Project WHOTS - WHOI Hawaii Ocean Time-series Station

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Data Links
Text files:
Daily transmission:
System 1   System 2
Complete listing:
Logger 8   Logger 9
NetCDF files:
Data: Logger 8     Logger 9
Metadata: Logger 8     Logger 9

Argos     plot-1     plot-2

Text files:
Logger 7   Logger 19
NetCDF files:
Data: Logger 7     Logger 19
Metadata: Logger 7     Logger 19

Argos     plot-1     plot-2

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. 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 eleventh WHOTS buoy was deployed deployed from the R.V. Hi'ialakai at 02:40 UTC on 2014/07/17 at approximately 22° 45´ N 157° 55´ W, in 4707 m of water (corrected depth). The Argos telemetry from system 1, ASIMet logger 15, began to fail beginning July 27, 2014; system 2 Argos stopped on June 13, 2015. The buoy was recovered on 2015-007-15 at 01:50 UTC.

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The WHOTS 12 buoy was deployed deployed from the R.V. Hi'ialakai on 12 July 2015 at 02:10:18 UTC at approximately 22° 45´ N 157° 55´ W, in 4722 m of water (corrected depth).

WHOTS imet fig 1 WHOTS imet fig 2
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