Home

General Information

Data and Metadata

Modeling Applications

Instrumentation
· Detailed Buoy Information

News

Related Links


Instrumentation

Detailed Buoy Information

RP1 - Riseley Pier
Station Location
(Lat/Long)
Observations Data Collection Platform Sensors Data Type Data Format Interval of Data Measurements and Updates Transmission and Receiving Distribution
  Water level NOS G3 Water Level Station with Backup Gauge (1) Submersible Pressure Transducer
(2) Aquatrak Assembly
(3) Accububble Bubbler
Water level     GOES HTTP server
      Water Temperature Sensor Water Temp        
WB1 (Year 02) - Wrightsville Beach Coast Guard Station
Station Location
(Lat/Long)
Observations Data Collection Platform Sensors Data Type Data Format Interval of Data Measurements and Updates Transmission and Receiving Distribution
34.17 N
77.83 W
Water level Water level gauge   Water level        
MB1 - Myrtle Beach Onshore
Station Location
(Lat/Long)
Observations Data Collection Platform Sensors Data Type Data Format Interval of Data Measurements and Updates Transmission and Receiving Distribution
33.84 N
78.68 W
Water level, meteorological, currents NOS G3 Water Level Station with Backup Gauge (1) Submersible Pressure Transducer
(2) Aquatrak Assembly
(3) Accububble Bubbler
Water level     GOES  
      Water Temperature Sensor Water Temp        
    Sutron Automated Weather Station Accubar Barometric Pressure Sensor Barometric pressure        
      AT/RH Sensor Air temperature, relative humidity        
      Wind Sensor Prop Vane Wind speed, direction        
      Ultrasonic Wind Sensor Wind speed, direction        
MB2 - Myrtle Beach Nearshore
Station Location
(Lat/Long)
Observations Data Collection Platform Sensors Data Type Data Format Interval of Data Measurements and Updates Transmission and Receiving Distribution
33.78 N
78.6 W
Sea state Bottom mounted inductively coupled to taunt-wire mooring ADCP Current speed and direction;
Wave height, period, direction
Binary 15 min. sampling Iridium
4 hr. interval
 
      Seacat + P
(Paroscientific Digiquartz sensors)
Water level
Temperature
salinity
       
MB3 (CORMP) - Myrtle Beach Mid-shelf
Station Location
(Lat/Long)
Observations Data Collection Platform Sensors Data Type Data Format Interval of Data Measurements and Updates Transmission and Receiving Distribution
33.4 N
78.25 W
Sea state,
biological
Bottom mounted inductively coupled to taunt-wire mooring ADCP Current speed and direction;
Wave height, period, direction
Binary 15 min. sampling Iridium
4 hr. interval
 
      Seacat + P
(Druck strain gauge pressure sensor)
Water level
Temperature
Salinity
       
      Seacat + FL
(Chelsea Instruments
Aquatracka III Fluorometer)
Temperature
Salinity Chlorophyll
       
MB4 (Year 2) - Myrtle Beach Outer Shelf
Station Location
(Lat/Long)
Observations Data Collection Platform Sensors Data Type Data Format Interval of Data Measurements and Updates Transmission and Receiving Distribution
32.9 N
77.4 W
Sea state, biological Inductively coupled to taunt-wire mooring ADCP Current speed and direction   15 min. sampling Iridium
4 hr. interval
 
      Microcat Temperature
Salinity
       
      Seacat + FL Temperature
Salinity
Chlorophyll
       
MET1 - N. Charleston Met
Station Location
(Lat/Long)
Observations Data Collection Platform Sensors Data Type Data Format Interval of Data Measurements and Updates Transmission and Receiving Distribution
  Meteorlogical, sea state Aanderaa Coastal Monitoring Buoy CMB4280 Wind Speed Sensor 2740 Average &maximum (gusts) wind speed   15 min. sampling Orbcomm
1 hr. interval
 
      Wind Direction Sensor 3590 Wind direction        
      Air Pressure Sensor 2810 Barometric pressure        
      Relative Humidity Sensor 3445 Relative humidity        
      Air Temperature Sensor 3455A Air temperature        
      Solar Radiation Sensor 2770 Solar and sky radiation        
      Water temperature (2) Water temp        
CHS1 - Charleston Onshore
Station Location
(Lat/Long)
Observations Data Collection Platform Sensors Data Type Data Format Interval of Data Measurements and Updates Transmission and Receiving Distribution
33.05 N
79.6 W
Water level, meteorological, currents NOS G3 Water Level Station with Backup Gauge 1) Submersible Pressure Transducer
(2) Aquatrak Assembly
(3) Accububble Bubbler
Water level     GOES  
      Water Temperature Sensor Water Temp        
    Sutron Automated Weather Station Accubar Barometric Pressure Sensor Barometric pressure        
      AT/RH Sensor Air temperature, relative humidity        
      Wind Sensor Prop Vane Wind speed, direction        
      Ultrasonic Wind Sensor Wind speed, direction        
CHS2 - Charleston Nearshore
Station Location
(Lat/Long)
Observations Data Collection Platform Sensors Data Type Data Format Interval of Data Measurements and Updates Transmission and Receiving Distribution
32.91 N
79.42 W
Sea state Bottom mounted inductively coupled to taunt-wire mooring ADCP Current speed and direction;
Wave height, period, direction
Binary 15 min. sampling Iridium
4 hr. interval
 
      Seacat + P Water level
Temperature
salinity
       
CHS3 - Charleston Mid-shelf
Station Location
(Lat/Long)
Observations Data Collection Platform Sensors Data Type Data Format Interval of Data Measurements and Updates Transmission and Receiving Distribution
32.65 N
79.1 W
Sea state Bottom mounted inductively coupled to taunt-wire mooring ADCP Current speed and direction;
Wave height, period, direction
Binary 15 min. sampling Iridium
4 hr. interval
 
      Seacat + P Water level
Temperature
Salinity
       
      Seacat + FL Temperature
Salinity Chlorophyll
       
CHS4 - Charleston Outer Shelf
Station Location
(Lat/Long)
Observations Data Collection Platform Sensors Data Type Data Format Interval of Data Measurements and Updates Transmission and Receiving Distribution
32.7076N
78.1340W
Sea state, water quality Inductively coupled to taunt-wire mooring ADCP Current speed and direction Binary 15 min. sampling Iridium
4 hr. interval
 
      Seacat + FL Temperature
Salinity
Chlorophyll
       
      Microcat Temperature
Salinity
       
      S4 CM Bottom currents        
      MBARI-ISUS NO3- and Br-        
MET2 - S. Charleston Met
Station Location
(Lat/Long)
Observations Data Collection Platform Sensors Data Type Data Format Interval of Data Measurements and Updates Transmission and Receiving Distribution
  Meteorlogical, sea state Aanderaa Coastal Monitoring Buoy CMB4280 Wind Speed Sensor 2740 Average and maximum (gusts) wind speed   15 min. sampling Orbcomm
1 hr. interval
 
      Wind Direction Sensor 3590 Wind direction        
      Air Pressure Sensor 2810 Barometric pressure        
      Relative Humidity Sensor 3445 Relative humidity        
      Air Temperature Sensor 3455A Air temperature        
      Solar Radiation Sensor 2770 Solar and sky radiation        
      Water temperature Sensors (2) Water temp.        
HH1 - Hilton Head Onshore
Station Location
(Lat/Long)
Observations Data Collection Platform Sensors Data Type Data Format Interval of Data Measurements and Updates Transmission and Receiving Distribution
32.45 N
80.45 W
Water level, meteorological, currents NOS G3 Water Level Station with Backup Gauge (1) Submersible Pressure Transducer
(2) Aquatrak Assembly
(3) Accububble Bubbler
Water level        
      Water Temperature Sensor Water Temp        
    Sutron Automated Weather Station Accubar Barometric Pressure Sensor Barometric pressure        
      AT/RH Sensor Air temperature, relative humidity        
      Wind Sensor Prop Vane Wind speed, direction        
      Ultrasonic Wind Sensor Wind speed, direction        
HH2 - Hilton Head Nearshore
Station Location
(Lat/Long)
Observations Data Collection Platform Sensors Data Type Data Format Interval of Data Measurements and Updates Transmission and Receiving Distribution
32.37 N
80.33 W
Sea state Bottom mounted inductively coupled to taunt-wire mooring ADCP Current speed and direction;
Wave height, period, direction
Binary 15 min. sampling Iridium
4 hr. interval
 
      Seacat + P Water level
Temperature
salinity
       
HH3 - Hilton Head Mid-shelf
Station Location
(Lat/Long)
Observations Data Collection Platform Sensors Data Type Data Format Interval of Data Measurements and Updates Transmission and Receiving Distribution
32.05 N
80.0 W
Sea state,
biological
Bottom mounted inductively coupled to taunt-wire mooring ADCP Current speed and direction;
Wave height, period, direction
Binary 15 min. sampling Iridium
4 hr. interval
 
      Seacat + P Water level
Temperature
Salinity
       
      Seacat + FL Temperature
Salinity Chlorophyll
       
HH4 (Year 2) - Hilton Head Outer Shelf
Station Location
(Lat/Long)
Observations Data Collection Platform Sensors Data Type Data Format Interval of Data Measurements and Updates Transmission and Receiving Distribution
31.75 N
79.5 W
Sea state, biological Inductively coupled to taunt-wire mooring ADCP Current speed and direction   15 min. sampling Iridium
4 hr. interval
 
      Microcat Temperature
Salinity
       
      Seacat + FL Temperature
Salinity
Chlorophyll