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NODC Standard Format Meteorology, Oceanography, and Wave Spectra Data from Buoys (F291) (1970-present)
Entry ID: NODC_F291

Abstract: This data type contains time series meteorological and oceanographic data
collected from moored buoys and C-MAN (Coastal-Marine Automated Network)
stations operated by the NOAA Data Buoy Center (NBDC). These data are
telecommunicated to US operational centers for use in real-time
forecasting and then accumulated and transmitted to NODC for permanent

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Description: Meteorology, Oceanography, and Wave Spectra from Buoys (F291) information

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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 65.0   S: -18.0   E: 145.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: NOAA/NWS/National Buoy Data Center; NOAA/NESDIS/National Oceanographic Data Center
Dataset Title: NODC Standard Format Meteorology, Oceanography, and Wave Spectra Data from Buoys (F291) (1970-present)
Version: 1
Online Resource:
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1970-02-26
Use Constraints NOAA and NODC would appreciate recognition as the resource from which
these data were obtained in any publications and/or other
representations of these data.
Data Set Progress
Data Center
National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:
Dataset ID: F291

Data Center Personnel
Phone: 301-713-3277
Fax: 301-713-3302
Email: NODC.Services at
Contact Address:
1315 East-West Highway, SSMC3, 4th floor
City: Silver Spring
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20910
Country: USA
NODC Users Guide. 1992. Washington, DC: US Dept. of Commerce.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2002-09-17
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-24