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National Data Buoy Center
Real-time or archived data from buoy, ship, coastal or other observation networks worldwide. Measurements of wind direction and speed, wave height and period, atmospheric pressure, air and water temperature, and more. Select a network and region of interest to find stations collecting desired data. Learn about the National Data Buoy Center and take a virtual tour of their network and technology. Science education pages use graphics and data to explain oceanographic and atmospheric features like waves, hurricanes, tides and more.
Intended for grade levels:
  • High (9-12)
Type of resource:
  • Text:
    • Ref. material
  • Dataset:
    • In-situ
  • Atmospheric science
  • Environmental science
  • Ocean Sciences:
    • Physical oceanography
  • Technology
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright and other use information is unknown. Please consult the resource directly for the latest information.
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: National Weather Service
National Data Buoy Center

Publisher: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
National Weather Service