Fortune Bay Buoy

A 3 metre diameter meteorological/oceanographic buoy built by AXYS Environmental Technologies of Sidney, British Columbia. The buoy is located in just North West of Garnish, Fortune Bay, NL in approximately 210 m water depth. The buoy's purpose is to monitor and transmit in near real time meteorological and oceanographic data in support of operational efficiency, safety and situational awareness for marine transportation. The buoy also provides a continuous data feed in support of the Science and R&D community. The buoy is capable of measuring a variety of atmospheric and surface conditions including: wind speed and direction, air temperature, humidity, dew point, barometric pressure, water temperature, current speed and direction (0.5 m. depth), wave height, direction and period as well as wave spectral information. The buoy is also equipped with an Aids to Navigation Information System (ATONiS) allowing direct transmittal of the buoy data to a ship's bridge.

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Licence: Creative Commons Attribution 4.0

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Dates

Metadata Created September 25, 2020, 19:31 (UTC)
Metadata Updated September 25, 2020, 19:31 (UTC)
Temporal Extent Begin June 26, 2019
Temporal Extent End June 30, 2020
Reference Date(s) June 26, 2019 (Creation)
June 30, 2020 (Revision)

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Additional Info

Field Value
Ocean Variables
  • Sea Surface Height
  • Sea Surface Temperature
  • Surface Currents
Scope dataset
Status On Going
Dates
  • Date: 2019-06-26 Type: Creation
  • Date: 2020-06-30 Type: Revision
Maintenance Note
Point of Contact Name: SmartAtlantic Contact Info Email: SmartBayfoo(at)smartbay.ca Role: Publisher
Responsible Party
  • Individual Name: Marine Institute Role: Author
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North Bounding Latitude 47.27085666
South Bounding Latitude 47.250856660000004
East Bounding Longitude -55.5084533
West Bounding Longitude -55.4884533
Temporal Extent Begin: 2019-06-26 End: 2020-06-30
Vertical Extent
Default Locale English
Citation identifier Code: e373c100-1684-4a6d-894c-da6585e5dbf8
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