Coastal Observing Research and Development Center

Surface Current Mapping

Interface to HFRADAR Derived Surface Currents

Data access is available in a number of formats and protocols: Learn more about data access.
Regional abbreviations used and their definitions:
  • AKNS - Alaska, North Slope
  • GAK - Gulf of Alaska
  • PRVI - Puerto Rico and US Virgin Islands
  • USEGC - US East and Gulf Coast
  • USHI - US Hawaii State
  • USWC - US West Coast

Station status is monitored in near real-time.
There is a kml station status file that provides basic metadata for reporting stations.

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