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RAINEX: National Water Level Observation Network (NWLON) Meteorological Data


This data set contains hourly resolution surface meteorological and oceanographic data from the National Water Level Observation Network(NWLON) which is operated by the National Ocean Service Center for Operational Oceanographic Products and Services (CO-OPS). These data were retrieved from the National Data Buoy Center (NDBC). This data set includes data from the 29 stations located along the coast of theGulf of Mexico and the southern US Atlantic coast. This data set covers the period from 1 January to 31 December 2005. The data are in space delimited ASCII format. NCAR/EOL conducted no additional quality control on these data.

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Data Quality final
  • 1.0 (2006-06-02)
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Spatial Type multiple
Frequency hourly
Language English
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2005-01-01 00:00:00
End datetime 2005-12-31 23:59:00

Spatial coverage

Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 30.70, Minimum (South) Latitude: 17.70
Minimum (West) Longitude: -97.30, Maximum (East) Longitude: -64.90

Primary point of contact information

Stephen Lyles

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National Data Buoy Center (NDBC), NOAA. 2006. RAINEX: National Water Level Observation Network (NWLON) Meteorological Data. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 20 Apr 2024.

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