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Bench Mark Data Sheets

Provides a listing by station. NOAA.  

Current Marine Data and Observations

Provides global analysis wave model graphics, worldwide basin plots, and high resolution regional plots of marine observations. Maintained by Oceanweather inc., a private marine forecasting and consulting firm.  

Links to Gulf of Maine Related Websites

An annotated list of links pertaining to the topic above.  Maintained by USGS.

Marine Modeling and Analysis Branch of the Environmental Modeling Center

"We are responsible for the development of improved numerical weather, marine, and climate prediction modeling and analysis systems within NCEP/NWS."  Maintained by the Ocean Modeling Branch of the Environmental Modeling Center.

National Data Buoy Center

"At NDBC, we develop, operate, and maintain a network of buoy and Coastal-Marine Automated Network (C-MAN) stations."  Links are provided to a virtual tour of the NDBC, station information, and real time meteorological and oceanographic data.

NOAA Tide Predictions

NOS (National Ocean Service) Water Level Observation Network

Provides water level data for locations throughout the U.S. Maintained by the National Ocean Service (NOS) Center for Operational Oceanographic Products and Services (CO-OPS).

Sea Ice Index

An index of graphics of Arctic and Antarctic sea ice concentration and extent from the National Snow and Ice Data Center.

Sea Surface Temperature Images

Provides current sea surface temperature images for locations all around the world using Sea Surface Temperature Imagery (SST).  Maintained by NOAA's National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service.

World Ocean Circulation Experiment (WOCE)

"The World Ocean Circulation Experiment (WOCE) is the part of the World Climate Research Programme that will provide much-needed improvements in ocean circulation models for use in climate prediction."  Final updates as of July 2003 can be found at the WOCE Updates site.

WWW Tide and Current Predictor

From the University of South Carolina's Wethey Lab Homepage, the tide and current predictor contains up-to-date basic predictions and a format for obtaining customized predictions. Access to data is organized by location. Location choices include US Upper East Coast (Maine through Virginia), US Lower East Coast (North Carolina through Florida Keys), US Gulf Coast sites (East to West), US West Coast sites (North to South), Northern sites (except Japan) outside contiguous US (East to West), Southern sites outside contiguous US (East to West), and Japan and nearby sites (North to South). Also, the site includes answers to FAQs concerning this tide predictor.

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