NOAA Wind Comparison

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NOAA ESRL Wind Speed and Direction

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Wind Speed (mph)
Wind Speed (kts)
Wind From Direction (˚N)
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Wind Comparison Plots

NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory (ESRL) has a suite of meteorological sensors installed at the Bodega Marine Reserve. NOAA ESRL wind data is compared with BML wind data here.

12/20/22: Please note that the wind comparison plots are currently offline. Thank you for your patience while we address a fix.

Note that the BML anemometer is located on a 10 m tower atop the Laboratory at a total height 20 m. The NOAA ESRL anemometer is atop a 10 m ground mounted tower located ~200 m north of the Laboratory. The physical separation between the two sensors may produce small differences in observations.

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ESRL Wind Plots

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