Bonavista Bay Buoy

A 1.7 m. meteorological / oceanographic buoy supplied by Axys Technologies of Sidney, British Columbia is located of the Cape of Bonavista, in approximately 75 metres of water. The buoy provides near-real time data in support of vessel operations in this area.\n\nThe buoy is capable of measuring a variety of atmospheric and water column conditions including: wind speed and direction, air temperature, humidity, dew point, barometric pressure, water temperature, current profile, wave height, direction and period as well as wave spectral information.\n\nApproximate Position\nLatitude: 48\u00b0 41' 48.50" N\nLongitude: 53\u00b0 43' 06.00" W\nApproximate Water Depth\n60m (197 feet)\nData Start Date\nJune 21, 2017\n\nSensor Height Relative to Sea Surface\nAnemometer: 4.2m\nAir Temp. / Humidity: 3.5m\nBarometer: 0.5m\nSea Surface Temp.: -0.5m\nAcoustic Doppler Current Profiler (ADCP):\n-2.0m to -42.0m at 2.0m spacing

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Metadata Reference Date(s) January 26, 2021, 18:09 (UTC) (Creation)
January 26, 2021, 18:09 (UTC) (Revision)
Dataset Reference Date(s) June 22, 2017 (Creation)
January 20, 2018 (Revision)
Frequency of Update As Needed

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Additional Info

Field Value
Ocean Variables
  • Sea Surface Height
  • Sea Surface Temperature
  • Surface Currents
Scope Dataset
Status On Going
Maintenance Note
Point of Contact
  • Name: SmartAtlantic
    Contact Info Email:
    Role: Publisher
Responsible Party
  • Individual Name: Marine Institute
    Role: Author
Spatial Extent {"type": "Polygon", "coordinates": [[[-53.0420600495, 48.6899828885], [-53.0620600495, 48.6899828885], [-53.0620600495, 48.7099828885], [-53.0420600495, 48.7099828885], [-53.0420600495, 48.6899828885]]]}
North Bounding Latitude 48.70998288853527
South Bounding Latitude 48.689982888535276
East Bounding Longitude -53.06206004945502
West Bounding Longitude -53.042060049455024
Temporal Extent Begin: 2017-06-22
End: 2018-01-20
Vertical Extent
Default Locale English
Citation identifier
Code: 69423be3-f4e7-46d1-9bf3-b3135b88ef7c