Marine Observations - Includes previous 12-hour and 2-week
archives for meteorological reports including: Buoys, C-MAN,
US Coast Guard, Ship Reports, Other Marine Reports, and Surface
Airway Stations. Ship reports may be particularly useful for
Data Buoy Center - Includes real-time data from all US
Moored Buoy Stations, Canadian Moored Buoy Stations and C-MAN
Stations and historical data for the US Moored Buoy Stations
and C-MAN stations. Available Meteorological Data may include
Air Temperatures, Sea Surface Temperatures, Dewpoint, Sea Level
Pressure, Wind Speed, Wind Gusts, Wave Height, Wave Period,
Wave Direction and Visibility. Direct links to - West
Great Lakes - East
- Dial a Buoy - Instructions to access current buoy information
NOAA/GLERL Real-Time Meteorological Observation
Network - Includes wind speed, wind gusts, wind direction,
air temperature, dewpoint, humidity, station pressure, sea
level pressure, and PAR for sites around southern Lake Michigan,
in Alpena, MI on Lake Huron, and near Toledo, OH on Lake Erie.
Lakes Marine Weather Observations - Buoy data, water level
gauge data, satellite and radar imagery, METAR data, courtesy
of the Grand Rapids National Weather Service Office.
National Water Level Program (NWL) - and the National
Water Level Observation Network (NWLON).
Lakes On-line - Links to current NOAA/NOS/NWLON data (3
day track). Data normally updated every 1-3 hours. Stations
in "Storm Surge Mode" updated every 18 minutes.
Water Levels - NOAA regional data portal for current water
NOAA COASTWATCH -
Satellite imagery and products including AVHRR water temperature
images, GLSEA integrated water temperature and ice cover maps,
contour maps of surface water temperatures, GOES imagery, RADARSAT,
ocean color, visible reflectance, and GLSEA animations.
CoastWatch - Contoured surface temperature maps suitable
for B&W printing based on real-time AVHRR Satellite Imagery
provided by NOAA CoastWatch Great Lakes Node.
Center for Atmospheric Research - Real-time U.S. weather
data. Features include an interactive mapper for viewing temperatures,
visibility, skycover, wind direction and more. You also can
view current images of snow cover and depth, courtesy of NOAA
and the U.S. Air Force.
Additional Links to Great Lakes
Water Temperature and Wind/Wave Data
Lakes BeachCast (GLIN) - Choose a state from the list under
"Current Beach Conditions" in the left bar for the
most direct access to closing information. Or choose a state
or lake from the interactive map to access news clippings, closing
information and monitoring data (where available) as well as