What Data is Used?

Our server downloads data from NOAA’s servers, makes it friendly for our use, and sends it off to Bombora when told to. Here are the specific places that we’re fetching data from:

NOAA National Data Buoy Center
Swell, Wind, Atmospheric Conditions
http://www.ndbc.noaa.gov/data

NOAA National Weather Service
Marine Text Forecasts
http://www.nws.noaa.gov/om/marine/forecast.htm

NOAA Center for Operational Oceanographic Products and Services
Tidal Data
http://tidesandcurrents.noaa.gov/

These data are paid for by your tax dollars and provided to the public as a service for commerce, recreation, and other purposes.