PhOG, School of Marine Science, University of Maine
Physical Oceanography Group
School of Marine Sciences
University of Maine

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Mooring PR209 : CarICOOS Data Buoy B


Latitude: 18° 28.45´N
Longitude: 66° 5.98´W
Location Description: North side of Puerto Rico near San Juan
Deployed: May 08 2018
Coast Guard Light List Letter: B
Coast Guard Light List Number 30737
Water Depth: 32 meters (105 feet)
Watch Circle Radius: 60 meters (197 feet)
Last Cell Phone Transmission: Mar 21, 01 PM AST
Last GOES Transmission: Mar 21, 01 PM AST
Latest Event:
Aug 01, 08 PM AST
Data from primary GPS have failed.


Specialized Plots:
Temperature, Salinity, Density:

Text Reports: Surface, Ocean, Currents OR Data Download (All data for this location)

Sensor Information (this deployment only)


Latest Conditions:

Click on the graph icons below to see time series plots of the listed variables. The latest conditions are in local time but all plots are in GMT(Summer EDT is 4 hours behind GMT; Winter EST is 5 hours behind GMT; Atlantic AST is always 4 hours behind GMT).

We follow the convention that depth is measure positive "down". That's why parameters like wind speed have negative depths attached to them! The latest eastward and northward subsurface currents are displayed at a subset of available depths; no plots are presently available for current velocity vectors below 2m. Click here for additional Information.

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Significant Wave Height (0m)0.8 meters (2.7 ft) Mar 21 1:00 PM
Maximum Wave Height (0m)1.4 meters (4.5 ft) Mar 21 1:00 PM
Dominant Wave Period (0m)8.3 seconds Mar 21 1:00 PM
Mean Wave Direction (0m)58.5 degrees Mar 21 1:00 PM
Mean Wave Direction Spread (0m)32.0 degrees Mar 21 1:00 PM
Significant Wave Height (alt) (0m)1.1 meters (3.6 ft) Mar 21 1:30 PM
Dominant Wave Period (alt) (0m)8.0 seconds Mar 21 1:30 PM
Significant Wave Height (test) (0m)0.8 meters (2.7 ft) Mar 21 1:00 PM
Maximum Wave Height (test) (0m)1.3 meters (4.3 ft) Mar 21 1:00 PM
Dominant Wave Period (test) (0m)8.3 seconds Mar 21 1:00 PM
Mean Wave Direction (test) (0m)36.1 degrees Mar 21 1:00 PM
Air Temperature (-3m)26.6 C (79.8 F) Mar 21 1:30 PM
Barometric Pressure (-3m)1014.1 millibars Mar 21 1:30 PM
Wind Direction (-4m)East Mar 21 1:30 PM
Wind 2 Direction [Primary] (-4m)East Mar 21 1:30 PM
Wind Speed (-4m)7.8 m/s (17 mph, 15 kts) Mar 21 1:30 PM
Wind 2 Speed [Primary] (-4m)7.7 m/s (17 mph, 15 kts) Mar 21 1:30 PM
Wind Gust (-4m)9.5 m/s (21 mph, 19 kts) Mar 21 1:30 PM
Wind 2 Gust [Primary] (-4m)9.6 m/s (22 mph, 19 kts) Mar 21 1:30 PM
Water Temperature (1m)26.4 C (79.5 F) Mar 21 1:00 PM
Salinity (1m)Sensor Failure Mar 21 1:00 PM
Sigma-T (1m)Sensor Failure Mar 21 1:00 PM
Current Direction (2.5m)ENE Mar 21 1:00 PM
Current Direction (4m)ESE Mar 21 1:00 PM
Current Direction (5m)West Mar 21 1:00 PM
Current Direction (6m)West Mar 21 1:00 PM
Current Direction (7m)WNW Mar 21 1:00 PM
Current Direction (8m)West Mar 21 1:00 PM
Current Direction (9m)WNW Mar 21 1:00 PM
Current Direction (10m)West Mar 21 1:00 PM
Current Direction (11m)NW Mar 21 1:00 PM
Current Direction (12m)West Mar 21 1:00 PM
Current Direction (13m)North Mar 21 1:00 PM
Current Direction (14m)WSW Mar 21 1:00 PM
Current Direction (15m)North Mar 21 1:00 PM
Current Direction (16m)ESE Mar 21 1:00 PM
Current Speed (2.5m)2.8 cm/s (0.05 kts) Mar 21 1:00 PM
Current Speed (4m)5.5 cm/s (0.11 kts) Mar 21 1:00 PM
Current Speed (5m)2.8 cm/s (0.05 kts) Mar 21 1:00 PM
Current Speed (6m)15.7 cm/s (0.31 kts) Mar 21 1:00 PM
Current Speed (7m)6.1 cm/s (0.12 kts) Mar 21 1:00 PM
Current Speed (8m)8.2 cm/s (0.16 kts) Mar 21 1:00 PM
Current Speed (9m)8.5 cm/s (0.17 kts) Mar 21 1:00 PM
Current Speed (10m)6.1 cm/s (0.12 kts) Mar 21 1:00 PM
Current Speed (11m)2.6 cm/s (0.05 kts) Mar 21 1:00 PM
Current Speed (12m)2.5 cm/s (0.05 kts) Mar 21 1:00 PM
Current Speed (13m)5.1 cm/s (0.10 kts) Mar 21 1:00 PM
Current Speed (14m)0.8 cm/s (0.02 kts) Mar 21 1:00 PM
Current Speed (15m)3.2 cm/s (0.06 kts) Mar 21 1:00 PM
Current Speed (16m)4.3 cm/s (0.08 kts) Mar 21 1:00 PM
East Current Velocity (2.5m)2.7 cm/s (0.05 kts) Mar 21 1:00 PM
East Current Velocity (4m)5.3 cm/s (0.10 kts) Mar 21 1:00 PM
East Current Velocity (5m)-2.8 cm/s (-0.05 kts) Mar 21 1:00 PM
East Current Velocity (6m)-15.5 cm/s (-0.30 kts) Mar 21 1:00 PM
East Current Velocity (7m)-5.5 cm/s (-0.11 kts) Mar 21 1:00 PM
East Current Velocity (8m)-8.2 cm/s (-0.16 kts) Mar 21 1:00 PM
East Current Velocity (9m)-7.4 cm/s (-0.14 kts) Mar 21 1:00 PM
East Current Velocity (10m)-6.1 cm/s (-0.12 kts) Mar 21 1:00 PM
East Current Velocity (11m)-1.6 cm/s (-0.03 kts) Mar 21 1:00 PM
East Current Velocity (12m)-2.5 cm/s (-0.05 kts) Mar 21 1:00 PM
East Current Velocity (13m)0.4 cm/s (0.01 kts) Mar 21 1:00 PM
East Current Velocity (14m)-0.7 cm/s (-0.01 kts) Mar 21 1:00 PM
East Current Velocity (15m)-0.0 cm/s (-0.00 kts) Mar 21 1:00 PM
East Current Velocity (16m)3.9 cm/s (0.08 kts) Mar 21 1:00 PM
North Current Velocity (2.5m)0.6 cm/s (0.01 kts) Mar 21 1:00 PM
North Current Velocity (4m)-1.6 cm/s (-0.03 kts) Mar 21 1:00 PM
North Current Velocity (5m)-0.3 cm/s (-0.01 kts) Mar 21 1:00 PM
North Current Velocity (6m)2.3 cm/s (0.04 kts) Mar 21 1:00 PM
North Current Velocity (7m)2.7 cm/s (0.05 kts) Mar 21 1:00 PM
North Current Velocity (8m)0.1 cm/s (0.00 kts) Mar 21 1:00 PM
North Current Velocity (9m)4.3 cm/s (0.08 kts) Mar 21 1:00 PM
North Current Velocity (10m)0.1 cm/s (0.00 kts) Mar 21 1:00 PM
North Current Velocity (11m)2.1 cm/s (0.04 kts) Mar 21 1:00 PM
North Current Velocity (12m)-0.1 cm/s (-0.00 kts) Mar 21 1:00 PM
North Current Velocity (13m)5.1 cm/s (0.10 kts) Mar 21 1:00 PM
North Current Velocity (14m)-0.4 cm/s (-0.01 kts) Mar 21 1:00 PM
North Current Velocity (15m)3.2 cm/s (0.06 kts) Mar 21 1:00 PM
North Current Velocity (16m)-1.9 cm/s (-0.04 kts) Mar 21 1:00 PM


Measured Ocean Currents and Wind Stress

Hourly averaged wind stress at 4 m and currents (rotated to true north) at 2 m (current meter) and from 10 m to a maximum of 126 m (Doppler).
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Wind and Residual Ocean Currents

Measured winds and currents which are low-pass filtered to remove tidal currents. Winds at 4 m above sea surface, surface currents at a depth of 2 m, and doppler currents at 4 meter bins from 10 meters to a maximum of 126 meters.
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