Wednesday, 14 September 2011

Data Collecting Buoys on Google Maps

The Buoy Alarm: Map of Available Buoys allows users to observe ocean conditions from data collecting buoys.

All of the available buoys are displayed on a Google Map. Each buoy records the swell height, the swell period and the wind direction. To observe the data from a specific buoy the user just needs to click on its map marker.

Each buoy also includes a link to view historical data from that location for the last few days and a forecast of conditions for the next few days.

Also See

National Data Buoy Center Map


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