Bonavista Bay Buoy

A 1.7 m. meteorological / oceanographic buoy supplied by Axys Technologies of Sidney, British Columbia is located of the Cape of Bonavista, in approximately 75 metres of water. The buoy provides near-real time data in support of vessel operations in this area.\n\nThe buoy is capable of measuring a variety of atmospheric and water column conditions including: wind speed and direction, air temperature, humidity, dew point, barometric pressure, water temperature, current profile, wave height, direction and period as well as wave spectral information.\n\nApproximate Position\nLatitude: 48\u00b0 41' 48.50" N\nLongitude: 53\u00b0 43' 06.00" W\nApproximate Water Depth\n60m (197 feet)\nData Start Date\nJune 21, 2017\n\nSensor Height Relative to Sea Surface\nAnemometer: 4.2m\nAir Temp. / Humidity: 3.5m\nBarometer: 0.5m\nSea Surface Temp.: -0.5m\nAcoustic Doppler Current Profiler (ADCP):\n-2.0m to -42.0m at 2.0m spacing

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Licence: Creative Commons Attribution 4.0

Data and Resources

Dates

Metadata Reference Date(s) June 22, 2017 (Creation)
January 20, 2018 (Revision)
Frequency of Update As Needed

Citation

Dataset extent

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Additional Info

Field Value
Ocean Variables
  • Sea Surface Height
  • Sea Surface Temperature
  • Surface Currents
Scope Dataset
Status On Going
Point of Contact
Point of Contact 1
Name
SmartAtlantic
Email
SmartBay@smartbay.ca
Role
Publisher
Responsible Party
Responsible Party 1
Affiliation
Marine Institute - CTec - SmartAtlantic
Role
Contributor
Responsible Party 2
Affiliation
MI
Role
Originator
Responsible Party 3
Name
Marine Institute
Role
Author
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North Bounding Latitude 48.69443667
South Bounding Latitude 48.69333667
East Bounding Longitude -53.02950500000001
West Bounding Longitude -53.027995
Temporal Extent
Begin
2017-06-22
End
2018-01-20
Default Locale English