WSSSNNSSSStation data failed 8/10/15.
SPGF1*CMAN (SU) Settlement Point, Gbi26.70N 78.98W100100100NN100NSHumidity data failed 6/12/17
SRST2* (MA) Sabine Pass, Tx29.68N 94.03W100100100NN100N100
STDM4* (SU) Stannard Rock, Mi47.18N 87.22W100100100NN100N100
TPLM2* (MA) Thomas Point, Md38.88N 76.43W100100SNN100100SPressure data failed 10/10/16. Dewpoint data failed 4/27/17.
TTIW1* (DA) Tatoosh Island, Wa48.38N 124.73WSS100NN100NNWind data failed 2/27/14
VENF1* (AR) Venice, Fl27.07N 82.45W100100100NN100100100
WPOW1* (MA) West Point, Wa47.65N 122.43W100100100NN100N100
Total Base Funded Stations:46

Total Stations:46

*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
  • SM - SMART

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.