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Offshore wind speed near Cape Cod, MA

This trend is broken.

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

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Time Recorded (time1261) Data (data1261)
28 May 2015 05:30:16 NaN
27 May 2015 05:30:18 [13.6]
26 May 2015 05:30:19 [17.5]
25 May 2015 05:30:15 [13.6]
24 May 2015 05:30:15 [19.4]
% 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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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.

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