Surface Current Maps near the mouth of the Columbia River

Low-pass filtered animated maps:   2004 Cruise   2005 Cruise1   2005 Cruise2

MAPS FOR PAST 2 DAYS. Click to enlarge
image of Map for Today image of Map for Yesterday

These two most recent maps plus those listed below, show daily averages of ocean surface currents near the mouth of the Columbia River.

   
Archived Maps plus text files
Funds for operation provided through CMOP, the NSF-funded Center for Coastal Margin Observation and Prediction, and its observing system SATURN.
               
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PLEASE NOTE: these are research, rather than routine, measurements. These near-real-time measurements have not been subjected to thorough data checking. Their accuracy is not guaranteed; in fact, some errors are to be expected. Treat them skeptically, and use at your own risk.
This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. 0237710. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.

Archived Maps:

2014:    January    February    March    April    May    June    July  
2013:    January    February    March    April    May    June    July    August    September    October    November    December  
2012:    January    February    March    April    May    June    July    August    September    October    November    December  
2011:    January    February    March    April    May    June    July    August    September    October    November    December  
2010:    January    February    March    April    May    June    July    August    September    October    November    December  
2009:    January    February    March    April    May    June    July    August    September    October    November    December  
2008:    January    February    March    April    May    June    July    August    September    October    November    December  
2007:    June    July    August    September    October    November    December  
2006:    April      May      June      July      August      September      October      November    
2005:    April      May      June      July      August      September      October    


Winds/Waves:

Columbia River Bar (NDBC 46029)
Off Newport (NDBC 46050)
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