GCOOS Data Portal

Posted: January 25, 2019
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About this Product: GCOOS Data Portal


The GCOOS Data Portal is a comprehensive source of near real-time observations in the Gulf of Mexico. Data collected from buoys, HF radar, satellite, and coastal stations are available through the portal. Users can access near real time conditions including air and water temperatures, wind speed and direction, wave heights, water current speed and direction, weather radar, and a variety of additional observations.

Who is this product for?

Primarily used by researchers and scientists. The data portal may also be used by boaters and general public interested in comprehensive information of near real time conditions in the Gulf of Mexico.


  • Map-based page showing all data sources. Users can click on a data source to find near-real time conditions at that location.
  • Interactive map, including access to hundreds of data sources and multiple layers.
  • Observations provided by national, regional and local partners.

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