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Offshore wind speed near Cape Cod, MA

This trend is broken.

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  • Created by: Sam Mirsky
  • Last ran: over 1 year ago.
  • Auto-run in: over 1 year.
  • Created on: 22 Jan 2012

375

data points

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Description:

A wealth of real-time data is available from a worldwide system of buoys at the National Data Buoy Center.

Recently Collected Data (last 5 of 375) Show All Data

Time Recorded (time1261) Data (data1261)
02 Feb 2013 06:30:13 NaN
01 Feb 2013 06:30:12 [29.1]
31 Jan 2013 06:30:11 [19.4]
30 Jan 2013 06:30:11 [7.8]
29 Jan 2013 06:30:11 [3.9]
% Depending on the buoy, lots of information is available
% such as:
%	Wind Direction (WDIR):	 SE ( 130 deg true )
%	Wind Speed (WSPD):	 11.7 kts
%	Wind Gust (GST):	 13.6 kts
%	Atmospheric Pressure (PRES):	30.35 in
%	Pressure Tendency (PTDY):	-0.05 in ( Falling )
%	Air Temperature (ATMP):	 40.5 °F
%	Water Temperature (WTMP):	 38.1 °F
%	Dew Point (DEWP):	 38.1 °F
%	Wind Chill (CHILL):	 32.9 °F

url = 'http://www.ndbc.noaa.gov/station_page.php?station=44020';
gust = urlfilter(url, 'Wind Speed (WSPD):');
updatetrend(gust);
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2 comments

Luke over 2 years ago

Hey there Sam, I believe the target string "Wind Gust (GST)" doesn't always appear on that page. At least I don't see it there now. Explains your 0 data point today.

Sam Mirsky over 2 years ago

Changed to "Wind Speed". Hopefully, this is consistently on the web page.