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Open-File Report 20141159

Coastal Change Processes Project Data Report for Observations Near Fire Island, New York, January to April 2012

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Supporting Observations

Supporting data (meteorological conditions) as determined by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) National Data Buoy Center (NDBC), are provided below. Meteorological observations of wind speed and direction, wave height, sea-surface temperature, and barometric pressure were recorded by instruments maintained offshore of Fire Island by the NOAA NDBC. These data offer an assessment of the environmental conditions during the study period. Here we provide links to data from NOAA NDBC stations 44025 and 44065. Sensor locations for these ancillary data are shown in fig. 14.

Station Location Latitude Longitude Link to NOAA data server Link to station page
44025 Long Island, New York 40° 15' 00" N 73° 10' 00" W
44065 New York Harbor Entrance 40° 22' 10" N 73° 42' 10" W

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Figure 14. Locations of supporting observations.
Figure 14. Map showing locations for supporting observations offshore of Fire Island, New York. NDBC, National Data Buoy Center; USGS, U.S. Geological Survey

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