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Tampa Bay PORTS Adds Waves Buoy

Thursday, December 10th, 2015
PORTSRDSEA supports the Tampa Bay Physical Real-Timie System (PORTS) by installing a new waves buoy system at the enterance to Egmont Channel, Tampa Bay. On June 5th, a new Datawell Waverider Mk II wave monitoring buoy was deployed on the Tampa Bay PORTS system. Wave height, period and direction along with sea-surface temperature will be displayed via the NOAA PORTS System. Wave height, period and direction along with sea-surface temperature will be displayed via the NOAA PORTS and CDIP webpages.     Data can be seen here: Click here to see the latest wave buoy data from the Coastal Data Information Program (CDIP) Video of the deployment is at https://youtu.be/SbXhmIfeHj4