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About BOON




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BOON is a coastal ocean observing system centered at Bodega Marine Laboratory (38º19.110' N 123º04.294' W) and focused on the coasts of northern California. It is a node in larger regional, national and global observing systems. BOON's aim is to work toward the development of innovative science and products that benefit society and the economy through pursuit of a sustainable relationship between humans and the ocean. These products are data-based and derived from the deployment and operation of state-of-the-art ocean observing technology.

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Current Conditions
Air Temperature (deg F) 51.2
Seawater Temperature (deg F) 52.3
Wind Speed (mph) 16.0
Wind Direction 341
Relative Humidity (%) 94.4
Rainfall Last 24 hours (inches) 0.0
Rainfall last 7 days (inches) 0.2
Last update: Sat Mar 28 23:00:00 2015 PDT

cencoos BOON is a member of CeNCOOS.