Forest Oil Weather Station Data

This data set consists of a single file of hourly resolution surface meteorological and oceanographic data from the Forest Oil ( fixed structure weather station. The station is mainted by ESSI Corporation ( and is located off the Texas coast from Galveston. These data were retrieved from the National Data Buoy Center (NDBC). This data set covers the period from 1 January to 29 August 2005. The data are in space delimited ASCII format. NCAR/EOL has conducted no additional quality control of these data.

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Temporal Range

  • Begin:  2005-01-01T00:00:00Z
    End:  2005-08-29T02:00:00Z


Resource Type dataset
Temporal Range Begin 2005-01-01T00:00:00Z
Temporal Range End 2005-08-29T02:00:00Z
Temporal Resolution N/A
Bounding Box North Lat 28.13000
Bounding Box South Lat 28.11000
Bounding Box West Long -93.68000
Bounding Box East Long -93.66000
Spatial Representation grid
Spatial Resolution N/A
Related Links

Documentation #1 : ocean_forestoil.txt

Additional Information N/A
Resource Format ASCII: ASCII Text (text/plain)
Standardized Resource Format ASCII
Asset Size 1 MB
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Software Implementation Language N/A

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Metadata Contact Name EOL Data Support
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Author National Data Buoy Center (NDBC), NOAA
Publisher UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory
Publication Date 2006-07-18T12:13:51
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)
Alternate Identifier 88.061
Resource Version 1.0
Topic Category climatologyMeteorologyAtmosphere
Progress completed
Metadata Date 2024-03-08T22:01:23Z
Metadata Record Identifier edu.ucar.eol::88.061
Metadata Language eng; USA
Suggested Citation National Data Buoy Center (NDBC), NOAA. (2006). Forest Oil Weather Station Data. 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 22 June 2024.

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