COAST1: current maps and animations during the COAST experiment, spring/summer 2001. Animation
of a month-long sequence of hourly maps for June 2000.
MAPS FOR PAST 2 DAYS. Click to enlarge
Speeds are in centimeters/second (1 knot = 51.4 cm/s). Maps show a region about
75km wide by 100 km long.
These maps, and the many additional ones listed below, show daily averages of ocean surface currents off the central Oregon coast.
They are measured with a radio transmitter and receiver using an instrument, the SeaSonde, made by CODAR
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. 9907854. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations
expressed in this material are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of
National Science Foundation.
Other available maps include: [click on date to see map]