Near-Real Time Surface Ocean Velocity, U.S. East and Gulf Coast, 6 km Resolution


Surface ocean velocities estimated from HF-Radar are representative of the upper 0.3 - 2.5 meters of the ocean. The main objective of near-real time processing is to produce the best product from available data at the time of processing. Radial velocity measurements are obtained from individual radar sites through the U.S. HF-Radar Network. Hourly radial data are processed by unweighted least-squares on a 6 km resolution grid of the U.S. East and Gulf Coast to produce near real-time surface current maps.

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Distributor National Data Buoy Center
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Spatial Bounding Box Coordinates N: 46.49442° S: 21.73596° E: -57.23121° W: -97.88385°
Theme keywords Uncategorized
  • latitude
  • longitude
  • surface_eastward_sea_water_velocity
  • surface_northward_sea_water_velocity
  • latitude
  • longitude
  • time

Lineage Statement 19-Mar-2019 17:37:02: NetCDF file created 19-Mar-2019 17:37:02: Filtered U and V by GDOP < 1.25