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National Data Buoy Center DLESE Reviewed Collection
The National Weather Service provides weather and marine data from buoys surrounding North America, the Carribean, and Great Britain. Historical and realtime data are featured. Data include wind, waves, atmospheric pressure, air and water temperature, and dewpoint. Frequently Asked Questions explain how the marine stations collect and transmit data, how quality is assured, and how the National Data Buoy Center operates.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
  • College (13-14)
  • College (15-16)
  • Graduate / Professional
  • General public
Type of resource:
  • Visual:
    • Visualization - scientific
  • Dataset:
    • In-situ
  • Atmospheric science
  • Chemistry
  • Climatology
  • Environmental science
  • Natural hazards
  • Ocean Sciences:
    • Chemical oceanography
    • Physical oceanography
  • Physics
  • Technology
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
The information on government servers are in the public domain, unless specifically annotated otherwise, and may be used freely by the public. Before using information obtained from this server, special attention should be given to the date & time of the data and products being displayed. This information shall not be modified in content and then presented as official government material.
DLESE Catalog ID: DWEL-000-000-000-023
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Buoy Data Center