Realtime data from Environment and Climate Change Canada buoys

Wave data from buoys and models, and unofficial Meteorological Service of Canada (MSC) observations. Sea surface temperature data have had additional quality control following (link to algorithm). Historical data are merged with real-time acquisition. Recent data are subject to revision.

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Licence: government-open-license-canada

Data and Resources


Metadata Reference Date(s) April 8, 2021, 00:00 (UTC) (Publication)
April 8, 2021, 00:16 (UTC) (Revision)
Dataset Reference Date(s) September 20, 1987 (Creation)
Frequency of Update As Needed


Dataset extent

Map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Additional Info

Field Value
Ocean Variables Sub Surface Temperature
Scope Dataset
Status On Going
Maintenance Note Generated from
Point of Contact
  • Affiliation: DFO MEDS
    Contact Info Email:
    Role: Custodian
Responsible Party
  • Organisation Name / Affiliation: DFO MEDS
    Contact Info Email:
    Role: Owner
Spatial Extent {"type": "Polygon", "coordinates": [[[-148.9, 46.84], [-120.7, 46.84], [-120.7, 59.28], [-148.9, 59.28], [-148.9, 46.84]]]}
North Bounding Latitude 59.28
South Bounding Latitude 46.84
East Bounding Longitude -120.7
West Bounding Longitude -148.9
Temporal Extent Begin: 1987-09-20
Vertical Extent Min: 0.0
Max: 1.0
Default Locale English
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