Project WHOTS - WHOI Hawaii Ocean Time-series Station

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Data Links
Deployed: July 28, 2017 at 02:19 UTC
Met data text files:
Daily transmission: Logger 8   Logger 9
Complete listing: Logger 8   Logger 9
NetCDF files:
Data: Logger 8   Logger 9
Metadata: Logger 8   Logger 9
plot-1 or plot-2 or plot-3
Deployed: June 27, 2016 at 08:48 UTC
Recovered: August 1, 2017 at 01:55 UTC
Met data text files:
Complete listing: Logger 19   Logger 42
NetCDF files:
Data: Logger 19   Logger 42
Metadata: Logger 19   Logger 42
plot-1 or plot-2 or plot-3
See Also
Archived WHOTS data
WHOTS data at NDBC Station 51WH0

Real Time Data

The WHOTS site is WMO station 51400, and is NDBC Partner Platform 51WH0.

Hourly averaged meteorological data for the current deployment of the WHOI Hawaii Ocean Time Series Station are received via Service Argos four times daily and via Iridium transmissions hourly. Preliminary data is displayed in unedited form as time series plots, and is available for download as ASCII files.

Please see the data archive page for edited, post-recovery data from earlier deployments of this buoy.

A note on resolution, and one on ASIMet data formats.


The WHOTS 14 buoy was deployed from the R/V Hi'ialakai on 28 July 2017 at 02:19 UTC at approximately 22° 45´ N 157° 55´ W, in 4722 m of water. Note that System 1 real-time data is transmitted via Iridium telemetry (Iridium resolution), while System 2 real-time data is transmitted via Argos telemetry (Argos resolution).

WHOTS imet fig 1 WHOTS imet fig 2