about boon

About BOON




News and Documents

sensor platforms

Shoreline Observations

Offshore Mooring and Buoy Observations

High Frequency Radar

Vessel Based Observations

Resident Platforms

Products + Tools

Real Time Data

Sea Surface Currents

Research Products

Resource Managers

Recreation and Coastal Conditions


Summary of Data Sets

Data Access

Data Disclaimer & Terms of Use

map of BOON Location

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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) 60.5
Seawater Temperature (deg F) 63.5
Wind Speed (NOAA ESRL) 8.8
Wind Direction (NOAA ESRL) 300
Relative Humidity (%) 95.5
Rainfall Year, since Oct 1 (inches) 21.1
Last update: Sun Sep 14 21:00:01 2014 PDT

cencoos BOON is a member of CeNCOOS.