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RAINEX: Physical Oceanographic Real-Time System (PORTS) Data


This data set contains variable resolution surface meteorological and oceanographic data from the Physical Oceanographic Real-Time System (PORTS) operated by the National Ocean Service. This data set includes data from the 9 stations that are part of the Tampa Bay PORTS network. This data set covers the period from 1 August to 30 September 2005. The data are in space delimited ASCII format. NCAR/EOL conducted no additional quality control on these data. Data outside this period is included in the NOAA/ESRL/GSD MADIS dataset and can be downloaded by following the link under "Additional Information" below.

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Additional information

Data Quality final
  • 1.0 (2007-11-30)
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Spatial Type point
Frequency 6 minute
Language English
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2005-08-01 00:00:00
End datetime 2005-09-30 23:59:00

Spatial coverage

Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 29.10, Minimum (South) Latitude: 26.00
Minimum (West) Longitude: -83.10, Maximum (East) Longitude: -80.30

Primary point of contact information

Darren Wright

Additional contact information


National Ocean Service, Wright, D. 2007. RAINEX: Physical Oceanographic Real-Time System (PORTS) Data. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 18 Jun 2024.

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