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RAINEX: Forest Oil Weather Station Data


This data set consists of a single file of hourly resolution surface meteorological and oceanographic data from the Forest Oil ( fixed structure weather station. The station is mainted by ESSI Corporation ( and is located off the Texas coast from Galveston. These data were retrieved from the National Data Buoy Center (NDBC). This data set covers the period from 1 January to 29 August 2005. The data are in space delimited ASCII format. NCAR/EOL has conducted no additional quality control of these data.

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Data Quality final
  • 1.0 (2006-07-18)
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Spatial Type point
Frequency hourly
Language English
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2005-01-01 00:00:00
End datetime 2005-08-29 02:00:00

Spatial coverage

Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 28.13, Minimum (South) Latitude: 28.11
Minimum (West) Longitude: -93.68, Maximum (East) Longitude: -93.66

Primary point of contact information

National Data Buoy Center (NDBC), NOAA

Additional contact information


National Data Buoy Center (NDBC), NOAA, National Data Buoy Center (NDBC), NOAA. 2006. RAINEX: Forest Oil Weather Station Data. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 15 Jun 2024.

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